Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Lefatshe | 2008/12/05

Q.

Itchy Eye

Hi Doc, I have 3 yr old son who goes to creche. Lately he' s been scratching his left eye and says it' s itchy, the eye has changed colour to brown it does not go red. Any recomendations to stop the itching?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your son has an eye allergy. He needs to use anti allergic eye drops for this complaint. It is not easy to use eye drops in young children but he will benefit a lot from using this treatment.Speak to your pharmacist.

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