Prednisolone is a steroid medicine. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Prednisolone ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to treat eye swelling caused by allergy, infection, injury, surgery, or other conditions. Prednisolone ophthalmic may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Omnipred is a prescription eye droplet used in treatment of the inflammation of the eyes. The inflammation may be caused by other conditions like allergic conjunctivitis. Omnipred operates by blocking the production of substances made in the body which cause inflammation. The process therefore brings down the swelling.