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Dr. Stan Coleman

Ophthalmology
Baltimore, MD
64 years experience male

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Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmology

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245 Answers
413 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Sagging skin: You should see a plastic surgeon who will evaluate the situation and advise what treatments are available.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Blur: the cause must be determined by seeing your ophthalmologist.I don't think either of the reasons you stated are the cause.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Big in eye: You must see an ophthalmologist since it is obvious additional treatment will be necessary when the proper diagnosis is made.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Infection: infection can occur but highly unlikely.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Bubble: Sounds as though this is a conjunctival cyst, called a goblet cell cyst.If so it is perfectly benign. Usually no treatment is necessary,unless it accu... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Laser: A Lasix (furosemide) procedure would the choice to correct your myopia.!
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Ignore: Amblyopia in an adult eye makes keeping the opposite eye healthy the main action.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Iris: you need to see an ophthalmologist who can observe the area and provide a diagnosis.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Fever: You should see your Pediatrician to make the diagnoses and determine the treatment. If necessary to see any other doctors also will be determined.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Steroid: I would suggest the steroid use initially, then can use natural remedies.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Sinus problem: Sinus problem usually does not change vision or is associated with crossed eyes.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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
A male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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
A member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Covid and eye: If your hand has virus and you rub your eye you can get the virus. Keep your hands clean and away from your face,
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Expired drops: The simple answer is No. May be symptomatic but on stopping will cause no permanent problems.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Lid lesion: This is more likely a chalazion,inflammation in meibomian gland.Usually warm compresses help. If it doesn’t improve after warm compresses 4x a day abo... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Need to know more history, eye itself or lids. No matter see an ophthalmologist for proper care.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Sector: sectoral heterochromia is a very rare condition in which the iris has two distinct colors. It is usually hereditary and of no ocular consequence. It ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Hpv infection: Hpv infection of the conjunctiva of the eye can lead to squamous cell carcinoma.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Antibiotic: Yes,antibiotic resistance can occur, but brain tumor is extremely doubtful.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Eye sight change: Distance vision usually stabilizes around18-20. Near vision usually begins to change around40,and changes until around 55. Diseases of the eyes can cr... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Methotrexate: Visual side effects can occur while using methotrexate. You should notify your doctor and he will determine the significance and what is necessary to... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Pinguecula : Pingueculum is an area of degeneration in the conjunctiva,the outer covering of the eye,caused by the suns uv light.Usually located nasally.No treatme... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Floaters: Usually floaters are mainly benign and annoying.Usually improve with time. However when present one must be sure the retina is not injured.You must be... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Red eye: You should see an ophthalmologist to diagnose the problem and prescribe the proper medication.The gentamicin may be ok but should not be used until a ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Dilated pupil: There are no significant health risks from a dilated pupil You should wear sunglasses that block the harmful sun rays.There is a surgical procedure if... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Brimonidine: It makes no difference. However most side effects are local, to the eye only.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Deformed skull: Caused by back sleeping which is important. Can change head side to side, turn over but must observe if this is done.Also there is a helmet that can p... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
HIV test: The test can be successful up to 12 weeks after the event.It is 99% successful.
A member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
COVID 19: Eye involvement in covid 19 can occur, but is rare. Ocular involvement usually occurs late in covid 19 infection,when the individual is well known to ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Rash: Your son should be seen by ophthalmologist to make diagnosis and determine the proper treatment.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
The major effect of this situation is dryness due to decrease of blink reflex over time.Try to avoid the problem by stoping after 20 or so minutes and... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 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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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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