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Matthew harris

How to treat red eye after delivery?

My wife got red eyes after delivery. Is this dangerous sign? How to treat it?
02/21/2013

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  • Savannah taylor

    Well, as a matter of fact, it is quite normal to have red eyes after delivery. First, you should know that the main cause of red eyes can be the eye infection, and it is caused by bacterial, viral, and allergic. So, when you have eye infection, your eyes can be itchy, aching, and red. What is more, after deliverying, it is easier to have eye infection, which give rise to red eyes. To treat it, there are a few measures to relieve it. You are supposed to have some cold compresses on your eyes. For example, you can have some cold cucumber or tea bags. By using it, it will just make your situation better. In addition, do not rub your eyes even your eyes feel itching. Avoid get something into eyes because it's bad for your eyes recover. Last but not the least, you could also have the good rest for the eyes to let the eyes get recovery soon.
    02/21/2013
  • Jocelyn david

    There are many things that can cause red eyes. In details, tired, eye strain, allergies, stress and infection can contribute to red eyes. So, if you want to get rid of the red eyes quickly, you shall know what causes it. That is to say, you'd better take your wife to get an eye check first. Anyway, here are some common tips for people suffer red eyes: using eye drops to keep the eyes moist and release from tiredness. Besides, you can also apply a compress. Usually, cold compresses are recommend to the red eyes. Hope this can help your wife. Good luck.
    02/21/2013
  • b0wfing3r

    Do not so worry. All this just because your wife has a weak immune system after delivery and bacteria and virtues have chances to enter her eyes. The one who get red eye may find bloodshot in eyes and eye pain also occur. Red eyes are caused by the enlarged and dilated blood vessels in the surface of the eye (conjunctiva) becoming irritated. Red eye could be due to an illness, injury, eye infections, or other condition such as allergies. So make sure your living place is clean and your wife had better stay away from pets and pollens if possible. You could also consider rinsing her eyes with warm and cool water. The best thing you can do is to seek professional eye care and avoid taking any medicines without prescription, or something unsafe matters will transmit to your newborn baby through mother body.
    02/24/2013
  • Caitlin

    Delivery is very physical. Because of strain, exhaustion, and overall physical activity, some new mothers come out of the process with bloodshot, red or black eyes. For this condition, apply a bag of ice to the eyes for 15minutes, and repeat it every day for several times. Your wife's eyes will be recovered after several days.
    02/25/2013
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