Doctor Q&A for Dr. Benjamin Rubin

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
No: that is the frontal bone and the zygomatic arch. if you have any other questions please send me a virtual consult. Benjamin Rubin, MD
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Meds: This is a decision that you must make in consultation with your ophthalmologist. If you have recent onset glaucoma or established glaucoma you can be ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergy: 1- oral antihistamine over the counter and ocular antihistamine drops 2- frequent cold ice compress 3- showering to rid pollen from body
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Trauma : sunlight is not harmful but you must see an ophthalmologist to rule out internal traumatic disease
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Viral : all on the same side? Could be viral. Differential includes herpes simplex and shingles. You should see an internist or ENT
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Snap and crack: For the same size lens Plastic is heavier. Polycarbonate will be uv400. For those 2 you probably can't tell. Plastic snaps or shatters went bent past ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally safe : If more modern lenses and if not fit too tight 8 hours should be ok, but yearly exam needed to. Make sure you don't develop neovascular vessels which ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Abscess: Could be a chalazion, clogged oil gland surrounded by inflammatory scar tissue. Go to an ophthalmologist. Treatment is hot compress, steroid and antib ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Prp: Because this retina will now start to produce vegf stimulating neovascular vessels and fronds. Prp will hopefully stop this from happening.
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