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Avulsion Of Eye
Most nail injuries: such as an avulsion look worse than they are. the nail plate, the hard nail comes off but if the underlying nail bed is ok, the nail grows back in a few months. laceration to the sterile nail matrix or the germinal matrix (the root of the nail can affect growth ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Repair of Retina: Often a retinal tear can be repaired by laser. This is the safest, gentlest, most comfortable approach with the quickest recovery. Using an indirect ophthalmoscope simply means that your eye surgeon will use special headgear and a handheld lens to see into the periphery of your eye and use a foot pedal control to deliver the laser pulses. Good luck. ...Read more
Sarcoid lesions in marrow of humeral head and neck.Small 4 mm tear of the anterior fibers of the supraspinatus tendon.Rest of rotor cuff ok.-surgery?
How much pain : Are you having? If you are in persistent pain and cannot use your shoulder or have night pain, typically the tear would be responsible and surgery might be indicated. Most docs have to see the MRI to determine need for surgery. If you have little pain and or are using the shoulder without too much problems you probably dont need surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can happen: It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. Wait one year then consider surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 different things: There are many types of cataract. Posterior subcapsular cataract refers to cloudiness on the back part of the lens just under the capsule. This may be caused by injury, steroids, elevated blood sugar and aging. Ischemia of the optic nerve means that there is or was an episode of poor blood flow to the nerve which may result in vision loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Meaning of detachment of the superior and posterial portions of the labrum with anterior displacement of buckethandle type fragment is of my shoulder?
Messed up shoulder.: It means you have multiple injuries to your shoulder joint. The labrum is a cup like structure into which the humeral head fits. If that labrum is torn, then the shoulder may not work right or may cause pain with different motions. It also means that you may require surgery to resolve your issue ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eye surface inflamme: Episcleritis is an inflammation of the interspace between the conjunctiva and the underlying white of the eye. It has no known cause. The eye gets quite red usually on one side and is uncomfortable although not usually very painful. There are some other causes which might look similar so your ophthalmologist should get a look and determine treatment as it is treatable. ...Read more
For 3 mo, left eye has been producing one tear at a time out of outer corner of eye. Remainder of eye and other eye unaffected. No itching/redness. ??
Possibly : Possibly you have asymmetrical tear duct or mild swelling of this canal between nose and eye on left eye after mild cold. To be sure you need to see a doctor. But you can try to help yourself with compress of warm camomile tea for left eye 2 times a day for week or 2. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Retina thinning: There are two types. Lattice dystrophy of the cornea is an uncommon cause of cornea clouding. Lattice degeneration of the retina are areas of thinning in the peripheral retina. Usually they don't cause any problems. They can however be thin enough to tear and cause a retinal detachment. If you have new floaters or flashes of light in your peripheral vision, see an ophthalmologist right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Incomplete fx of the proximal phalanx of the right great toe w/ a 3mm chip type fx Also slight deviation of 1st metatarsophalangeal joint. Heal time?
Problem in vision of right eye after diagnosis of pvd/ is that due to floaters or retinal tear now?
Should I do surgery of subtle volar fracture through proximal base of proximal phalanx of thumb with volary distraction of avulsed fracture fragment?
See a hand surgeon: Fractures through joint surfaces are generally more problematic than those outside of joints. Depending on a number of factors, they may predispose to the onset of early arthritis in the joint if the surface is not reconstructed accurately. I would see a hand surgeon to evaluate the particulars of your case. Good luck. ...Read more
Serious issue: If you had good vision in one eye which is now fading or worse if it suddenly went away, you should see an ophthalmologist for evaluation. The list of possibilities includes things like strokes in the eye, diabetes, optic neuritis, bleeding and infection. Most conditions with loss of one eye are serious and need attention. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a horizontal oblique tear of lateral of the posterior horn of medial meniscus with complex tear in body of anterior horn of medial menicus
About 90% success : Is reported for primary uncomplicated scleral buckle surgeries. It is a very successful, though traditional type of retinal surgery that works well. The other surgery that can be used for retinal detachment is vitrectomy. It has gained popularity in recent years as an alternative to scleral buckle. Choice of procedure depends on surgeon and characteristics of the detachment. Ask your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does doing a laser retinopexy around areas of lattice degeneration reduce the risk of tractional tears ensuing from posterior vitreous detachment?
Yes,it should reduce: Yes, the decision for retinopexy is best made by retina subspecialist who can assess whether the degree of lattice ; or the presence of high risk thinning would warrant the risks. Retinopexy creates a tighter bonding so that in event of PVD there is lower likelihood of retinal tears. ...Read more