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Dr. Melissa Neal

Ophthalmology
Holtsville, NY
17 years experience

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Ophthalmology

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English

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16 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
It varies: This is a difficult question because there are many things which can happen to the lens of the eye. Also it depends on if the question relates to bir... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Unlikely: Most likely your eyes are itchy from dust or other allergy causing particles in the dust. I would recommend that you flush out your eyes with artifi... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
See your doctor: What you describes could be pink eye or something more serious. If you are also having any pain or blurred vision i would see someone as soon as poss... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
It depends: There are many things that have been linked to increase cataracts aging, diabetes, certain medications, smoking, trauma, and uv light exposure. Incr... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Yes: During pregnancy there are lots of growth factor which are present. As such, diabetic changes in the eyes can develop during pregnancy and can get wo... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Warm compresses: A stye is caused by an oil gland at the base of the lashes getting clogged and causing some inflammation. Essentially it is like a pimple. Take a wa... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
See a Eye Doctor: It depends what other symptoms are associated with you "blisters". It is hard to tell what the findings are from the description. There could be sim... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
See an eye doctor: You are likely developing a PVD in the other eye. I would recommend that you are seen by an eye doctor for a dilated examination, to make sure that t... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Sure: Pink eye is most likely viral. Therefore, the eye drops that you have are likely for bacterial conjunctivitis or (pink eye). If this is viral pink e... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
No: Redness in the eyes usually is your bodies way of telling you that there is some underlying inflammation or irritations. Common causes are dry eyes, a... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Purpose: It depends on why you are using retina. If you are using retina for acne, i would suggest just using it on the areas of the skin which are clean shav... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
See your doctor: This something that you should be see your doctor about as soon as possible. There are a list of things that could be causing your symptoms. You sho... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
No: This can not hurt the eyes.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Need Evaluation: Dryness with flaking skin around the eyes could be related to excema or ocular allergies if you are rubbing your eyes frequently. Or a localized dry... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Depends: Is the double vision with one eye open or both eyes. If you have double vision that goes away with either eye closed, this is a more serious conditio... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Not likely: Twitching of your eyelid is most likely caused by stress. There are some rare conditions where eyelid twitching is a symptoms, but these have to be ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Neal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Neal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

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Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated 2005MD
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