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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.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerChristopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
Current as ofMay 23, 2016
Current as of:
May 23, 2016
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
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