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I have arcus senilis what can I do to undo the damage or can I disguise it by wearing coloured contact lenses? My confidence so low because of it help

I have arcus senilis what can I do to undo the damage or can I disguise it by wearing coloured contact lenses? My confidence so low because of it help

Normal!: Arcus sinilius is a normal part of life and simply the accumulation of cholesterol material in the outer edge of your cornea. There is no harm from it and does not affect your vision. You may wan to make sure your cholesterol levels are normal. You are likely far too hypersensitive, as most people can not see the arcus without a slit lamp. Colored contacts are an option if you realllly want. ...Read more

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What is arcus senilis?

What is arcus senilis?

Normal eyes: Arcus senilis is a gray, white arc or ring that forms around the cornea of the eye. It's very common in older adults. It doesnot cause problems with vision and does not need treatment. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is arcus senilis as a human medical condition?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is arcus senilis as a human medical condition?

Lipid on cornea: There is a transition zone at the edge of the normal cornea where lipid can diffuse in and deposit in the tissue creating a very light to sometimes heavy arc of translucency. This is benign, and will not affect the vision. The correlation with blood lipids is very weak so it is not a good clinical clue. It is definitely age related. ...Read more

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There are thin white arc around my eyes. Do I have arcus senilis?

There are thin white arc around my eyes. Do I have arcus senilis?

Maybe: Arcus senilis is a white ring deposit in the peripheral part of the cornea. It generally appears after age 50, but can appear earlier in persons with high cholesterol. It is harmless to your vision. ...Read more

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If arcus senilis is not because of age or high cholesterol what could it be from?

If arcus senilis is not because of age or high cholesterol what could it be from?

Arcus senilis: Arcus can also be juvenile arcus or Schnyder central crystalline dystrophy (a genetic cholesterol dysfunction). it may be confused wiht limbus sign whic his calcium deposit and may be a sign of elevated calcium in blood or hyperparathryoidism. May also be an iron line from tear pooling or Lasik /eye procedures. F/u/ w/ ophthalmology or optometry. ...Read more

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Anyone treat arcus senilis, eye problem?

Anyone treat arcus senilis, eye problem?

No: Arcus senilis is a gray, white arc or ring that forms around the cornea of the eye. It's very common in older adults. It doesnot cause problems with vision and does not need treatment. People with inherited, extremely elevated cholesterol levels may have a similar white arc around their cornea. Treatment for this is aimed at lowering their cholesterol. See your dr if you are worried about this. ...Read more

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Can you give me more info on arcus senilis, eye problem?

Can you give me more info on arcus senilis, eye problem?

Arcus senilis: Is a deposit of cholesterol that occurs in the outer part of the cornea. It appears as a gray arc or ring along the edge of the colored part. Arcus does not cause any problems and does not need to be treated. It is associated with high cholesterol in the blood; so make sure you have your primary care physician measure this. ...Read more

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Best treatment for alopesia?

Best treatment for alopesia?

Varies with cause: Alopecia can occur from a variety of causes from hair eating to cause unknown. Treatments vary with the cause. ...Read more

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Treatment of ac. Dacryocytitis?

Treatment of ac. Dacryocytitis?

Antibiotics: Oral antibiotics. Then followed by a dacryocystorhinosty (dcr) when infection resolved. ...Read more

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Is there home treatment for ed?

Is there home treatment for ed?

Yes: Losing weight and increasing exercise is the best home treatment for erectile dysfunction. Have your provider check a testosterone level to make sure it's in good range. ...Read more

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What's a good treatment for ed?

What's a good treatment for ed?

Start with herbal: As long as you don't have cardiovascular problems you can try my favorite "steel libido" from the health food store. If this fails you need to see your physician for medications and other interventions. ...Read more

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Plz give me for pile treatment.

Plz give me for pile treatment.

Piles = Hemorrhoids: There are three steps to self treating hemorrhoids (blood clots in the rectal veins).

1. Soak: keep the area clean so that infection doesn't set in.

2. Soften your stool: keep from bearing down hard when having a bm so that the clot doesn't grow

3. And finally, steroids to shrink up the inflammation. ...Read more

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Best treatment of hyperhidrisis?

Best treatment of hyperhidrisis?

Aluminum chloride: Antipersperants with aluminum chloride are good--need liquids or gels with higher concentration. The canadian hyperhidrosis advisory committee treatment guidelines recommends an aluminium chloride hexahydrate salicylic acid gel as initial treatment for underarm, hand or feet. Botox can be used under the arms. Oxybutinin (ditropan) is a pill. See http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/0072. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for safety?

What is the treatment for safety?

None: Safety is the goal. Why treat it? It is not a disease or a problem. ...Read more

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What treatment is good for p.A.D.

Poor circulation: Check your lipid profile. If your cholesterol levels are elevated your doctor may want to start you on statin medication. ...Read more

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Prophyriya treatment & medication?

Prophyriya treatment & medication?

Porphyria: Group of inherited disorders affecting enzymes in production of heme. High carbohydrate diet or infusion of 10% glucose during crises. Hematin and heme arginate are choice drugs for acute event. Consult hematologist for optimal solutions. ...Read more

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Ampiclos is it good for treatment?

Ampiclos is it good for treatment?

Yes--Antibiotic: This is a combination of ampicillin/cloxacillin -- these are semisynthetic (ie. Stronger) penicillin drugs. This drug is used to treat bacterial infections for which your provider believes is causing your infection. For a most cases, it is "good.". ...Read more