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Mild Irritation

I have used kajal/kohl for 7 years and there was never any problem. However when I recently had a case of allergic conjunctivitis, the doctor asked me to stop using kajal completely. I wish to be able to use kajal once in a while, definitely not for daily use. The last two times I applied kajal, I had mild irritation in the eyes after removing it. I do not understand this as I used it for 7 years without any problem. I do not want to go back to daily usage, but can I use kajal occasionally?
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Dr. Vaibhev Mittal
8 yrs. of exp | Sangrur | Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

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Hello you can use kajal occasionally... In India,most common allergan is dust and dirt Avoid dust and dirt Cold compresses Avoid rubbing eyes Regards
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Dr. V Madhavi
7 yrs. of exp | Chittoor | Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon
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If you have irritation twice.. have u used same Kajal brand.. check once after changing the company..always better to use branded once... I think this time u ll not have that much irritation
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