Dr. Stan Coleman

Ophthalmology
Baltimore, MD
65 years experience male

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Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmology

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English

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248 Answers
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Sleep: Try other over the counter meds as melatonin.There are several others available not related to nyquil. If sleep problems persist see your MD
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Sinus problem: Sinus problem usually does not change vision or is associated with crossed eyes.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Eye bump: Probably a pingueculum which is benign,but should be seen by ophthalmologist to make the proper diagnosis. The other lesion to be seen in this locatio... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Low Sodium: Causes of low sodium include. Consumption of excess fluids,heart failure,kidney failure,high level of ADH,diarrhea and taking diuretics
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Causes of OA: There are many causes of optic atrophy other than tumor The mri will help to rule that out. You should see a neurologist or neuro-ophthalmologist to e... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Hyperopia: Your child is hyperopic to a rather high degree. This is in no way related to blindness. The glasses should provide very good vision. You should have ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Rpe: Retinal pigment epithelium is the pigmented layer of the retina.It can be thickened in the very young and is considered congenital. It also can occur ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Eye wash: Any one is possible but unlikely to happen. However this is unnecessary and should be discontinued.Warm compresses would be adequate.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Anxiety: Anxiety and stress can cause many types of symptoms. You should consult medical doctor concerning your symptom and he will decide what and if somethin... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Red eye: There are many causes of a red eye. You should see an ophthalmologist who will determine the cause and the necessary treatment.
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A member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Covid 19: The answer is yes if that person has the disease. Eyes nose and mouth can be points of entry.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Hpv infection: Hpv infection of the conjunctiva of the eye can lead to squamous cell carcinoma.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Cornea: A corneal abrasion is usually associated with foreign body sensation,injection and tearing.You should see an ophthalmologist for proper diagnosis and ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Treatment: The timing of treatment is due to what findings the doctor notes during the testing for the retinal changes in the retinopathy. This dictates when and... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Irritation: If the eye stays irritated and injected after 24 hours you should see an ophthalmologist mainly to be sure of any damage to the cornea.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Prk : Prk should not cause keratoconus. A person with keratoconus should not have a prk.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Need to know more history, eye itself or lids. No matter see an ophthalmologist for proper care.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Blur: The most common cause of this type of symptom is dry eye. Associated with this is a probable decrease in the blink reflex which can occur with prolong... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Expired drops: The simple answer is No. May be symptomatic but on stopping will cause no permanent problems.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Though rare amyloidosis can occur in the lacrimal gland. Causes swelling in upper outer portion of the upper lid. Diagnosis requires a biopsy. Your o... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Solar retina problem: The retinal scarring caused by solar problem is usually persistent. Consult an ophthalmologist for the final answer which can be given by observation ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Diabetic tetinopathy: The type of treatment performed is determined by the retinal findings. Your ophthalmologist will review what will be necessary and you can discuss inv... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Lid lumps: Sound as though you have chalazia. These are inflammation of lid glands called meibomian glands. Usually warm compresses help.However a visit to an op... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Exam: Absolutely see an ophthalmologist. Especially for diabetic check of retina and if opaque view is a cataract.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
I don’t think this has to do with bursting blood vessels however a visit to an ophthalmologist would be helpful.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Commonly sinus or migraine problem. See your medical Md and he will refer to specialist if necessary.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Initially when you get an astigmatic correction it may take several days to accommodate to the glasses.If the problem persists see the doctor who pres... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
You must see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause of the diplopia and the necessary treatment.Squinting might help if it is associated with a ref... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
This is probably a chalazion an inflammation of a meibomian gland of the eyelid. Warm compresses will also help.This is a benign lesion. If it persist... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Valsartan: This medication has been recalled because of danger of liver and bowel cancer. Should be discontinued and an appropriate similar drug be used.
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A female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Sagging skin: You should see a plastic surgeon who will evaluate the situation and advise what treatments are available.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Travoprost: Usually not recommended below age of 16 years.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Swelling: Swelling of the lids can be caused by several things.You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause and institute treatment.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Viral infection: Antibiotics are not effective in viral infections.The infections are also very contagious.Your ophthalmologist after determining the extent and exact ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Chalazion: they are probably both chalazia. Warm compresses are indicated for both. Sometimes systemic antibiotics such as doxycycline are indicated when the cha... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Tear enzyme .: lysozyme in tears can kill bacteria.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Depends on size: Depends on size of the area excised.After this period of time,you should return to your surgeon for advice . There may be some drops that will help th... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Infection: infection can occur but highly unlikely.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Spots: These are called floaters and due to degeneration in the vitreous of the eye. This is usually benign,and improves with time. However,it is important t... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Pigment: One cause can be pigment diffusion syndrome when pigment is liberated into the anterior chamber of the eye, causing blur after exercise. Your ophthalm... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Dilated pupils: If the dilation is from drops during an exam they usually return to normal by the next day. However they can stay dilated a day or two in some cases. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Multiple treaments: treatment depends on the severity of the dryness.can consist of simple lubricating drops,moving forward to restasis,punctual plugs,and may require a s... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Tearing: tearing can be caused by multiple conditions. You should see your ophthalmologist who can determine the cause and treat the condition.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Cat eye: cat eye syndrome is a congenital chromosomal defect in which there can be loss of iris tissue giving the eye a cat like appearance.there can be other ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Laser: A Lasix (furosemide) procedure would the choice to correct your myopia.!
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Dry eyes: Swimming probably not a cause of dry eyes. The chlorine certainly is an irritant. Any Otc lubricating drops preferable non preserved can be helpful.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Floater: This is a vitreous floater. Vitreous is a gel in the middle of the eye and tends to liquify and some small areas remain solid and float around in the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
I maze gold: This is a drop that contains antiallergic meds and lubricants. It relieves allergic symptoms,itching, irritation and some redness.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Infection: If you have signs or symptoms of infection about the eyes, you must consult an ophthalmologist.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 65 years experience
Ignore: Amblyopia in an adult eye makes keeping the opposite eye healthy the main action.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Coleman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Coleman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! thanks a lot although i'm using Omega-3 but it seems not enough .. I will try those you write
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! will contact gp and see if i can get a referal with an opthal. tnx
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Love to get it 100% fixed someday, but contact lenses for now! Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Virginia School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1958MD

Residency

BARNES JEWISH HOSPITAL

Awards

Top Ophthalmologist , Second Place, Maryland - Fall
2014
Top Doctor, Third Place, the Baltimore Region - Spring
2017
Thought Leader, Second Place, the Baltimore Region - Spring
2017
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