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Dr. Benjamin Rubin
38 years experience in Ophthalmology
It can: Uv can damage the cornea, always use protection.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Many: There are several food ingredients that reduce the risk of eye disease. This includes lutein and zeaxanthin which is found in dark green leafy vegeta ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: Using your eyes will not harm them. If you cannot see your computer well, you should get some glasses for this.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Worrying: Stress and worrying can focus on any area, including eye health. Eyesight is certainly important, but the more worrying, the more stress and vice ver ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
It should but: It may not cover purely cosmetic procedures. It's best to check with your ophthalmologist and insurance advocate or repres ntative(call Mass health) t ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Monocular Diplopia: Monocular Diplopia is almost always due to something in that eye: cataract (PSC), irregular astigmatism (send us copy of your Pentacam), irregular ner ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Eye Exam: CC means with correct, like glasses or contact lenses. OD, right eye. OS, left eye. 20/25-2 means that you missed 2 letters on the 20/25 line on the v ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Usually not: If the vision in one eye is normal, the lowered vision in the fellow eye will not impede academic achievement. There is little in academics that req ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilyn Huheey
50 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: The lasers used in medical treatment of diseases do not scan, they focus on the part of the body to be treated. Scanning lasers read bar codes , but ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience in Ophthalmology
Only if prescription: Prescriptions glasses, if tilted, will have a different effective power than intended. This will give poorer vision. It is part of an opticians job to ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Exam: An infrequent but likely reaction to dilating eye drops may have occurred, resulting in red,itchy, & swollen eyelids. Cool compresses, preservativ ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Several: If you have no vision or poor vision in one eye, then your true 3 d vision will be impaired. If one eye is crossed looking out or in, then 3 d vision ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Barakeh
23 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: The image is the same as if you were looking the entire 20 feet (or 6 meters). The virtual image produced by the mirror is 20 feet away. Now, if the m ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Ballitch
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Optic neuritis: You need to see an ophthalmologist asap. The biggest concern in a woman your age would be optic neuritis. This would explain your symptoms best. You n ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Constad
40 years experience in Ophthalmology
Could be: Be sure that the doctor did a dilated exam of the back of the eye. They would have put in drops and had you wait 15-30 minutes for the drops to have w ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Marquart
39 years experience in Neurosurgery
Yearly: A complete ophthalmologic exam includes dilating the pupils to examine the optic nerve and the retina for multiple conditions.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Pink: A healthy optic nerve is pink.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Titone
36 years experience in Ophthalmology
Nearsightedness: Nearsightedness (myopia) is a condition where the optical system of the eye is too powerful for the length of the eye. This results in images being fo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Chiang
15 years experience in Ophthalmology
Regular eye exam: Yes, your eye care professional will at minimum take measurements of your visual acuity (e.g. 20/20) and eye pressure. Your refraction (vision correct ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Blepharoplasty: A blepharoplasty can improve the way your eye looks if you have excess skin or some puffiness.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Go see another doc: Yes, i know, a 4th eye specialist. But i just find it hard to believe that pain, pus & losing some vision are normal. Maybe explanation was lost somew ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Response: Since all you provide are some brief findings regarding your retinas, I must conclude these tests were obtained due to some neurological symptoms. Th ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
WHO and health: Great question. Let's do 2nd opinion and discuss in detail.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: using the eyes does not affect the condition.
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