Eye Health

Posted by: | 2018/12/06


Eye infection getting worse after treatment

I have been getting random bumps on the upper left eyelid but never anything painful or bothersome. I went to the doctor who gave me some drops. A day into the drop treatment I guess a new infection came about and manifested in the BOTTOM eyelid. This time painful and very bothersome. If I bend over it hurts. So I went to an eye doctor which gave me Maxitrol to be administered 3x a day + Eyelid Foam. So that seemed to be working the bottom eyelid swelling and pain went down significantly after a few days. NOW THE TOP eyelid has swelled up SIGNIFICANTLY and is hurting as well. Is this an emergency situation or should I continue putting the maxitrol. Getting an appointment with an eye doctor here is not easy, the only alternative is emergency room and the like.

Expert's Reply


- 2018/12/07

Hi there

If you are under an Ophthalmologist  for this treatment, it
Would be best to call them and tell them of your new symptoms. Even if this is a clinic etc, please call the clinic and explain the situation.

Best wishes!

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