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.
January 25, 2013
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
& Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
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