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Dark Vein In The Eye
Visual DX : Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
SEE EYE SPECIALIST: First, get visual field testing and map out scotoma, and compare with right eye. Could be retinal in origin, but certain patterns may correlate with optic nerve or brain lesions. Many causes, including glaucoma on occasion. An ophthalmologist is your best source of help. ...Read more
I'm 20yo. In pics I have red eye effect in both eyes but the pupil is more bright red in left eye and greater in diameter as compared to the right eye?
Anisocoria: Pupil size inequalities (anisocoria) requires an eye exam, and it should be done right away. There are important things to rule out to ensure that your pupils are normal. About 20% of individuals have this normally (physiologic), whereas others may have it on the basis of disease or medications. The latter causes: 3rd nerve palsy, horner's, aidies, certain drugs (eg eye meds), injury, inflamed i. ...Read more
See a doctor: You should see an ophthalmologist for evaluation whenever you have pain in the eyes. ...Read more
Do the blood vessels in the iris burst or break in the same way a subconjunctival hemorrhage happens in the whites of the eye?
No: It is difficult to break an iris vessel, while it is easy to break a conjunctival one. ...Read more
My left eye is very very dry and have this red tick blood line from the corner of my eye to the center of the eye .eye drop not working?
See Eye Doctor: Your history of arthritis may need to be evaluated further to see if it may be related to your eye issues too, as it's possible, depending on the type of arthritis you have. It may be why your eye drops don't work well. Also, unilateral dryness may indicate you need your thyroid worked up as well, and have your lid height, lid lag measured for exposure issues causing dryness. Work with your PCP! ...Read more
I put allergy eye drops in her eye & noticed a red vein with a dark spot at end, in both eyes. In same area. Drops made her eyes burn more.
Type of drop: Without an actual picture, it is hard to tell what the problem is. As for burning- when the eyes are irritated , even plain saline may burn. On the other hand, an antihistamine eye drop called Optivar tends to cause more burning than others. Try refrigerating the eye drop to see if it cuts down the sting. ...Read more
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Single dark red blotche in the outer corner of my right eye. Dry skin surrounds. Painful. Is this normal?
Small Dark line along part of edge of iris in left eye. Borders iris but only 1/2mm long,can only see it up close?
Iris: you need to see an ophthalmologist who can observe the area and provide a diagnosis. ...Read more
Blue oval-shaped (like the shape of an eye) light in vision when looking at a small source of red light in a dark room. Problem?
I have brown spot on both side of my pupils in the white area with red blood Vessels in the corners of my eye?
May be normal or: If it has always been there then it may be normal pigmentation.But if it is something new.Consult your family doctor or an Opthalmologist ...Read more