My 96 year old mother in law has chronic dry eye and now is complaining of shooting pain behind her eyes when she lays down at night. She uses Visene tears to lubricate the eyes and has for years. She also has had cataract surgery with lens implant. She just told me about the pain and it is Sat. Will make an appointment Mon. I am an RN and want to know if I can do something to help.View Thread
We have an appointment on next Thurs. Her eyes have been better. Using an lubricant ointment at night has seemed to help. She has had a dry eye problem for years. I was concerned about glaucoma but she has none of the other symptoms of that. She is also a bit of a hypochondriac also well documented so it is hard to assess her sometimes. Just the knowledge that she is going to see the Dr. seems to have alleviated a lot of the discomfort also. Thanks for your concern. DoodleView Thread
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