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Can You Tell Me How I Can Reduce The Pressure In The Eye
Eye pressure: If you have high eye pressure determined to be unacceptable for the health of your eye(s), the your eye md will prescribe a medication that you apply to your eye(s) to lower it. In some cases, a laser treatment may also be indicated. As long as you are being cared for by your eye md, you will be receiving the proper treatment and follow up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It depends on the cause. If your eyes are swollen because of allergies then antihistamines and anti allergy eye drops are helpful. Eye swelling can be due to other factors so a diagnosis is important. I recommend you see you doctor. Other possibilities: venous obstruction, thyroid issues, low portein in you blood due to nephrotic syndrome or malabsorption. ...Read more
It Depends: It depends on what type of surgery you are having and where you are having surgery. At a minimum there is usually an anesthesia provider, your surgeon, a scrub tech, and a circulating nurse. Your surgeon may have an assistent. At a teaching hospital there may be medical students, nursing students and residents in the room watching or helping. Others may be present if special equip needed. ...Read more
Hypertension: There are so many medications. You need to consult your physician to get prescription if indicated. ...Read more
Warm compresses: Warm compresses (wash cloth with hot water and hold it on the eyelids for 5-10 minutes, reheating as needed). Do this in the morning when you wake and at night before you go to bed. Use the wash cloth to scrub the base of the eye lashes after you do the compresses. Use artificial tears during the day. Start oral omega 3s. Most likely due to inflammation from dry eyes and mebomianitis. ...Read more
Blepharoplasty: A lower lid blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure for removing the unwanted bags. If the bags are the worst in the morning and improve over the course of the day, you could try sleeping with an extra pillow to minimize any fluid accumulation overnight. ...Read more
Compresses!: You can use warm compresses - a washcloth with warm water and hold it to the closed eye for 5-10 minutes 3 times a day. You can massage it with your fingers after the compress, but do not aggravate it. You are trying to get it to drain on its own. You may need it incised and drained if this does not work. See and ophthalmologist. A sty is not and infection, so antibiotics do not help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Incomplete info: You did not provide any indication of your illness. It would be better to discuss it with your doctor who knows about health and related issues. ...Read more
Solaquin forte: You could try solaquin forte 4% applied to the area around the eyes (but not in it!) you would need a prescription for it, though. ...Read more
No, I can't.: Not in 400 characters. Med students spend an entire semester just learning the basics of that. Some neuroscientists spend their entire careers researching just one little piece of it. It's part of the fields of neuroanatomy & neurophysiology. If you want to find out how the sense of touch work in the brain, I suggest you take a course for laypeople. There are some really big books about it, too. ...Read more
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