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Dr. Kenneth Gordon

Ophthalmology
Los Angeles, CA
48 years experience male

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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
124 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
Maybe: Pink eye or conjunctivitis has many causes, and herpes viral infection is one possible cause.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
See an eye MD: Eyelid pain may be caused by a variety of conditions. It could be a chalazion, hordeolum (stye), blepharitis, benign or malignant tumor, calcium depos... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
See a rheumatologist: Testing done under the supervision of a rheumatologist and ophthalmologist may help to determine the cause. And maybe not. It may take a long time t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
5-10%: The general estimate for lasik enhancement is 5-10%. It is more commonly needed in people with greater refractive error pre-operatively.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
No: Zyrtec (cetirizine) will do nothing for a broken blood vessel in your eye. Only time will take care of it.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
See an eyeMD: How do you know that they itch? That is a symptom. Mif the eyes are red, that could be caused by a variety of things. No "gunk"is a good thing, but ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
See an eye MD: I don't have enough information. If it is on the eyeball, it could be a variety of things, and if it on the eyelid, it could be other things. To g... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
Try a warm compress: It could be a variety of conditions, caused by many different things. If it doesn't respond to warm compresses 4 times a day for about 5 minutes ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
May be trigeminal ne: May be trigeminal neuralgia or herpes zoster ophthalmicus. Either can have similar symptoms.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
NO: The sclerae appears blue when it is thin. What makes it appear that way is the deep layer within the eye, called the choroid. This layer is between ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
You don't: It is genetic. It cannot be removed. If you are on aprostoglandin analog for the treatment of glaucoma or for eyelash growth, you may increase melan... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
Probably DRY EYE: Dry eye syndrome is the most likely cause of burning of the eyes. If your eyes feel tired, it also goes along with dry eye. If you are tired, it mig... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
Redness, tearing: The most common finding is redness. May be accompanied by tearing, discharge, eye discomfort, tender, palpable lymph nodes.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
Not yet: You may have a viral illness or other infection. The eye pain may be common associated dry eye or a symptom of an infection.
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
Maybe: Depending on the scar, it may be amenable to surgery that could improve the vision. You would need to see an ophthalmologist to make that determinati... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Gordon
48 years experience
Could be a lot of th: Most likely dry eye. Could br a corneal abrasion or an actual foreign body. Best to see an ophthalmologist. You may first try otc artificial tears l... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gordon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gordon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I was worried light could cause burn
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thats sad.. but truth is often sour
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Thanks for your quick reply! Right on time

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tulane University School of Medicine, LA
Graduated 1974MD
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