At the start of your eye exam, remember to tell your doctor all the medications you are taking whether prescribed or over-the-counter.  Some eye drops are related to other drugs and may cause an allergic reaction.  Mild side effects may include redness of the eye, eye irritation or temporary blurred vision.  Rarely, more severe side effects can occur.

Prescription eye drops are extremely potent and should only be used under the direction of your doctor.  Do not, under any circumstances, use medication prescribed for someone other than yourself.

When visiting your doctor, make sure you know the names and dosages of each medication you are taking.  This will assist the doctor in finding the best treatment for you.

Be sure to discuss any concerns regarding your medication with your doctor.

Sources:  (www.eyecareinstitute.com or www.eyecareamerica.com)

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Louisville, KY 40206

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