Also known as Irritation of eye, Eye Pain, Ocular Pain, and Eye Ache
A dull or sharp painful sensation associated with the outer or inner structures of the eyeball, having different causes.Source: MeSH
The most common causes of pain in eye are conjunctivitis, corneal abrasion, and foreign body in the eye. Other possible causes, such as cataract, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with pain in eye, 62% report having eye redness, 41% report having diminished vision, and 39% report having headache.
Patients with pain in eye often receive cat scan of head, ophthalmic examination and evaluation, nonoperative removal of foreign body, other therapeutic procedures on eyelids; conjunctiva; cornea, ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment, lens and cataract procedures, diagnostic procedures on eye and other extraocular muscle and orbit therapeutic procedures .
|CAT scan of head (Head ct)|
|Ophthalmic examination and evaluation (Eye exam)|
|Nonoperative removal of foreign body||$72|
|Other therapeutic procedures on eyelids; conjunctiva; cornea||$962|
|Ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment||$64|
|Lens and cataract procedures||$1016|
|Diagnostic procedures on eye||$114|
|Other extraocular muscle and orbit therapeutic procedures||$671|
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with pain in eye include erythromycin, gentamicin ophthalmic, tetracaine (one touch), proparacaine ophthalmic, moxifloxacin (avelox), erythromycin ophthalmic, tobramycin (tobi), prednisolone ophthalmic, sodium sulfacetamide ophthalmic, fluorescein ophthalmic, dexamethasone-tobramycin ophthalmic, tobramycin ophthalmic and ciprofloxacin ophthalmic .
|Tetracaine (One Touch)||$12|
|Sodium Sulfacetamide Ophthalmic|