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Best Treatment For Scarthed Sclera
Chalazion: See an ophthalmologist. Eye chalazion can be treated by warm compresses and antibiotic eye drops. If a chalazion creates significant symptoms or lasts for weeks, it may need to be surgically removed. If the swelling has lasted more than a few weeks or creates symptoms of mild blurring of the vision, your ophthalmologist may recommend surgery to remove the chalazion. ...Read more
Depends: The best treatment is whichever treatment your eye doctor feels most comfortable with. Depending on when they trained is the treatment that one will receive. If they trained earlier, the treatment could be the placement of an antibiotic ointment, a drop to relax the iris and then a patch or contact lens would be placed. Nowadays, many are not patching the eye and just use topical lubricants. ...Read more
Glasses or Surgery: Regarding eye "coordination" usually target fixation brings both eyes together into alignment. When there is an alignment mismatch or strabismus, solutions can include glasses (sometimes with prism) or surgery. Rarely, some eye "exercises" may be tried for benefit. Consult with your ophthalmologist if there are any questions for coordination, especially in children as there are higher risks. ...Read more
Complicated: I do not believe one should mess around when it comes to your eyes and/or vision. Go get seen by an ophthalmologist at your earliest opportunity to be safe. If this is associated with bells palsy it is usually reversible all by itself. Some doctors use steroids for this condition others don't, but don't mess around with this one, go get checked out please. ...Read more
Surgery vs make-up: The very best and final treatment would be surgical correction, however very good makeup can hide it well. Please keep in mind, that surgery can be temporary and the bags can return. Patients with under eye bags should be checked just to make sure it is not from thyroid disease also. ...Read more
Have them checked: Eye floaters, especially those of sudden onset may be a symptom of a serious ey problem, and should be checked by your eye doctor. If they turn out to be due to the normal changes in the vitreous gel that occurs with aging, the best treatment is to ignore them. Most will get better over time. ...Read more
Pig Stye?: Microwave a clean potato with the skin on for four minutes. Wet a wash cloth or small towel with warm or hot water. Squeeze out the excess water and wrap it around the potato. Apply this to the eye lid until it cools down (about 15minutes).This can be repeated intermittently. Please see your opthamologist if no improvement. ...Read more
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Dark circles: Under the eyes are difficult to irradicate completely. They're usually associated with eye fatigue or aging changes of the lids. There are some creams and lasers which sometimes help but not consistently. Discuss this with an ophthalmologist or dermatologist. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for a red, painful eye resulting from an accident, a stick mistakenly hit the eye?
Corneal abrasion: Most likely the pain is due to a corneal abrasion, where there is a scratch on the cornea, the front surface of the eye. One also has to be concerned about a traumatic iritis, which is resultant inflammation inside the eye. Finally, there is the issue that the stick could have penetrated or perforated the cornea, which is an ophthalmic emergency. You should see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
What is the best time of the day to take doxyxycline 100mg? I am taking it indefinitely for treatment of my chronic dry eye.
Does not matter: However, have you considered other options rather than taking doxy indefinitely, such as pulsing with Azasite drops, using warm compresses and lid massages, or even taking omega-3's orally? Also, Restasis and punctal plugs could give you more tears as well. Lastly, you should not be taking doxy if you are pregnant. ...Read more
Hydrate your skin: Drink plenty of water and use a good dehydrator of the skin. Obagi has many products to help with this., see you local dermatologist of plastic surgeon. ...Read more
My grandma was diagnosed with retina cyst in her right eye. What is the best treatment or thing to do?
What is this little growth in corner of eye and is that a wart just under my eye? Best method of treatment/removal?
Growth: Growths should be removed on your own. See an md. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for dark circles around eyes other than enough sleep. They are around the whole eye from top as well. Advise me.?
Pray?: Nothing can be done. Consider injectable filers. ...Read more
The best treatment to get rid and the best medicine for blepharitis? In the edge where's my lashes grow n eye corner itch and the lashes fall down.
Cold compresses: In general, you should see you eye doctor if you have swelling in or around the eyes. There are things that need to be ruled out as a cause of recent onset swelling such as infections, thyroid problems and even certain types of tumor. The most common cause of eye lid swelling is acute allergic response for which cold compresses are of benefit. ...Read more
Get headaches on my eye brows moves from one to the other & last for hours maybe days. What is the best treatment? Will a neck adjustment help?
Supratrochlear Nerve: Supratrochlear nerve block. Neck adjustment may help with your headaches. ...Read more
Depends: Treatment depends on the cause of the eye movements. See an eye doctor for further evaluation and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Eye movements: If you are having involvuntary eye movements, you need to see an eye doctor since this can be a sign of serious issues. ...Read more
See Plastic Surgeon: The trade name of a laser or light therapy machine is not what gives you the result. It always is and this will remain true in the future too - is the innate ability of your plastic or aesthetic surgeon to use that tool that will ultimately give you the result that you desire. See a qualified surgeon. ...Read more