What Are The Uses Of Polyvinyl alcohol?
Polyvinyl alcohol is a water-soluble synthetic polymer majorly used in ophthalmic solutions. It acts as a lubricant. It helps to prevent contamination of lens before inserting in the eye and relieves irritated eyes, dry eyes caused due to the wind, heat/air conditioning, sun computer use/reading.
What Are The Side Effects Of Polyvinyl alcohol?
Polyvinyl alcohol is usually safe, but in some cases may cause side effects such as:
- Temporary blurred vision
- Temporary burning / stinging / irritation / redness of eyes
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Polyvinyl alcohol?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Hypersensitivity towards the drug polyvinyl alcohol or any other allergies.