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Warm Compresses for Eye Problems

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Topic Overview

Warmth may relieve pain, relax muscle spasms, increase circulation, and help heal a wound or other problems that affect the eye.

For an eye problem, use either of the following methods:

Commercial hot packs are not recommended. They are often too heavy and bulky to use near the eye. Also, if a commercial hot pack leaks, chemicals from the bag might get in the eye.


Credits for Warm Compresses for Eye Problems

Current as of: April 29, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine


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