Doctor Q&A for Dr. Rebecca Dale

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Doesn't hurt: Most people with glaucoma do not actually have any symptoms, and the link between diabetes and glaucoma is confusing (linked in some studies and not i ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Headache type: Could be a primary stabbing headache or "ice pick" headache, tends to cause intense pain for only a few moments. Rarely treated because it's over by ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Tricky: No great answer for this - perhaps an eyelash curler or a clear mascara product to move the lashes up and away from eyes.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible rebound: If you are having daily headaches, would recommend seeing your primary doctor for help with medications to prevent headaches. Daily use of over-the-c ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Hard to judge: An important part of surgery is the care following the surgery. It is general practice receive your care for the few weeks following surgery from eit ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Other symptoms?: Do you have allergy symptoms? This can cause "allergic shiners", like bruising under the eye.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible: Common causes for eye twitching are surface issues (dryness, irritation), fatigue, caffeine intake, and sometimes for now apparent reason.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Pain, blur: Intermittent or early angle closure may have no symptoms, or may manifest with pain, aching over the brow, blurred vision, seeing haloes around lights ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
21 years experience Ophthalmology
No repair: Unfortunately, vision loss due to damage to the optic nerve from glaucoma is not considered reversible. This is part of the reason that screening for ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Dale
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on cause: Swelling under the lids due to fatigue or allergy can be treated with rest, cool compresses, treatment of underlying inflammation with allergy meds. ... Read More
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