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Bulbar And Palpebral Conjunctiva
Bulging in palpebral conjunctiva is apparent when the eyelid is spread outward. Lateral canthus also shows bulging. Some blisters are noted on conjunc?
The same: Those terms mean the same thing. Additionally, sometimes a pucker is referred to as "scar tissue on the retina", and "epiretinal gliosis." When appropriate, surgery to remove the pucker may be a good idea to halt vision deterioration, or modestly improve vision. Best to see a retina specialist for this kind of problem. ...Read more
Not really: The supra-orbital is a branch of the v-1 division of the trigeminal nerve and provides sensation over the eyebrow. Innervation for the eye itself and the eyelid is subserved by other cranial nerves. If the supra-orbital is involved, there is an area of numbness above the evebrow. ...Read more
If lattice degeneration is area of atrophy of peripheral retinal pigment epithelium, can it be considered analogous to atrophy of skin epithelium?
Yes: There are injuries and diseases that turn the cornea white. ...Read more
I see some clear fluid blisters on the interior fornix of conjunctiva and also the palpebral conjunctiva on both eyes. They're asymptomatic until my eye gets irritated by something.
In right eye moderate glaucoma w/optic atrophy & moderate epiretinal membrane. Last 6 mos. colors washed out. Is this symptom of membrane or glaucoma?
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Can facial nerve palsy affecting the left lips, left eye blinking, and vocal cord all arising from trauma of gunshot at the neck, ear , be corrected?
Can opthamologists tell the difference between hyaline cendensation and vitreous bodies and eye floaters w/dilated eye exam? Same prognosis for both?
A dilated exam can: Differentiate between a vitreous floater, vitreous detachment and hyaloid opacification. The etiology (cause) for these entities can vary and thus patient history is important. The prognosis can also be variable depending upon the diagnosis and cause of each entity listed. For example, hyaloid pathology could be secondary to inflammation and carries a different set of issues. A good dilated is rec. ...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