Is it safe to use alphagan (for a drooping eyelid from Botox) with an over the counter anti-hystamine eyedrop. I have a mild cat allergy and am staying at a house with cats and so I am using anti-hystamine drops. What about natural tears for dry eyes? I haven't started the alphagan yet but recieved it from the pharmacy today and can't reach my doctor to ask this question. Thank you.
Is It Safe to Combine Alphagan for a Drooping Eye with Antihystamine Eyedrops After Botox?
Doctor Answers (1)
It is appropriate to have management by an ophthalmologist.
First, so sorry that you are having an issue after a BOTOX treatment. Alphagan can help drooping for some individuals. It does not sound like the physician who prescribed the alphagan is an ophthalmologist. I would recommend an actual assessment by an ophthalmologist or an oculoplastic surgeon for the ptosis, dry eye, and the allergy.
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