Topical steroids around eyes

It is important to use the correct amount of topical steroid for your eczema, as instructed by your healthcare professional. Topical steroids should be applied with clean hands so that the skin just glistens. It can sometimes be difficult to judge how much steroid to use and there are guidelines on the amount required to cover body areas that are affected by eczema. These are based on the Finger Tip Unit (FTU), and explained in detail in our fact sheet which you can download as a pdf from the related documents to the right of this page.

Hydrocortisone is classed as a mild topical corticosteroid. Topical corticosteroids are also referred to as topical steroids . Topical steroids are used in addition to moisturisers (emollients) for treating inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis . A topical steroid can be used to relieve the symptoms when patches of eczema or dermatitis flare up. Hydrocortisone is also useful in reducing inflammation due insect bites and stings . A doctor may also prescribe hydrocortisone to treat nappy rash in a baby or infant.

Vetericyn Plus Equine OTC products are recommended for use on the following:

  • Cleaning and debriding wounds
  • Scratches
  • Skin rashes
  • Cuts
  • Burns
  • Post-surgical sites
  • Sores
  • Lacerations
  • Hoof ailments
  • Coat health
  • Eye maintenance
  • Rope burns
  • Saddle wounds
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Topical steroids around eyes

topical steroids around eyes

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