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Could this be a case of eye strain if more floaters all of a sudden?

Could this be a case of eye strain if more floaters all of a sudden?

No: Eye strain can cause visual blurring, discomfort and redness. Floaters are internal and not caused by eyestrain. If you have many all at once, and especially if accompanied by light flashes or changes in vision, you should see an ophthalmologist as quick as possible. ...Read more

Dr. Keshav Narain
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Floaters (Definition)

Floater = 0ptical debris in vitreous body or lens that appears as a spot in ...Read more


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One eye has red eye in photos, but the other eye never does. Could this be an indication of a medical problem?

One eye has red eye in photos, but the other eye never does. Could this be an indication of a medical problem?

Yes: The red eye side is probably normal. The other side may have something blocking the view, or is turned in or out side, or have a major vision problem. I assume this is a child. This requires evaluation very soon by a pediatric ophthalmologist (or a regular ophthalmologist if an adult). Don't delay. ...Read more

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Have a plaque in inside corner of my eye. Could this be a serious eye problem?

Have a plaque in inside corner of my eye. Could this be a serious eye problem?

Have a plaque : If u r asking about it it sound u r worried, so it is better to see u pcp for advise. ...Read more

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I keep seeing things out of the corner of my eye, could this be a symptom of an eye related disoder?

I keep seeing things out of the corner of my eye, could this be a symptom of an eye related disoder?

Peripheral vision: Your description could be related to floaters, retinal pathology such as breaks, tears, or detachment, visual field defect due to glaucoma or stroke, or some other issue. You need to see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you say if it could laser eye surgery help in the case of constant eye strain?

Can you say if it could laser eye surgery help in the case of constant eye strain?

Maybe: If the eye strain is relieved by glasses or contact lenses, then laser can make this permanent. ...Read more

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Having headaches in the temples. Could that be an early sign of a vasculitis?

Having headaches in the temples. Could that be an early sign of a vasculitis?

Yes but...: There are so many causes of headache of which many are felt in the temples, one of which causes is vasculitis. But vasculitis is a rare cause of headache. Most headaches in people with proven connective tissue disorders in fact are not due to cerebral vasculitis. Diagnostic tests exist which your neurologist may suggest for your headache work-up. ...Read more

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What could produce there to be a streak of blindness in my eyes?

Not sure: What you mean. Describe exactly what you are seeing (or not seeing) so we can help you. ...Read more

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Could my worsening vision be a result of a scratched lens?

Could my worsening vision be a result of a scratched lens?

Probably not: Most lens scratches (on eyeglasses) cause annoying changes in the vision but not overall worsening. You should seek your ophthalmologist for an evaluation to determine if there is a cause from your eyes. ...Read more

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Might it be possible that a a brain hemorrhage or the beginning of one be detected though a test by the ophthalmologist?

Might it be possible that a a brain hemorrhage or the beginning of one be detected though a test by the ophthalmologist?

Yes: Changes in your peripheral vision the health of you optic nerve the status of you eye movements can all help indicate the location and seriousness of a "brain hemorrhage". ...Read more

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I have intermittant pain in my eye that feels similiar to a scratched cornea-no visual disturbance. What could this be a symptom of?

I have intermittant pain in my eye that feels similiar to a scratched cornea-no visual disturbance. What could this be a symptom of?

See an eye doctor: It could be dry eye, a scratched cornea, a foriegn body in the eye, or possibly an infection. If you've had a scratched cornea in that same eye before, sometimes the area of old injury can intermittantly open back up to give a similar foreign body sensation. ...Read more

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What can be causing my eyes to go red randomly that is not allergies, sleep disorder, or eye strain. Could this be a head injury or thyroid issue?

What can be causing my eyes to go red randomly that is not allergies, sleep disorder, or eye strain. Could this be a head injury or thyroid issue?

Dry eyes: Please consider seeing your eye doctor. It's unlikely that thyroid or head injury is causing random red eyes. A common cause is dry eyes, but it could also be other things. ...Read more

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After a bad cataract surgery and loss of iris could a lens still be put in the eye to see?

After a bad cataract surgery and loss of iris could a lens still be put in the eye to see?

Complicated CS: iris: Complications can occur during cataract surgery, though not common. If the iris (part or all) is lost during the procedure, an artificial iris (a segment or full) can be placed at that time or at another time with an intraocular lens. More information at :http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read more

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Hi, what would be a possible condition for a pain in the outer, top eyelid and eye pain? Considering a duration of a week, and a slight inflammation?

Hi, what would be a possible condition for a pain in the outer, top eyelid and eye pain? Considering a duration of a week, and a slight inflammation?

Need to be checked: It is difficult to tell you what caused it in your case.It needs to be checked y your doctor or an eye doctor. There may be an infection.Stye or some other condition.It has been there a week and is still there,so get it checked to find the cause and appropriate treatment ...Read more

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What is causing me to have reduced alertness for the past two weeks and blurry vision? Can this be a sign of something serious ?

What is causing me to have reduced alertness for the past two weeks and blurry vision? Can this be a sign of something serious  ?

Blood check for DM: Blurry vision and reduced alertness can be due to a variety of issues. Your md might want to do blood tests to check for diabetes and normal kidney function. If you are not on any medications or have any other significant med history (which can cause such symptoms), see an eyemd to check your refraction and your optic nerve appearance and function. ...Read more

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Would an eye exam be normal if one had a head injury that damaged the vision area causing blurred vision or would there be abnormalities?

Would an eye exam be normal if one had a head injury that damaged the vision area causing blurred vision or would there be abnormalities?

Yes and no: The structure of the eye can appear completely normal under the light microscope. However, testing such a visual field test can show new blind spots that are a result of the damaged areas in the brain. Take care. ...Read more

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Sudden change in eye vision. .. feels like vision is centered and that the further the sides is less seen. What possible causes to what just happened?

Sudden change in eye vision. .. feels like vision is centered and that the further the sides is less seen. What possible causes to what just happened?

Vitreous bleed: It could be something really bad like retinal detachment or vitreous bleed or artery occlusion. With ur current medical problems I would suggest to see a retina specialist or an eye doctor ASAP ...Read more

Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Eye Floaters (Definition)

are spots you notice visually that may vary in shape & are ...Read more