Doctor Q&A for Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Oculoplastic surgeon: If there is vision loss due to eyelids insurance should cover it. We can do testing to see if there is loss of vision due to eyelids.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be serious : Pain and blurred vision on one side can be very serious. Horners syndrome with a dissenting anurysm needs to be ruled out. Masses and pcomm anurysms ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Dacryocystitis : it's possible you have an infection of your lacrimal sac. It's the structure that the tears flow through on the way to the nasopharynx. If it doesn't ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Levator: Most common reason is a dehiscence of the levator muscle that occurs with aging. It can be more serious. A horners syndrome or a 3rd nerve palsy. M ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Mestinon (pyridostigmine): We try mestinon (pyridostigmine) first. If the lid droopiness is stable for 6 months then surgery can help.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Orbital injury: Something is going on in the superior orbit. Hematoma, foreign body, infection. The orbit needs imaging to see why the levator and superior rectus a ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Sub periosteal absce: If there is an abscess in the orbit it needs to be drained with Iv antibiotics. We worry that the swelling in the orbit compromises the optic nerve e ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible: After 11 days your symptoms should be much better. If still no improvement a reevaluation is warrented.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Achy: It's normal to have peri orbital soreness after surgery. Headaches can be present as well. It should resolve within a week. If it doesn't see your sur ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe not: It doesn't have to if treated appropriately.
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