Minims fluorescein are single-use preservative-free eye drops that contain the active ingredient fluorescein. This is a chemical dye that is used to help locate and identify damage to the surface of the eye.
- Detecting damage on the surface of the eye, such as abrasions or ulcers
- Detecting foreign bodies in the eye.
- Helping an eye specialist to fit hard contact lenses.
- These eye drops may also be used during tests to measure the pressure inside the eyeball (Goldmann tonometry