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Can I Go To Work As Usual With Conjunctivitis Of Eye
Depends on the type: Infectious conjunctivitis is usually bacterial or viral. Both can be transmitted by touch. The viral form is highly contagious and virus can last for hours on inanimate objects like mugs and computers. If you have viral conjunctivitis it is best to avoid any work that could permit transmission of the virus to others. See an eye doctor before going to work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you explain why lasik can only work on the eyes up to a certain % of vision loss with astigmatism?
Cornea limitation: Depends on the cornea shape, thickness, and how much and where tissue can be removed in order to counterbalance astigmatism. If too much tissue is removed it can cause problems and ectasia and if the wrong tissue is removed, it can create more refractive error. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
With bell's palsy and steroids how long does it take for your eye to recover and be able to blink and close eye?
How long does it take for eye abrasion to get better? Said have small abrasion middle of eye. Vision not as great but can see. Just cloudy. Dangers?
Quickly: Most abrasions, if there is no infection or left over particles of whatever caused the abrasion, will heal over in less than 24 hours. The only long term problem is location: if the abrasion is central, the residual scar may disturb the vision; if the abrasion of out of the visual axis, there is usually no problem. ...Read more
Does a sickness/fever in the whole body go away with antibiotics only added in infected eyes? Or must i take atibiotic pills also for it to go away?
I have nocturnal lagophthamalos. Will I have to treat with a lubricating eye gel indefinitely to help with the moderate dry eye symptoms?
Helpful: If your eyes drift apart at night during sleep, there is considerable corneal drying ; subsequent irritation that results. Sometimes scarring, ulceration, blurriness, or even loss of vision can occur. Intensive lubrication at night with an tear ointment base product works best. Sleep goggles are useful. Seeing an eye md for an evaluation of your eyelids for possible surgical tightening may help. ...Read more
Periodically my right eye is blurry even with contacts. I can't see close or far away? Possible suggestion on how to resolve this or what the cause is
Clarity of vision: With contact lenses depend on how long you wear then , then cleaning and storage solution used and type of contact lenses. Sounds as if your eyes are dry. Start with optive lubricating eye drops when blurry. If no improvement you need to have an eye care physician look at your eyes and contacts. ...Read more
I have to be on the computer for work for most of my day. Is there an eye exercise that I can do very quickly to alleviate the strain?
Adjust computer dist: Taking a "vision" break every 30 minutes by staring off at a distance helps. So does changing the distance the monitor is from you every so often. Be sure to use artificial tears regularly if you feel a burning sensation. Most importantly, change what you are focusing on regularly (screen, desk, looking out the window, etc.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have myopia 4/6 only in one eye. So i can see perfectly well with both the eyes. Can i join the iaf?
I've been having these things called Eye Floaters for more than 5 months. I see a lot of them,especially on bright areas such as the sky or a bright light. Can I go blind from the Eye Floaters? Do they go away naturally or do I have to get treatment?
How long does it take for keratitis to heal? I have keratitis due to an infection and was using antibacterial eye drops to treat it. At my last appointment with my eye doctor, she said i could stop with the eye drops and everything is healing on schedule,
It : It is a complicated question to answer. If your doctor has stopped all therapy, this suggests that the infection is treated but the underlying response to the infection is still being modulated by the healing response. For all intensive purposes, this would indicate that the risk from the infection has been resolved. I would suggest calling your doctor back and asking her the question for a more specific response. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it common with adders to leave their work (homework for example) till the last minute? And should meds help with these problems ?
Yes and possibly : Putting off work or getting distracted and not completing in time are common in patients with adhd or add. They may recognize how difficult it is going to be, and as is human nature, put it off to the last minute. Meds can help with the focus and attention which may be enough or additional help in learning how to organize and allocate time may also be needed. ...Read more
What causes the mussles in your eyes to deterate and close tour eye until you can no longer see can anything be done?
Ptosis: When your eyelids start to close because of "weak" muscles, it is called a ptosis. However, there are many other reasons whe an eyelid may look closed. For example, excessive skin on the upper lids could give the appearance of closing eyes. If you have dry eyes or any other chronic irritation, the eyes would try to close to protect the surface. See an eye md for the reason your eyes are closing. ...Read more
Can Azelastine drops cause eyes to dilate? I have had problems with this before with different drops and just want to make sure before I try these...
Possible sideeffects: Azelastine may cause many side effects including eye burning or stinging, bitter taste, headaches, bitter taste, blurred vision, eye pain, excessive tiredness, sore throat and difficulty breathing. Other side effects are also possible. If you have any persistent and serious side effects you should call a doctor or go to a clinic immediately when using these drops. ...Read more
Need glasses. That is why i'm wondering should I do some sort of eye exercise or go to to an eye specialist?
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