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Causes Of Blister On Cornea
I have a fluid-filled "blister" on my sclera (off to the side of cornea). Not painful. Arose after putting in contacts. Should i seek med. Attention?
5days ago i woke up and my left eye was leaking and very painful. It became very red only on the left inside cornea. As the day went on a blister form?
Serious: As soon as possible get to see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I have a blister looking thing on the cornea inside left eye. Red, sore, and grew gradually over 5 days. Should i go to ER now or wait 2go2 my dr mon?
Likely pterygium: Your description sounds like an inflamed pterygium, which is scar tissue formed by exposure to sun and wind. Although they do not develop over just days, they can become noticeably red over days from irritation. This would not typically require an emergency room visit. Get an exam as soon as possible during normal office hours. Meanwhile try using naphcon, a drop available over the counter. ...Read more
Arcus senilis: The arcus senilis is a donut ring of lipid deposition at the edge of the cornea. This is an arc, and not a spot. You can get donut like spots as a healing response to previous trauma. I know of no pathology that causes such spots so this is probably a benign event for you. ...Read more
foreign body: Most commonly, a foreign body, like a speck of dirt, a metal shard, etc will get into your eye and cause a corneal abrasion. These can be painful and need to be treated, especially if over the pupil, so scarring is less likely to occur (which if occurs over the pupil could cause visual problems). ...Read more
Maybe: All surgical and laser procedures have risk. It is possible to irritate or even damage the cornea when doing a laser iridotomy. The reason to do an iridotomy is usually to treat or prevent episodes of very high eye pressure. These episodes can cause permanent eye damage, so if you have a condition that merits an iridotomy the risks of not doing the laser could be worse than the laser itself. ...Read more
Suddenly developed bad night glares and starbursts.No refractive error, checked cornea & everything-nothing wrong, have vitreous degen.Cause for glare?
At 29 years old: The main cause of glare is dryness. Very uncommon to have vitreous cause glare or cataracts for that matter. ...Read more
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