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Right/left eye-sphere-0/0 cylinder=-2/-1 axis-120/15.Got glasses 1st time.I have astigmatism.After 2 days of wearing glass square looks like trapezoid?
Give it time: Distortion from astigmatic correction can take some time to adjust to. Your vision will not be as clear without the astigmatic correction. Wear the glasses full time, so yo can adjust. Worse case scenario, you have the astigmatism added to your prescription in steps over a years time. This is costly though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is common: The pressure of the atmosphere is lower (low pressure area), and the pressure of the knee doesn't change, so it is relatively INCREASED in the knee. It feels swollen when atmospheric pressure on it goes DOWN. Usually occurs in the context of mild arthritis/joint damage with swelling. ...Read more
Contacts need to fit: It is very important that an eye care professional fits your contact lenses, even if they are only worn for cosmetic purposes and don't have any "power." you can get serious eye issues if the lenses are not fit properly to your eyes. If you haven't been fit or evaluated by an eye care professional, please do so. I agree it could also be dry eye. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My grand son who is two just recently gets scared when he hears loud noises like lawn owners, motorcycle ect?
Sensory Processing: This is called "sensory defensiveness" & we all have a degree of it (e.g. Nails on a blackboard) but he needs to be seen by a development specialist if there are any associated problems (delayed or loss of speech, excessive anxiety, preferring to play by himself, avoiding eye contact, etc.). If there are no other issues, it can be treated by an "occupational therapist" who works with kids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If that is the case: You should see an orthopedist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Have severe knee pain..Can hear d bone rubbing sounds..Wen i walk i feel water flowing in knee, am a basketball player, had high jumps, uneven landings
Trekking jungle borneo, fell few times, hurt knee, after really hurt when bending, like upstairs, went swollen just above knee cap, just hurts little?
No: Just caused blurred vision, which presumably resolved when you switched them back to the correct contact in the correct eye. However, if eyes are red, painful, having discharge or vision remains poor even with changing back the contacts, the contacts should be removed and symptoms evaluated with an exam. ...Read more
I wear braces & while playing basketball i bumped into another player & my front tooth was hit. Bracket is ok but the tooth feels loose. Advice?
Wait several days: During orthodontic movement the teeth are under stress and the periodontal ligament connection to the bone is at its least stable. Trauma will magnify this instability leading to a "loose" tooth. If the damage is reversible your tooth should "firm" up in a couple of days and there should be little or no lingering pain. If you have increasing pain and swelling then go see a dentist asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need eye exam now: With any trauma, it is important to have the eyes checked immediately. There is risk of infection, corneal abrasion, inflammation of the eye (iritis), and even retinal problems. If the injury happened in the past, it is possible to have recurrent problems related to the prior injury, and this can be also evaluated by an ophthalmologist during an eye exam. ...Read more
was shoveling snow that was very heavy, twisting the shovel to throw the snow away, heard crunching & popping. left elbow weak, pain. ER?
It can be: If you are in need of prescription lenses and wear clear glasses, you may be straining through them. Alternately, the plain lenses may actually not be of very good quality and may be warped. This can create a "fake prescription" in the lenses that is just enough to affect you. You are better off not wearing the glasses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Contact lenses: There are several possible reasons why your contacts often tear. The first may be how you're handling them when you remove them. Also, if your eyes tend to be dry, it may help to instill a rewetting drop in your eyes before removing the lenses. In addition, there are certain brands of contacts which tend to tear more easily. Try a different brand of lenses. Talk to your eye doctor about this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer