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Almond Eyes Eye Smile
What kind of contacts are for almond shaped eyes? I bought 8.6 colored contacts and I have 20/20 vision. They were big on me but they didn't bother me
Can the eye change its shape over time? While i was 17 my eyes were round, now (22 yrs old) its almond-shaped. Does depression cause that change too?
Normal: It's the skin around the eyes that changes over time making the eye shape look more oval as we age. Depression by itself doesn't change it, but sometimes thyroid problems can make the eyes look different, and can cause depression also, make sure your thyroid has been checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would be a reason for a toddler rolling eyes upwards or to the side when playing? He's mostly smiling when he's doing so i think it's play.
Probably behavioral: If it is unassociated with loss of consciousness, it is most likely behavioral. If it is happening more than 6 times a day, see your pediatrician. ...Read more
Does applying almond oil , caster oil, vaseline nd cocunut oil makes eye lashes grow if not then how to make eye lashes preety and grow naturally?
Everyone's different: Some people have longer lashes. Others have shorter lashes. There's no "natural" substance to put on the lashes or eyelids to make eyelashes grow more than they would naturally grow by themselves. If a person is wanting to try something, she can ask to try Latisse (bimatoprost) (prescription needed), which is an eyedrop medication to grow eyelashes, making them longer, thicker, and darker. ...Read more
I have noticed that since i was a teenager (31 now) one eye seems to be more open than the other, especially when smiling. Is this common?
Upper cheek / lower eye area twitches after smiling and or yawning. It has been happening for 3 weeks now. No pain. Should I be concerned?
My 6 month old daughter up rolled her eye balls n smiling for few seconds followed by vomiting after 30 min.All blood tests , EEG negative.Wht is it ?
Can bruxism, clenching and or TMJ disfunction cause facial nerve palsy? No drooping eye or mouth, just left cheek sits slightly lower when smiling?
Possible, but...: A nerve disorder can have multiple causes. It is possible that a structural, vascular or neurological problem can be related, but you will need to see your dentist or someone who treats these type of disorders to get a careful evaluation first to determine the causes of the problems. Then you can address the causes with diagnostic treatments. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
My 11 month old is walking, babbling, and smiling/making eye contact. My only concern is that he doesn't do hand gestures. Is this an autism concern?
Having severe pain under left ear and down the jaw. Also have partial facial paralysis, can't raise left eyebrow, can't close left eye independent of right eye, while eating or talking left side of mouth does not open fully nor raise up while smiling. Pre
See MD immediately: What you describe could be an entity called Bell's Palsy. If a rash were to appear in the same area this could be Shingles. Shingles can occur without a rash but Bell's Palsy is more likely. Usually the symptoms of Bell's Palsy fully resolve completely but not always. You should see an MD immediately and start treatment. Use artificial tears to protect your eye. Close eye and patch when you sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Classic pink eye in children and adults is a viral condition, contagious, best treated with lubricating eye drops and warm soaks. Isolate the child/adult and items which contact the eye secretions to lower spread. Your ophthalmologist can tell you if it is bacterial in which case antibiotics can also be given. If the vision is unaffected, these will clear in 3-10 days mostly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not wise: You can of course with your normal blink rate but the sunlight or tanning machine light can affect the eye surface and cause some short term or long term effects. That is why tanning glasses are available, seen so common on beaches and a requirement for those using tanning booths. ...Read more
Lazy eye: Lazy eye is the lay term for amblyopia, a condition where the vision in one eye does not develop properly. It is treatable if diagnosed in childhood. Causes include strabismus, a high refractive error in one eye, childhood cataracts and ptosis to name a few. The term lazy eye is often misused to mean wandering eye (strabismus) or a droopy eyelid (ptosis) both of which are treatable in adults. ...Read more
Probably: In your profile you list diabetes, dry eyes, and hazy vision (age 16). Your eye md can help you with all of these things. Depending on the severity of your conditions, a 100% cure is certainly possible, at least temporarily. Dry eyes can be treated with artificial tears, but may need other treatments as well. Diabetes may need to be treated in the eyes as well as body with laser or injections. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers