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Dr. Catherine Lowe

Ophthalmology
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL
45 years experience

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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

7 Answers
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Lowe
Ophthalmology 45 years experience
Corneal scar: white speck is probably on your cornea, clear window of eye, iris (blue or brown) is deep to cornea. Possible old scar you just noticed. from dust, sand or scratch to cornea, hope it is not in your line of vision but off to side closer to white part of eye. we describe lesions on cornea by clock hours and how near they are to pupil (black dot) in center or limbus white area of conjunctiva.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Lowe
Ophthalmology 45 years experience
Neurologic/Vascular: several things can cause your symptoms, Migraine headache, Mild TIA (transient Ischemic Attack) or stroke (Cerebral vascular accident) Hi cholesterol with plaques in blood vessels. Other things can be demyelinating disorders like MS. Multiple Sclerosis.Car accidents with pinched nerves in spine can cause these symptoms,if you are having recurrences you need to see neurologist or Ophthalmologist
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Lowe
Ophthalmology 45 years experience
Blepharitis: Sounds like chronic blepharitis, allergy and possible secondary bacterial infection, meibomian gland disease, oily eye lashes, could be molluscum contagiosum. You need lid hygiene, warm compresses, artificial tears, allergy drops, antibiotic drops and a visit to your local medical eye care specialist/ Ophthalmologist for confirmation and treatment.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lowe is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks sir
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Minnesota Medical School, MN
Graduated 1976MD
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