Doctor Q&A for Dr. Azhar Salahuddin

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Common problem: The first step is to be evaluated by an eye doctor to make sure you don't have any retinal problems that may have resulted in bleeding. Assuming that ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Check blood pressure: What you have sounds like 'orthostatic hypotension'. When you stand up, blood rushes away from your head and you may get light headed and feel like yo... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
No: Patching is not done for crossed eyes, per se. It's for treating a lazy eye and forcing you to use it by blocking the other eye. Once the eye strenght... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Regular checks: Unfortunately many people are unaware they have glaucoma until it has already caused damage, so you are right to ask about prevention. There is no way... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
15 minutes: Depending on the technique, it takes about 15 minutes for both eyes.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Try flushing it: If you feel you have something in your eye, try flushing it with an eye wash first. If that doesn't work, you need to see your eye doc. If not removed... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
No: After lasik, your vision will be a little blurry. Also, you may get some sedation (valium) and driving would be too dangerous.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Heat: The first thing is to apply a lot of heat. Boil an egg, wrap it in cloth and keep it over your eye 10 min on, 10 min off. If it's still there a few we... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Many reasons: Dry eye has several causes. Usually it is due to increased evaporation rate (dry wind blowing in your face, staring at a computer screen all day, etc)... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Get checked: Much like you feel pain when you pull on your skin, you see flashes when something tugs on your retina. It is usually a sign of the vitreous (the gel ... Read More
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