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shimmering lights in eyes

A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Devane
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Normal: Your eyes do need to adjust to different light which can take a few seconds. The pupil changes size and there are different photoreceptors that work i ... Read More
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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Blocked tear duct: If you are describing a intermittent mucousy film over the eye then it is probably a result of a blocked tear duct (lacrimal stenosis). The tears can ... Read More
Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Possible Cataract: There are other possibilities, but regardless of the cause, your baby needs to be seen by an opthomologist right away.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Thin sclera: Where the sclera is thin, it appears blue from the deoxygenated blood the choroidal blood vessel layer next to the sclera. This is normal in patients ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yusr Aboushaar
31 years experience Pediatrics
Eye Discharge: Your son probably has conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye . You may need to call his pediatrician for evaluation and treatment.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
28 years experience Ophthalmology
A bluish hue: could be normal for some people with thin sclera (white outer layer of the eye) allowing the underlying pigment to give this tint to the normally whi ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Basically need exam: I think you mean that you have eye strain while reading or watching tv which turns into a headache plus you cannot drive at night due to glare. You pr ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No worries: Closing the eyes tightly in a dark room releases a light appearing pattern. This is normal
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Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience Pediatrics
Orange in eyes: The orange is an acidic fruit and can sting when sprayed into the eyes. You can use OTC Opcon A 2 drops eyes twice a day to reduce redness and stingi ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Have her seen: It is likely she will have an abrasion of one or both corneas (clear part of eye) that would need treatment. She may also need a more thorough eye irr ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudheer singh chauhan Chauhan
Specializes in Internal Medicine
R/O So: R/O Sjogrens syndrome
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