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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
White flashes: White flashes of light seen after being punched in the eye are due to a sudden change in the shape of the eye that can cause the gel in the eye (the v ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
See Eye MD: You should see an ophthalmologist to evaluate for possible injury to your eye.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ray Oyakawa
44 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: This will not cause an aneurysm. However, you should see an ophthalmologist to rule out damage to your anterior segment and the RETINA. You want to ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Punched in the eye: Unless you experience change in vision or a sensation of irritation, which may indicate an abrasion of your cornea, no further evaluation or treatment ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Abrasion / infection: This sounds like either a corneal infection, called a corneal ulcer, or a corneal abrasion. It could also be due to dry eyes- mot enough lubricating t ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
SEE OPHTALMOLOGIST: This is most likely a pterigion. These are caused by uv exposure. I recommend you see an ophtalmologist to have this removed. They can get large an ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
This : This could be a conjunctival hemorrhage. They usually resolve without treatment.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
This sounds : Like an eye infection. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist, .
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience in Ophthalmology
Possibly: If your baby's eyes look normal but one appears larger than the other, she may have some drooping of one of her upper eyelids. If this is significant ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Timothy Carey
35 years experience in Ophthalmology
Maybe or sinusitis: You should be checked out by your primary care provider and you may need to be referred to a specialist.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
SEE EYE SPECIALIST: First, get visual field testing and map out scotoma, and compare with right eye. Could be retinal in origin, but certain patterns may correlate with ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Pain is not good: If you are experiencing pain, you should get checked by an ophthalmologist. Sometimes pain can be referred to the ocular area (such as from sinuses). ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
See Eye Doctor: Your history of arthritis may need to be evaluated further to see if it may be related to your eye issues too, as it's possible, depending on the type ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Allergies : It sounds like an allergy based symptom and may respond well to a trail of over the counter antihistamine eye drop, like Zaditor (ketotifen) ™. You ma ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
No: No, but it would not provide optinal visual acquity either.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Seck
16 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: One way is that it can interfere with eye fluid (aqueous) drainage, leading to increased pressure because the eye continues to produce fluid.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Allergy or infection: If yu sleep with your contact lens then most likely ii could be infection. If you are not light sensitive, no foreign body sensation or pain with vis ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends: Anyone with eye needs to see an ophthalmologist asap. On very rare incident if the injury changes the shape of cornea it may alter the refractive err ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
It can: When any body part becomes inflamed and irritated, referred pain can be felt in surrounding tissues. The eye has a lot of pain receptors and irritati ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Becker
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes, but....: If you are having these issues, you should be in an icu. This is serious. Pupil changes from head injuries are likely a precursor to a fatal event. ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
See eye doctor soon: If your left eye has bad vision, seems smaller, and keeps wandering, your eye doctor can tell you whether it's amblyopic (seeing eye with vision) or l ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
See a doctor: You should see an ophthalmologist for evaluation whenever you have pain in the eyes.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Hoki
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
Needs evaluation: Loss of vision in one corner is concerning. First cover each eye to ensure it is from one eye and not say, the left corner of both eyes. This needs ... Read More
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