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Autism And Avoid Eye Contact
Depends: If the issue is only dryness causing eye redness, any over the counter lubricating drop would help (do not use the ones that say 'gets the red out'). These are all compatible with contact lenses. Be sure the redness is not due to allergy, infection or internal eye inflammation. Your ophthalmologist can help if the redness is persistent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more
Visual Disturbance: Talk to your specialist about this. Further testing may be necessary. ...Read more
Is it your contact?: You need to be careful what drops you use when wearing soft contacts, generally only preservative free tears or moisture drops specifically formulated for contacts. If your eyes are frequently red in your contacts, though, i wonder if you are having irritation from your solution or your contacts. Are eyes still red when you take a weeklong holiday from your contacts? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Are contact lens with high water content better for dry eyes than a lens with lower water content?
Left eye-lid twitching for 3 weeks. Eye doctor confirmed healthy eyes with power change. yet to buy glass. Twitching while rubbing and blinking fast?
Lid Myokymia: Twitching of the lid is usually associated with fatigue or dry eyes, but any irritation of the trigeminal nerve (CN 5) could cause a reflex contraction of the orbicularis oculi muscle (CN 7 - facial nerve) , resulting in a fasciculation of the lid. In most cases this is benign, and relieved with rest and artificial tears. See an ophthalmologist for an eye examination if persists with new glasses. ...Read more
Do people with aspergers have eye contact problems? Or are the people with autism the ones with eye-contact problems?
Are there contact lenses for someone with faresighted, astigmatism, and bifocal? My eye doc wasn't correcting the bifocal. Rotated to much in trial
Optometrist: Optometrists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease, and are better qualified to refract and prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses. Most ophthalmologists have technicians who generate the rx for glasses. Good optometrists will refer you to ophthalmologists when you need surgery. See your optometrist once a year, unless you have a condition which requires more frequent visits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carefully: It can be difficult to insert contact lenses when the opening between the lids, or the eyeball itself, is smaller than average. Contact lenses do come in differing diameters, and a smaller one may be a bit easier. Usually your eye doctor will have an individual who is experienced at teaching the use of contacts in the office, and they can offer advice about technique of insertion and removal. ...Read more
I'm going to try multifocal contact lenses. Should my quality of vision with these be the same as progressive glasses?
I wear spectacles and want to switch to contact lenses for cosmetic reasons. Are contact lenses safe and healthy for eye health. Any risks?
Using travatan for glaucoma in 1 eye. Is it alright to treat other eye without glaucoma to avoid possibility of having 2 different eye colors?
Sometimes: Travatan is in a class of eye drops that can occasionally darken the iris color. Many glaucoma with a genetic component are bilateral and asymmetric. So in those cases it is reasonable to treat both. But with your ophthalmologist's approval. If its a truly unilateral glaucoma, a different medicine can be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer