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Squiggles in eyes

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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 female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
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
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
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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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
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
No worries: Closing the eyes tightly in a dark room releases a light appearing pattern. This is normal
A member asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
Pediatrics 45 years experience
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
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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
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