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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.
Current as of: May 5, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Current as of:
May 5, 2019
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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