Hydrocortisone Acetate Eye Ointment is a type of medication that is used to reduce inflammation and swelling in the eye.Hydrocortisone acetate is a corticosteroid medication that works by reducing the immune response in the eye, thereby reducing inflammation and swelling. Hydrocortisone Acetate Eye Ointment is commonly used to treat eye conditions such as allergic conjunctivitis, which is an inflammation or swelling of the conjunctiva due to an allergic reaction.
The ointment is applied directly to the affected eye or eyes, usually two to four times a day, for the prescribed duration of treatment. It should be applied according to the instructions provided by a healthcare provider, and care should be taken to avoid touching the tip of the ointment tube to the eye or any other surface to avoid contamination.Hydrocortisone Acetate Eye Ointment is not recommended for long-term use and should only be used under the guidance of a healthcare provider. It can have side effects, such as vision changes or increased pressure in the eye, so it is important to inform the healthcare provider of any pre-existing eye conditions or medications being taken.