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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
R/O medical causes.: Medical causes would need to be ruled out before someone can attribute these symptoms to stress and anxiety.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dawnielle Kerner
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Floaters: If the squiggly lines last for just a few seconds, then they are most likely vitreous floaters. They are a normal part of getting older and will becom ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See neurologist: I assume you are saying that you see these lines prior to a headache. If so that sounds like the aura of a migraine. In any case i suggest seeing a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
62 years experience Ophthalmology
Floaters: these are referred to as vitreous floaters.they are due to degenerative changes in the vitreous gel of the eyes. They are usually harmless and usually ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Floaters: You are describing floaters which are common and of little concern. If these are new, you should have an ophthalmologic exam to make sure there is no ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Unger
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Doubt it: You'll need to see you ophthalmologist to get a better idea of why those vessels are so prominent. Might be allergies, dry eyes, or an inflammatory c ... Read More
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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
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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