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Absence Of Iris
Can floaters alone be a sign of eye lymphoma? Are there any other symptom the absence of which guarantee that i don't have lymphoma?
Tough question: Floaters are a "normal" event in most. Yes, lymphoma in the vitreous can present as floaters, but even then, it still needs a pathology diagnosis (biopsy). If there is a history of lymphoma, and now at 21 you have floaters, see a retinal specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Can Macular Degeneration be considered "wet" in absence of blood or water in the eye? Grandmother dx as early wet (occult) but no blood or water seen.
What causes gradual vision loss in one eye ( like a shade being drawn or letters being missing when reading?
My contact lenses are missing, but I don't remember them coming out of my eye.Is it stuck somewhere in my eye?
Unlikely: Although people can occasionally have their contact lenses roll up and stay under their upper or lower eyelids, the lenses rarely stay there. It is very uncomfortable and you would feel it. Contrary to popular belief, the contact cannot migrate behind the eye. There is a barrier of skin that prevents the lens going further back than under the lids. If you are concerned, see an eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On Xarelto ,some letters missing on TV.On taking glasses off wavy lines ahead and lights in side of right eye.Vision dimmed lasted 2 mins Tia?
Agree: Sounds very consistent with TIA, but you really need to be checked for residual stroke effects. Would be especially cautious regarding small amount of brain bleeding in area of concern in view of your Xarelto. Contact your neurologist and see ASAP, but ER visit if this recurs or worsens. ...Read more
My left eye is hazel, the other one looks brown. Can someone help me. This is missing with my self-esteem. I just want my eye to be hazel again.
Different color eyes: The desire to have the same color eyes is much respected. Having said that, please keep things in perspective. You have two beautiful functioning eyes. Who you are as a person is far more or less attractive than eye color. My own mother had the same situation and it was almost never noticed. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have a pink/redness in the corner of my eye and it was not there a couple of days ago,and my eye burns a bit. Could it possibly be pink eye?
Usually not: Pink eye in general means that you have a severe virus that causes significant itchiness. Most people however with a little bit of eye redness have an unstable tear film from blepharitis. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com "lid hygiene" on how to use warm compresses & diluted tea tree oil on closed lashes to help. ...Read more