Q. Which eye drops should we use during eye flu, a common question asked to me by everybody?
Ans. Actually eye drops can harm you especially if it contains steroids. A simple superficial erosion can become ulcer with steroids eye drops. Steroids eye drops may hasten the improvement in symptoms but at a cost.
Q. What is the nature and duration of this eye-flu epidemic?
Ans. This flu lasts for 3-5 days. Only some lubricating eye drops are required and personal hygiene needs to be taken care of.
Message: Do not use eye drops on your own in eye flu. It may harm your eyes. Better consult your eye specialist.