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Are there ways that I can minimize eye strain?

Are there ways that I can minimize eye strain?

Yes: Our eyes are designed to see things in 3d. When you look at a computer/book etc for a long time (a 2d surface) you can strain your eyes or get dry eyes. Every 20 minutes rest your eyes for 20 seconds by looking at something at least 20 feet away. ...Read more

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Can my lazy eye be helped? Are there any good treatments out there?

Can my lazy eye be helped? Are there any good treatments out there?

No: Treatment for lazy eye, or amblyopia, is effective only in children. It is possible to improve the vision in a lazy eye in an adult, but the treatment cannot be tolerated. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent myself from sleeping with my eyes open?

Are there any good ways to prevent myself from sleeping with my eyes open?

Paper medical tape: Some people tend to sleep with their eyes slightly open, though there can be medical conditions that keep your eyes from closing during sleep. I recommend being seen by an ophthalmologist to be certain. An easy way to initially approach this is to close the eyes and gently apply paper medical tape to the upper eyelid and the cheek. It actually does not take much force to keep the lids closed. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways to help my eye pain from stye?

Are there any natural ways to help my eye pain from stye?

Compresses: Place warm, wet compresses for 10 minutes three to six times a day. Don't try to squish or squeeze your stye. ...Read more

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What are some ways to reduce redness in eyes?

What are some ways to reduce redness in eyes?

Artificial tears: Start with some lubricating artificial tears. Try not to use visine-type drops. Consider going to an eye doctor to find the source of the redness. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat inflammation of cornea?

Are there things I can do myself to treat inflammation of cornea?

See doctor ASAP: Inflammation of the cornea can leave permanent damage. Seek medical care asap. ...Read more

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Are there are eye exercises that can improve my eye sight?

Are there are eye exercises that can improve my eye sight?

Eye exercises: Eye exercises actually exist for some who have underlying unsuspected eye muscle problems or can make eye muscle surgery more successful. ...Read more

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What are some possible ways to deal with my eye floater?

What are some possible ways to deal with my eye floater?

Pray: No good treatment. Some do laser, but evidence is poor that it works, so rarely done. Surgery is option, but very few surgeons will do it- not worth the risk. ...Read more

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Are there eye exercises I can use to correct vision problems?

Are there eye exercises I can use to correct vision problems?

No: Eye exercises have been promoted by optometrists for years but have been proven to have no useful purpose and certainly will not correct vision problems. Only one exercise is of value called "pencil pushups". For insuffiency of convergence, the medial recti can be strengthened by focusing on the number on a pencil at arm's length and bringing the pencil slowly towards the eyes. 10 reps 3 x a day. ...Read more

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What are some measures to prevent eye fatigue and injuries?

What are some measures to prevent eye fatigue and injuries?

Eye: Eye fatigue is very common as many are at computers often. Wash with warm water, face with eyes closed every time you wash your hands. Blink frequently/blinking exercises when on computer, eyelid massaging helps. Consult with us to show you how or see Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com for more info. Wear polycarbonate glasses & sunglasses & hat for eye protection. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are any free, natural vision eye exercises?

Can you tell me if there are any free, natural vision eye exercises?

There are many: Improving vision to decrease dependence on eyeglasses has been a desire for many years. A variety of exercise programs have been devised to attain that goal. Unfortunately, none of them work and some are quite expensive with no effect on the need for eyeglasses. Save your money. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent my cuts from scarring?

Are there any good ways to prevent my cuts from scarring?

Decrease scarring.: All cuts that are deep will result in scarring but scars can be minimized by some basic management a/cleanse wound to get rid of any debri or foreign material b/approximate wound edges and maintain that symmetric coaptation with the least amount of external tension on the skin/mucosa c/use the thinnest suture appropriate for repair & then remove skin sutures early d/covered/antibiotic dressings. ...Read more

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Are there any safe drugs that can help prevent muscle waste caused from to much surgery and where muscle has been scraped out?

Are there any safe drugs that can help prevent muscle waste caused from to much surgery and where muscle has been scraped out?

No: But eating properly with enough protein and vitamins can help. Also, targeted exercise to the area to "build up and strengthen" the muscle might also help if you are far enough from your actual surgery. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways to help my eye pain?

Are there any natural ways to help my eye pain?

Yes: Depends on cause, but if corneal, could try to keep the eyes closed, using cold compresses or soothing cold tears. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways that can get rid of stomach aches without tea?

Are there any natural ways that can get rid of stomach aches without tea?

Options: Although ginger tea is superior for this purpose - you can try gingerale or nibble on crystalized ginger to decrease nausea & stomach upset. Take care. ...Read more

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Who can I realize what caused dark circles around my eyes?Is there any cure for them?I used a lots of expensive creams that are not usefull.

Medications, circles: Dark circles around eyes can be caused by certain medications, including prostasglandin analogs used in glaucoma treatment. Coating the lower lids with a thin film of petroleum gel or with cold cream will protect the thinner delicate skin around the eye. ...Read more

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Are there anything I can do without surgery to minimize discoleration from a scar?

Are there anything I can do without surgery to minimize discoleration from a scar?

Sun Protection: While many over-the-counter products may claim to help with scar healing, the best way to minimize discoloration from a scar is to minimize sun exposure. Sunlight tends to cause temporary darkening of scars so avoidance and use of sunscreen are the best solution. Most darkening from scars will fade with time, but if they persist, dermatologists can use lasers and creams to help them fade. ...Read more

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