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scar tissue in eyes

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Where is the scar located? Most commonly it is an opacity on the cornea -the clear window on the front of the eye- from disease or trauma. There are ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Few months: Surgical scars on the ocular surface are structurally sound after about 3 months.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Burney
43 years experience Ophthalmology
Vitrectomy/ vision: It depends on the reason fo rthe vitrectomy. Your surgeon should be able to tell you a time frame.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably nothing: If the scar is peripheral on the cornea, it will be modified by PRK surgery and iScars from contact lens overuse generally are thin and do not affect ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Friedman
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Mole scar: If the mole is completely removed this scar is no different than any other scar.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Eyelid twitching: Probably unrelated. Eyelid twitches are fairly common and can be seen without any scar tissue or tmj, so most likely they are not related to each othe ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Facial nerve: Impingement of the facial nerve could cause facial pain or paralysis of facial muscles with resultant inability to close the eye, wrinkle the forehead ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: You can form a "secondary cataract" - a clouding of the back of the lens capsule that can occur in up to 30% of patients. This is treated with (yag) ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
An ophthalmologist: is whom you need to see, kindly make an appointment or ask your doctor to arrange for referral, good luck
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Residual chalazion: It's either a residual chalazion or scar tissue. Best suggestion is to ask your surgeon about it. If it is a residual chai on it may get bigger over ... Read More
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