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Dr. Eric Rothchild

Ophthalmology
Saint George, GA

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Ophthalmology

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English

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9 Answers
19 Agrees
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Rothchild
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No: Initial treatment should be warm compresses with massage, then an antibiotic/steroid ointment then a steroid injection can be implamented before a sur... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Rothchild
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Diabetic Retinopathy: Leakage of blood vessels in the retina due to diabetes can cause temporary and/or permanent decrease in vision. Hemmorhage, cotton wool spots and edem... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Rothchild
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Causes of Cataracts: In addition to what has already been mentioned , age and previous eye surgery can promote progression of a cataract.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Rothchild
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Swollen Eye Lid: Warm compress, lid scrubs, possibly topical or even oral antibiotics. Most importantly, it is important to find out the reason or etiology of this lid... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Rothchild
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Mult. Manifestations: Decrease in vision, altered color perception, double vision, visual field abnormalities, proptosis, pupilary response defects, just to name a few. Thi... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Rothchild
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No drops until exam: I would not reccomend any eye drops until a complete ophthalmologic exam is performed. There are many reasons why one may have a red eye. 1. Allergy, ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Rothchild
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Eye Pressure: One needs to be evaluated for glaucoma(elevated eye pressure), sinus disease, orbital disease process and or thyroid dysfunction. A thorough ophthalmo... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Rothchild
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Myopia Stablization: Myopia typically plateaus in one's early 20's. It is a very individual process. Some peple's myopia may take until their 30'a to stabilize.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Rothchild
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Don't be alarmed!: If you are looking at the inner portion of the lower lid, that is near your nose, you have located the lower puntum. This is a structure that is respo... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rothchild is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rothchild is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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