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what does the doctor see when he shines a light in your eye

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Dr. David Eisenberg
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Question unclear: Variety of lights. Depends which part of eye is being examined. Sentinel bleed not likely to be first seen inside an eye.
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Dr. George Yang
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry eye?: Shooting pains behind the eyes could be dry eyes. Simple self test is to use otc preservative-free tears, 1 drop every hour and see if the pain subsid ... Read More
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Dr. David Chandler
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Checking pupils: This might be a way to check pupil reaction, although i personally don't do it like that. You can shine the light in the eye and observe the reaction ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Pupillary reaction: If the pupillary reaction is totally normal that means there is no herniation of parts of the brain due to trauma and pressure.
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Dr. Kevin Lai
Dr. Kevin Lai answered
12 years experience Ophthalmology
Many things.: Most doctors test how well your eyes are transmitting light to your brain, which is determined by how well your pupils react to light. If you have blu ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist: Always start with an ophthalmologist - a medically trained doctor who can evaluate eye disease and treat with medication and surgery. Optometrists hav ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Retinal stroke: At age 80 a possible diagnosis is an occlusion of the main retinal artery (clog=clot) which usually causes permanent changes in the vision. Another p ... Read More
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Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Balance depends on the inner ear, sight, and pressure input from your body. If you can't balance with your eyes closed one or both of the other sense ... Read More
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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
?: A black eye is nothing but a bruise that happens to be around the eye. Surely you've had a bruise at sometime in your life. Please go direct your curi ... Read More
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Dr. James Seward
22 years experience Dermatology
Treatment : Treatment of dark circles under the eyes is a challenge for most doctors. There is not a perfect solution in most cases. A dermatologist or plastic ... Read More
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