When inflammation of the sebaceous gland in the eyelid appears swollen bladder. It increases in size, causes discomfort, tearing and severe pain. At the first signs of abscess formation, treatment should begin immediately. As an emergency, it is advisable to use barley ointment on the eye. What and how to apply it?
Will ointment from barley help?
Along with eye drops a very good result in the fight against barley give ointment. They speed up the process of ripening of the abscess, localize the lesion, do not allow it to capture new parts of the century. Since the drug is directly in the sore spot, it quickly penetrates the inflamed sebaceous gland and inhibits bacteria.
The only minus that is inherent in ointments is that after their application, a glance at a short time becomes foggy. But pharmacists managed to solve this problem. They have developed transparent eye gels that purify the organ of vision.
We treat in the old fashioned way: what time-tested medicines will most quickly remove barley?
If you need an effective ointment of barley on the eye, then ask the pharmacy one of these tools:
It is well tolerated, rarely provokes side effects, and quickly relieves abscess. Its active ingredient is tetracycline. The tool effectively suppresses harmful microflora and helps to restore immunity. Ointment must be applied to the inflamed eyelid 2 p. per day. The duration of treatment with tetracycline ointment for barley on the eye ranges from 3-4 days to 2-3 weeks. During treatment, adverse reactions may occur (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomatitis, an allergic skin rash). It is not recommended to use tetracycline ointment in case of individual intolerance of its components, in case of problems with kidneys, leukopenia and fungal diseases. This tool is not suitable for pregnant women and children under 5 years.
Purchase of the drug will cost 42 rubles.
Its main component is the antibiotic erythromycin, which affects a wide range of pathogenic microorganisms. Ointment (the size of a pea) should be applied to the eyelid in the place of the appearance of purulent bag. The procedure is repeated three times a day for 14 days. Since the drug acts delicately and contains a non-toxic antibiotic, it can be used to combat the barley of a woman "in position", children and elderly patients. There are very few contraindications - severe liver disease and kidney disease, breastfeeding, jaundice, and an increased sensitivity to the active substance. If you violate the prescribed instructions for use, then you may receive local irritation on the skin.
The cost of funds - 27 rubles.
Its main component - hydrocortisone acetate, auxiliary - nipagin, medical petrolatum. The tool quickly relieves swelling, reduces inflammation of the eyes, reduces the concentration of lymphocytes and leukocytes. However, the effect of the ointment is aimed solely at stopping the symptoms of barley, but not at treatment. It can be used during pregnancy (but not longer than 10 days). To remove the barley, take no more than 4 mm of ointment and put a clean finger over the affected eyelid. The procedure is repeated up to 4 times a day. Treatment usually lasts a week. Among the contraindications - diabetes, glaucoma, viral or fungal eye damage, high blood pressure, age under 18 years.
The ointment has a very attractive price - 19 rubles.
Reputable newbies: more modern products
The list of the most popular new ointments from the abscess on the eye opens Floksal. From barley such a tool will help get rid of 4-7 days (maximum ointment is allowed to apply for 2 weeks). The action of the drug is due to the presence of Ofloxacin (ABShS). To use the drug is quite simple: for the lower eyelid of the eye, on which barley “settled”, it is necessary to put 1.5 cm of ointment. Such manipulations should be done 2 to 3 or 4 times during the day. Ointment is prohibited for pregnant women. It is well tolerated, rarely provokes side effects, and quickly relieves abscess.
This is quite an expensive tool - from 142 to 209 rubles.
Another tool that has managed to win the trust of patients is Tobrex. It belongs to the aminoglycoside antibiotics. The active ingredient is tobramycin. The drug is almost not absorbed from the surface of the conjunctiva, and therefore does not affect the activity of internal organs. It is suitable for adults and children. The ointment is applied to the abscess in the amount of 1.25 cm every 1-4 hours for 7-10 days. The tool should be squeezed on the abscess straight from the tube. Then, closing his eyes, rotate the pupil in a circle. Do not open the eyes for about 5 minutes. It is recommended to wash your eyes with strong tea brewing.
Pregnant and lactating mothers should refuse to use Tobrex.
Ointment costs about 190 rubles.
How to use this method correctly?
Any ointment against barley on the eye should be applied correctly - only in this case, it will produce the effect that is expected of it. Use these guidelines:
- it is better to use the drug in combination with drops with an interval of one to one and a half hours from 2 to 3 times per day;
- Before applying the product to the inflamed area, you should thoroughly wash your hands with antibacterial soap and wipe them dry. After that, a small portion of the tool squeeze on the index finger, move the eyelid down and apply ointment on the conjunctival sac. Both the affected and healthy eyes should be treated;
- if you wear contact lenses, be sure to remove them before using the medication;
- it is necessary to remove decorative cosmetics from eyelashes and eyelids.
- Treatment with ointments can be no longer than 2 weeks, because the addiction develops further, and the tool ceases to act.
With such a problem as barley, few rush to see a doctor. And it is absolutely in vain! Although the pharmacy offers a variety of eye ointments without a prescription, self-treatment is fraught with the development of complications. Only an ophthalmologist will be able to choose the most effective and safe ointment, determine the need for other medicines and prescribe them.