It is clear that eye drops and tablets need to be applied in different ways. It is clear that eye drops and tablets need to be applied in different ways. How tablets are taken, which by the way, rarely be used in ophthalmology to treat, everyone knows: easy to swallow with water. But how are the eyedrops in ophthalmology eye gels and eye ointments prescribed now most commonly applied? Eye drops, gels and nasal are given in the lower conjunctival SAC (between inside of the lower lid and the eye). How this is done is described further down still more. More recently, there is also the possibility to install agents on the surface of the eye (only for dry eyes) by spray gift on the closed eye. Not even the eye makeup is damaged here.
In severe disease Depot injection necessary may be in addition to the eye or behind the eye. She resulted in pros and cons which is various means to disadvantage of the ointments the through constraint Vision (lubricant film on the eye), so that they can be applied only at bedtime. Gels and drops do not affect the eyesight usually. The duration of the effectiveness of eye drops or eye gel depends on the used ingredient. Times between 1 hour and 24 hours are possible. A depot shot next to the eye is attached to the case of arthritis, as the strongest and most lasting effect can be achieved. Unfortunately, injections are not particularly pleasant.
Also, there are injections in the eye now. In this case, a local anesthetic is made prior to the injection, so that the syringe is not painful. About side effects of eye drops (Similarly, in the transferred sense of course where applicable also for eye ointments, eye gels, eye sprays, eye medicine, and many similar medicines.) The side effects depend on eye drops from the used ingredient and by the characteristics of the basic liquid or-salbe. Burning and redness of the eye are at some medicines cannot be avoided. Generally, only a minimum of general effect on the body is achieved by these local therapy. This is highly advantageous for the cortisone used frequently in the field of Ophthalmology, for example. However, the notion that no general effects could occur is wrong. As everyone knows, often taking eye drops, some taste unpleasant. The reason is her drain into the nose and the recording of the nasal mucosa and possibly even a run into the neck bent back head. It may be but still very, very much worse. To cite an extreme example: there are eye drops for adults, with which, as not only parents can imagine, can bring a newborn in mortal danger when intensive or even intense.