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Dark Vein In The Eye
If dark circles are apparent from think skin, visible blood vessels & muscles underneath the eye, are fine lines related? Dark circles vs hyperpig.?
Partially: As you mention, dark circles are due to the thin skin and appearance of the blood vessels but the thin skin itself has a tendency to wrinkle more due to aging process and like an empty baloon that looks darker than an inflated one, the wrinkled skin looks darker than when its stretched. In some, the hyperpigmented skin is the problem and that has different solution. ...Read more
Hi I suffer migraines, but of late they have been worse and around the eye. I have one now and there are two large black veins on eye lid above pain?
See your PCP: Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Unilateral throbbing headache, dizziness, weakness, visual disturbances, blurry vision, nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even chest pain may be present during the episodes. It is manageable condition. See your doctor for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more
Can palomar skin rejuvenation cause thinned skin to thin more, and stay that way? Will it help with leaky veins under the eye? Can it cause fat loss?
No ; don't use near: Eyes. Laser can't reduce eye puffiness, dark circles, or thin skin. It's also not used close to the eyelids, because of the proximity of orbital fat. Plus, the puffy lids recede back into the orbit, when the person lies down. Leaky veins around eye is best treated with controlling food allergies, and salt intake. If anything, lasers remodels dermis to be thicker ; not thinner with reamplification. ...Read more
My daughter white part of the eye isn't white like other people her eye is kind of pink, red vein is visible and a bit of grey. Is this cause by laptop.
Probably not: There is great variability to the "white" porion of the eyes surface. Some people have thinner sclera resulting in a grey or bluish color. Some people have prominent blood vessel that cause the sy=urface to look red-- this is normal. Other causes can be allergic or dryness. Sometimes prolonged computer use can cause the eye surface to dry out due to decreased blinking. Artificial tear supple. ...Read more
After blood vein occlusion in the eye, how long can a person expect swelling in the eye ball after healing? (diagnosis: cystoid macular degenerative / venous tributary occlusion) the occlusion happened over a year ago and I have been under a ophthamolo
You: You need to take this list of questions to the doctor who is doing your injections. It is certainly reasonable for you to know what the long term plan is, as well as the prognosis for your eye specifically. Unfortunately, the research shows that patients with swelling cannot just heal on their own. And having the injections every 6 weeks is definitely better than letting the swelling get worse, and possibly cause permanent damage to your vision. ...Read more
Can sinusitis cause a new prominent vein and bright flashes in that part of the eye sometimes when I tilt my head, and facial and head tenderness? Docs weren't sure. If not, what can?
Good day. Please assist, I've been having constant pain above my left jaw near the ear right up to the eye. It's not headache but feels like my veins?
Temporomandibular: Although the problem appears to be from a jaw issue (malocclusion, grinding, clenching etc), a diagnosis can only be established by a dentist or physician. ...Read more
Will an american phlebologist to a microphlebectomy on a varicose vein outise the eye socket? And, can this be done by any other type of doctor?
Around eye veins: Around eye veins can be treated by many different types of physicians including vein specialists, plastic surgeons, general surgeons and dermatologists. Not all physicians will do microphlebectomies. If you are contemplating having microphlebectoies around your eyes then see someone with experience in this area. ...Read more
Multiple: Depends on which vessels, but usually relates to vessel fragility, neovascularization (weak vessels), increased vascular pressure, trauma, bleeding or clotting problems. ...Read more
Time: They resolve on their own in 1-2 weeks. No treatment is necessary. ...Read more
Retina abnormality??: Are you implying it was noted inside your eye? Unable to directly "visualize" blood vessels "behind" eye without orbital scanning. I would seek clarification from whomever noted this finding. ...Read more
Yes: This shouldn't be a problem unless the reason you had broken blood vessels was due to direct trauma of the eye which would require a physician evaluation. ...Read more
In or on the eye?: If you mean those that are on the white of the eye, they can certainly be prominent. If they have become this way recently, you should have your eyes examined. If you can see a branching pattern when your eye is rubbed (don't try this if you don't see it), you are experiencing the vessels of the retina in a negative fashion. This is normal. ...Read more
Time: Subconjuctiva hemorrhage is the result of broken capillary or vessels. It's like a bruise on the skin but its red and visible due to clear conjunctiva tissue. It happens from high blood pressure, blood thinner, trauma to the eye, rubbing, straining (coughing, hard sneezing, heavy lifting or constipation). Please make sure to get blood pressure check, and be patient it will disapear. ...Read more
Common in DM: Neovascularization in dm which causes proliferation of new blood vessles - defective structurally and fracture easily. Also other conditions like shearing force from blunt trauma, athletic events related injuryhead injury, htn, vasculitic conditions like rhumatoid arthritis from inflammation of vessels, head rocking in children, structural abn. Aneurysms of vessesls, anticoagulants-asa, Coumadin (warfarin) it occ. ...Read more
Yes: As long as the blood vessel is not associated with a growth on the eye. ...Read more
I have high hdh LDL n total. I went to the eye dr. Did a test on my eyes n the vessels are already lightly coated with choles. Reversible?
O: Cholesterol deposits in the cornea (an arcus) do not fade with cholesterol reduction. Cholesterol does not coat retinal vessels. It can only be seen if the total cholesterol is over 1000 (lipemia retinalis) rarely a cholesterol plaque (hollenhort) can be visualized, but is usually an embolic phenomenon. ...Read more