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Flashcards in Eyes Deck (12):
1

Beta blocker eye drops are contraindicated in

HF

2

What makes your eyelashes thicker, longer and dark

Lantanoprost

3

What eye drop changed pH causing an increase in irritation

Latanoprost

4

Interval between application of eye drops

5 mins
(Extend if thicker than drops such as gels)

5

Which should be applied first drops or ointment

Drops then ointment

6

How to avoid nasal drainage (2)

Thicker product
Pressure on the nasal punctum for at least one minute

7

Rare effect of exceptient in eye drops : phosphate

Corneal calcification

8

Hospital ward disposal of eye drops after... According to the BNF

1 week

9

Problem with eye drops and contact lenses

Preservative can accumulate and damage eye. Remove or use preservative free

10

Systemic drugs that can ha adverse effects on lenses

COC
drugs reducing blink rate ( anxiolytic, antihistamines, muscle relaxants)
Reduce lacrimentation (antimuscurinics)
Increase lacrimentation

Isotretinoin ( conjunctival inflamation)
Aspirin (absorbed by contacts causing inflammation)
Rifampicin and sulfasalizine (discolour lenses)

11

Glaucoma treatment to be avoided in those who drive at night?

Pilocarpine- can cause blurred vision especially in reduced lighting

12

What class of glaucoma treatment can effect appearance of the eye and how?

Prostaglandin analogues

Changes to eye colour and dark,long lashes