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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Eyelid cyst: Bumps on the eyelids are quite common. The bump you are describing is consistent with a cyst. Some cysts will get smaller but many have to removed s... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Annual Eye Exams: Drusen can be found in many people. They dont always lead to problems with your vision. Drusen can be a precursor to macular degeneration and is... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Lab testing needed: A large amount of illnesses can cause these symptoms including viral, autoimmune, bacterial, etc diseases. Consult your primary care doctor for an exa... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Can be harmful: Contact lenses are great but they require care and can be harmful if not used appropriately. You should have your eye doctor provide complete educati... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Chalazion: There may be swelling and a bruise after a chalazaion excision. Often performed in-office, there may be mild ache after the procedure. You can often ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Few days to weeks: Most often, abrasions will heal in 2-7 days depending on the age of the patient, size of the abrasion, and mechanism of how the abrasion occurred.
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A member asked:
Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Second Opinion Help: If you still see a spot in your vision and are were not given a answer that you feel explains why you have the spot, i would recommend a second opinio... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Eye spasm: Often, minor eye spasm is not harmful and may last for a few months. It can be caused by stress, certain foods, lack of sleep, etc. This usually res... Read More
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Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Medical Therapy: Depending on the type of cyst, your eye doctor may be correct. However, some lesions on the skin may be improved with warm towels to the area 2 ti... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Eye Exam Needed: First, as you reach 40 yo, you should have a routine eye exam to make sure your eyes are healthy and to look at this red spot. It is difficult to ... Read More
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