Doctor Q&A for Dr. Beth Friedland

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe blepharospasm: Eyelid twitching could be caused by nerve irritation, called blepharospasm, in the orbicularis muscle around the eyelid. Fatigue, dry eyes and other ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
This : This could be a serious neuro-ophthalmological problem, and you need to see a pediatric or neuro-ophtalmologist right a way. It could also be a probl ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Blurry vision after any injury, even if it seems minor, is a warning sign that something more could be going on with your eye injury. Please get it c ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Not as deep as LASIK: The flap in the cornea is not as deep so epi lasik is safer in patients with thin corneas.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly: It is more of an elective procedure not usually covered by insurance. It is considered cosmetic in the sense that you could wear glasses of contact l ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes, depends: Exercise can induce eye fatigue if your work outs are strenuous , and can sometimes lead to eye muscle twitching. Eye muscles are small and can be sen ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes, depends: Exercise can induce eye fatigue if your work outs are strenuous , and can sometimes lead to eye muscle twitching. Eye muscles are small and can be sen ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Brow ache, fatigue: Computer vision syndrome is associated with eye fatigue, and can sometimes lead to brow muscle twitching. Remember to rest your eyes for a few minute ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Try Latisse (bimatoprost): Some patients respond to Latisse (bimatoprost) to grow eyebrows as well as eyelashes, but it depends on the underlying cause of the brow hair loss.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be serious : You may have a sinus infection or cellulitis, but you should see an eyemd to find out what is going on as it could be serious. Usually infections do h ... Read More
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