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Degenerative Eye Disease
Can looking at an ipod hurt your vision. I have a degenerative eye disease and i'm afraid the ipod could decrease or lower my vision?
How long should I wait before having evisceration eye surgery? I lost my sight to a degenerative eye disease, and because my optic nerve has died, i've been advised to have evisceration eye surgery. What problems might I have if i wait a year for the surg
It depends: Generally we recommend removing an eye that doesn't see only if there is pain that cannot be controlled medically, if the eye has infection or tumor that can spread to the rest of the body, or for cosmesis. Your situation would depend on what symptoms you might have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are times when my entire vision turns brown and i couldn't see anything for a few seconds. What might be causing this? Do I have an eye disease?
Not sure: With both eyes having visual disturbance as you've described, i recommend that you see an eye md for an exam. These symptoms could be related to your migraine condition, however migrainous events do not affect the total vision in both eyes, usually only part of the vision of each eye during classic migraine. Call your primary doctor too to see if some medication you are taking is responsible too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: The major ones are cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic eye changes. But many systemic diseases have eye manifestations. The eyes can be traumatized, infected and inflicted with allergic problems. Disease can affect the nerves to the eyes and the muscles of the eyes. Auxiliary components of the eye can be affected like tear flow, lid function and of course cancer can originate or travel to the eye ...Read more
Cobblestone: Probably refers to changes that are often seen in the peripheral part of the retinas. As we age, there are pigment changes that are seen in the lining of the back of our eyes (retinas). This part of your retina is not used much for vision. Cobblestone changes are one of the types of peripheral retinal changes that are common with aging. ...Read more
Two answers: Professor Fuchs described many different eye findings. The two conditions that bear his name are Fuchs dystrophy of the cornea, an age-related deterioration of the endothelial cells lining the inside of the cornea and leading to cloudy vision in some. The other is Fuchs cyclitis, an inflammatory condition of the eye leading to cataract and glaucoma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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