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 Staff Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofDecember 3, 2017
Current as of:
December 3, 2017
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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