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Chickenpox In The Eye
Chicken pox: Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus can be a complication of chickenpox. Depending on his symptoms- he may need treatment with an antiviral medication or a steroid. This article can help to determine when medical care is indicated: http://www.webmd.com/eye-health/herpes-viruses-eyes ...Read more
Chickenpox is an illness caused by a virus known as varicella zoster. The first time someone is infected with this virus, usually in childhood, he or she will develop an itchy rash consisting of vesicles or fluid filled, reddened blisters. Chickenpox is highly contagious and spread via infected individuals. We now have an effective ...Read more
Hot compresses: Chicken pox can affect the eye lid but there is no statistically significant relationship between eyelid rash and ocular involvement. However pts with chicken pox can get conjunctivitis, uveitis, cornea infections from the virus; if pain develops or decreased vision, see an eyemd. Otherwise hot compresses/soaks will help. ...Read more
Hi my 18 week old baby has got chicken pox and has one right in the corner of her mouth & two on her eye lid is this ok/normal or do I need to go to?
Eye color perception: Color perception is due to the presence of the cones in the retina of the eye sensitive to various wavelengths of light and registered as color in our brain perception of vision. The normal individual perceives a palette of colors although color deficient individuals will lose some of this and have a limited perspective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sister says she can't take off her contacts. Could it really stick to the eye that u can't take it off?
It can: People who either have dry eyes or are wearing tight contact lenses can sometimes have difficulty removing them. Often, placing several contact lens wetting drops will allow the lens to be more easily removed. If the contacts constantly stick, see an eye doctor about getting re-fitted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet is important: There has been much research done that shows your diet is directly related to your eye health. High fat diets have been linked to age-related macular degeneration (amd). Smoking is also a risk factor for amd. Certain nutrients have been shown to be helpful in patients with amd. You should consult with a retina specialist to determine if you should be taking certain eye vitamins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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