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Doctor insights on: Can You Be Allergic To Eye Shadow Is There A Cure

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Can you be allergic to eye shadow? Is there a cure?

Can you be allergic to eye shadow? Is there a cure?

Eye shadow: It's rare to be allergic to eye shadow, as it's usually made from tiny metal particles. I'd try different brands. Some of my patients like clinique. ...Read more

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Is there any eye condition that would cause a person to be unable to see shades of green?

Is there any eye condition that would cause a person to be unable to see shades of green?

Yes: Yes. Certain types of hereditary colorblindness or optic nerve disease may be the cause of difficulty differentiating shades of green. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is possible to cure a scar on macula of an eye?

Please explain if it is possible to cure a scar on macula of an eye?

Generally not: A macular scar is the result of some local trauma, infection or blood vessels issue. Most scars destroy the light receptors in that area and light receptors of the retina cannot regenerate. So a cure is very unlikely. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is possible for the eye condition "strabismus" to be occasional, and can be triggered?

Please explain if it is possible for the eye condition "strabismus" to be occasional, and can be triggered?

Latent: Strabismus can be hidden, also called latent. This type of strabismus can cause symptoms when you are tired. A common symptom would be blurred or double vision when tired. Prism in glasses can help with this. Asymptomatic strabismus does not need treatment. ...Read more

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Could a blepharoplasty cause pink eye? Is it possible for a blepharoplasty to cause someone to get an infection like pink eye? .

Could a blepharoplasty cause pink eye? Is it possible for a blepharoplasty to cause someone to get an infection like pink eye?

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Blepharoplasty: "Pink eye" is an infection in the eye. Blepharoplasty does not cause this. Surgery is performed under sterile technique. Infection from blepharoplasty is extremely rare. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to cure genetic blurred eyes?

Can there be a way to cure genetic blurred eyes?

What do you mean?: Be more specific - "genetic blurred eyes" is to vague to comment upon. What symptoms do you experience? Have they been evaluated? ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to tell me something about eye allergy and swelling in the iris?

Is it possible for you to tell me something about eye allergy and swelling in the iris?

Not iris: Allergies and swellings the affect the eyes are mostly on the outside; the conjunctival lining, the lids and sometimes the cornea. The iris is inside the eye and isolated from these things. ...Read more

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I know that there is no real way to eliminate a cold but is there something that can be done to help treat the symptoms?

I know that there is no real way to eliminate a cold but is there something that can be done to help treat the symptoms?

Yes: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Are perennial allergies can be healed without recurrence. Or can only be controlled. Have the best eye drops to cure fully?

Are perennial allergies can be healed without recurrence. Or can only be controlled. Have the best eye drops to cure fully?

Close but not quite: Avoidance is the best approach and allergy shots can provide long term benefits for many if they have received it for at minimum of 3-4 years. However allergy shots only work in about 80% of the people. Is this a cure? Not yet but comes pretty close. ...Read more

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Is there an effective way to determine if you have a funal sinus infection?

Is there an effective way to determine if you have a funal sinus infection?

See a doctor.: Fungal sinus infection can be chronic or aggressive. See your doctor or an ear, nose, throat (ENT) specialist for appropriate evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there an effective way to determine if you have a dry socket?

Is there an effective way to determine if you have a dry socket?

Pain: If you are having pain a few days after an extraction, it is probably a dry socket. Go back to your surgeon and he will most likely dress it. ...Read more

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Help! Is it possible to have a wandering eye and be nearsighted?

Help! Is it possible to have a wandering eye and be nearsighted?

They go togehter: Near sighted individuals can have one or both eyes that turn outward called exotropia. There is treatment for it and even surgery. Be sure to wear your glasses. You should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What can be done in advance of an MRI to ensure the contrast does not cause an allergic reaction? Is there any way to be extra cautious or do a test?

What can be done in advance of an MRI to ensure the contrast does not cause an allergic reaction? Is there any way to be extra cautious or do a test?

MRI = very safe: No need to do anything in advance. The incidence of true reaction to MRI contrast is on the order of 1 in 10, 000 or less. If your kidney function is decreased for any reason, the radiologist may choose not to give contrast to prevent a rare complication called nsf, but it has nothing to do with allergy. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a person to have an alleregic reaction to a TB skin test, if so what are the symptoms?

Is it possible for a person to have an alleregic reaction to a TB skin test, if so what are the symptoms?

Yes: In rare cases, the reaction to the skin test can be so severe as to cause skin peeling and even an ulceration. This is not an allergy. Theoretically you can have an allergy to the skin test, but it is exceedingly rare. ...Read more

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I need to know if there is such a thing as eye cancer?

I need to know if there is such a thing as eye cancer?

Yes: Two dangerous types of eye cancers are retinoblastoma and melanoma. Lymphoma is an other cancer that may affect the eye. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/eyecancer.html. ...Read more

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Is it possible to determine which kind of pink eye you have?

Is it possible to determine which kind of pink eye you have?

Your doctor will be: better trained to differentiate. Pink eye is conjunctivitis. It can be caused by things like viruses (common cold), bacteria, allergies, foreign body in the eye & chemical exposures. ...Read more

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Can there be any way to treat a double ear infection without having to see a doctor?

Can there be any way to treat a double ear infection without having to see a doctor?

Comfort measures: Some viral ear infections self heal in 2-4 day. Bacterial infections tend to persist and may lead to real complications. If not better after 3-4 days of comfort care, an evaluation and treatment is advised.Prior to antibiotics, hearing loss due to chronic middle ear disease was not uncommon and a significant complication called mastoiditis requires surgical drainage.Infants should see the doc. ...Read more

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Which type of tests would an eye doctor do to tell if someone is color blind?

Which type of tests would an eye doctor do to tell if someone is color blind?

Color vision tests: The most common is the ishihara color vision test, where there are a series of pages which have numbers created with dots of different colors. Those with good color vision seen one number, and those with color blindness see a different number. ...Read more