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Afraid of rabies, previously vaccinated. Walking outside on bright, sunny day (no rain). Single drop of liquid fell from tree and lands directly in eye/tear-duct. Couldn't identify source of liquid. Possible bat saliva exposure or being paranoid?

Afraid of rabies, previously vaccinated. Walking outside on bright, sunny day (no rain). Single drop of liquid fell from tree and lands directly in eye/tear-duct. Couldn't identify source of liquid. Possible bat saliva exposure or being paranoid?

Paranoid: The most likely liquid falling from a tree would be water. Did it rain recently? The odds of a bat salivating in a tree on a sunny day is very very rare. Bats like dark places to rest during the day. Also, bats drooling? Also very rare. The saliva from a bat causing rabies comes from a bite, not drool. Also very rare to get rabies through the membranes of the eyes. So, please don't worry. ...Read more

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My eyes in bright light get very sensitive and tear up. Other then sunglasses is there any drops i could use?

My eyes in bright light get very sensitive and tear up. Other then sunglasses is there any drops i could use?

Sometimes the : Surface of the eye gets dried out , this can cause the symptoms that you are describing. The are other causes of light sensitivity. Try lubricating eye drops first to see if it helps, if no improvement you will need to have your eyes examined. ...Read more

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Afraid of rabies, previously vaccinated. Walking outside on bright, sunny day (no rain). Single drop of liquid fell from tree and lands directly in eye/tear-duct. Couldn't identify source of liquid. Possible bat saliva exposure or being paranoid?

Paranoid: The most likely liquid falling from a tree would be water. Did it rain recently? The odds of a bat salivating in a tree on a sunny day is very very rare. Bats like dark places to rest during the day. Also, bats drooling? Also very rare. The saliva from a bat causing rabies comes from a bite, not drool. Also very rare to get rabies through the membranes of the eyes. So, please don't worry. ...Read more

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I am curious if drops for glaucoma makes eyes darker, is there any drops that make your eyes brighter?

I am curious if drops for glaucoma makes eyes darker, is there any drops that make your eyes brighter?

Glaucoma drop fx: One class of glaucoma medications can result in the darkening of the iris and even pigment the skin around the eyes. Unfortunately, there is no drop that will make the eyes "brighter". Using artificial tears for dryness and keeping the eyes moist and healthy will keep them their brightest. ...Read more

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Hi my eyes are crossed eyed is there any drops I can buy for them that might help?

Hi my eyes are crossed eyed is there any drops I can buy for them that might help?

NO: Only surgery will help. Save your money for the surgery. If someone tells you they can do something for your eyes with drops to make their position better, it is just plain lies. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have dryness in my eyes...From 2002..I used many drops from thaut time until now...But still problem?

I have dryness in my eyes...From 2002..I used many drops from thaut time until now...But still problem?

Dry Eye Syndrome: There are many causes of dry eye syndrome. You need to be examined by an experience ophthalmologist who may have some solution. Even if you do not produce much tears, one may consider punctal plugs which may retard elemination of your tears from the surroundings of the eye. ...Read more

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How easily can a bright led flashlight damage your eyes?

How easily can a bright led flashlight damage your eyes?

Not very: Led lights can be dazzling but are not laser. They do not provide a concentrated, focal light but a more diffuse light which the eye can easily handle. It is not comfortable to stare at an led light but not harmful. This of course is not the case with laser light which carries the usual cautions. ...Read more

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How long after rubbing eyes should the glare be gone? I think I still see it mostly when I blink looking at bright surfaces.

How long after rubbing eyes should the glare be gone? I think I still see it mostly when I blink looking at bright surfaces.

Wear sunglasses and : protect your eyes! You only have two of them for life. Get excellent quality ones to block dangerous UV Rays out. Your eyes are worth it. They weren't designed to take wear and glare! ...Read more

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Can you over medicate your eyes by putting in too many drops at one time?

Can you over medicate your eyes by putting in too many drops at one time?

Yes: Putting in too many eye medicines at the same time only washes them out. I instruct my patients to wait at least 5 minutes between application of drops. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I get clear, white, bright eyes?

Depends: ...On why they are not white to begin with. If blepharitis (inflammation of eyelids) , you can do lid scrubs with baby shampoo or ocusoft scrubs. If dryness is the problem, buy over the counter tear drops. "get-the-red-out" drops should be used rarely, because they can make dryness and irritation worse in the long run. ...Read more