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Do 3 D Movies Hurt Your Vision
No: Sitting to close to the tv, reading in dim light, or watching 3-d movies will not hurt the eyes. 3-d movies do cause the eyes to see in different way ten you are use to. Although it will not hurt the eye, some people may experience ocular irritation or headache related to eye strain. ...Read more
Games hurt your eyes: Because u spend excessive time playng video games. ...Read more
No: Lengthy tv or computer monitor viewing can be tiring and drying but is not hazardous. You are far more likely to be damaged by the content of what you are viewing. ...Read more
Do your pupils dilate when you od? Not sure if i've taken too much but they're really dilated & i'm tired & feel wierd. Don't want to waste ambos time
Go to hospital now: Different drugs have different effects (on your eyes). Given your description, it's best that you get evaluated immediately so go to your closest emergency department. Have someone else drive you there or call 911. You don't want to go unconscious while driving and then injure someone else. ...Read more
Macular pucker causing objects & letters to appear larger. Doesn't bother me & I see 20/20. Dr doesn't recommend surgery. Sound reasonable?
Growing macular pucker stage 2 in both eyes. Dr watching. Blurry at computer & make more mistakes. Afraid I'll lose ability to do my job. What to do?
Make print larger: Treatment for macular pucker is surgery. Most patients describe vision from macular pucker as distortion rather than blur, so consider other causes of blur like needing a change in glasses or cataract. If all of those are ruled out and the macular pucker is the cause of the blur, you could consider making the print larger on your computer if your retina surgeon doesn't think surgery now is right. ...Read more
6 wks after cataract surgery, still see peripheral shimmering light. Implants 11.5D; 13.5D. What if symptoms do not improve as DR thinks they will?
What type of implant: If it was a multifocal implant, it is common to see glare and haloes. If you are seeing flashing lights, see your eyeMD for dilated exam. If lights shimmers this is likely haloes from the implant and usually go away/brain adapts in weeks-months. Rarely are implants exchanged if such symptoms continue but is an option if continues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tip or if needed meds for racing thoughts an can not concentrate zonin out wen doin a task spoke to watchin tv I dont think about 1 thot it bounces ?
Whoa, lady slow down: From your description and your grammar, I would suggest you might suffer from ADHD. You might ask your psychiatrist about that possibility and perhaps you might need to be on a drug to help you slow down and concentrate. You might also practice yoga, which can also teach you to focus and slow down. ...Read more
I have bad eye sight. Power - 4.5 in both eyes. What should I do ? Also does regular laptop use degrade your eye sight ?
Wear glasses: Or contacts. Using a computer will not damage your eyes. ...Read more
UV: Intensity of light, especially wavelengths called ultraviolet. Notice that you can look directly at the moon all night. But 1 direct glance at the sun will blind you. ...Read more
Convergence reaction: Its a psychological reaction.Get a more detailed answer ›
When I'm bored and alone with my thoughts I begin to overthink everything & feel like I'm insane...is this normal? (I have anxiety too.)
Anxiety, boredom: You describe some worry and anxiety which some degree can be normal for anyone. If, however, it is affecting your life and functioning then you should consider some relaxation techniques and consider discussing with a doctor if it is really bothersome (or immediately if any thoughts of suicide). Otherwise, some degree of mild boredom and anxiety at 18 can be normal and pass with time. ...Read more
I'm 4-1/2 weeks pregnant what can I do to relieve gas pains? They come & go usually when i'm sitting & not really painful just incredibly uncomfortable
Regular exams: May need a different type of contact lenses. ...Read more
Can anxiety -> cognitive difficulties? S/t brain won't work at all & can only do menial tasks. Other times super sharp. Really hurting me at my job.
Yes,is it motivating: This is an excellent reason to find a solution and learn how to manage anxiety. CBT therapy has an excellent success rate IF you really try and work hard. With or without medication, it plays the important role for a better life! Find one you trust and can work with! Best wishes. ...Read more
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