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Doctor insights on: Do Eyeballs Stay The Same Size For Life

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Do eyeballs stay the same size for life?

Do eyeballs stay the same size for life?

No: No, that would be one of those "medical myths." eyeballs grow, and the shape of the eyeball can change through the growing years. ...Read more

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How do the pupils of your eye change size? What causes this?

How do the pupils of your eye change size? What causes this?

Light reflex: When your eye is exposed to light, the dilated pupils receive a signal from the retina, through your brain which tells them to close down to limit the light entry and protect the eye. The pupils (iris) is a muscular structure in a radial pattern which responds to light signals this way. ;pretty cool! ...Read more

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Eyedrops can disturb the eye size?

Eyedrops can disturb the eye size?

No : There is not a drop or medication that can change the eye size. The pupil can change size depending on the ambient light. Ther are drops that can make the pupil smaller or bigger. ...Read more

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What controls eye movements and the size of the pupils?

What controls eye movements and the size of the pupils?

Cranial Nerves: Cranial N II (Optic) subtends vision, III (oculomotor) subtends levator, superior rectus (sup. branch), medial rectus, inferior rectus, inf. oblique & pupillary constriction (inf. branch); IV (trochlear) subtends superior oblique; VI (abducens) subtends lateral rectus; and sympathetics along the arterial pathway subtend pupillary dilation. CN's on the left and right. Nuclei in the brainstem. ...Read more

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What are reasons why my eye pupils are different sizes?

What are reasons why my eye pupils are different sizes?

Needs eval: Unequal pupils can be from many conditions, some of which are very serious. Seek attention from an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Will your eye sight get worse if you make text sizes bigger, and stop reading the hard-to-read small text?

Will your eye sight get worse if you make text sizes bigger, and stop reading the hard-to-read small text?

No: Eye sight in adults does not get worse with straining to read. However, this may cause headaches and visual discomfort. Get a good eye exam if you feel your vision is not what is should be. Good luck! ...Read more

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My eyes are small sized but there is shape difference between two eye.one looking large the other look small?

My eyes are small sized but there is shape difference between two eye.one looking large the other look small?

No one is symmetric: absolutely. You can see this by holding a mirror vertically up to your nose and looking first with one eye and then turning the mirror to look with the other eye. Some of us are slightly more asymmetric than others. There's nothing wrong, you are just unique that way! ...Read more

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How can I reduce the size of my puffy black eye?

How can I reduce the size of my puffy black eye?

Time heals, duck 2: Puffy eyes respond to cold packs for the fist 48 hrs then warm moist heat for the rest of time, helps with the bruising that causes the " black eye". Avoid aspirin, blood thinners with your doctors consent if on them for medical reasons. Sometimes blood levels of thinners need to be checked. Report in change or loss of vision to eye care physician if trauma was involved or if condition doesn't clr. ...Read more

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Can eye medicine(drops) effect the size of a pupil?

Can eye medicine(drops) effect the size of a pupil?

Yes: Eye doctors often use eye drops( atropine) to dilate the pupil so he/she can see the back the eye better during examination, but the pupil return to it normal size after the effect of the medication is gone. ...Read more

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What causes uneven pupil size after eye injury?

What causes uneven pupil size after eye injury?

Damage: Trauma to the sphincter muscles of the iris can cause a larger pupil after trauma. ...Read more

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Is it true that it's really important to know the diameter size and base curve of your eye for contacts?

Is it true that it's really important to know the diameter size and base curve of your eye for contacts?

No: It is not important for the patient to know his or her contact lens parameters. The dispensing agent needs to know this from the prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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I felt change in the size of my left eye only. It became round than before. What should I do to make it just before it was?

I felt change in the size of my left eye only. It became round than before. What should I do to make it just before it was?

See ophthalmologist: The problem could be with your eye itself or from something behind the eye. Before you can make it as it ws, you need to find out wht is causing it. It could be serious so it need to be checked. ...Read more

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Sisters pupil reacts to light but instantly returns to original (large) size even while light remains on eye? Is this normal?

Sisters pupil reacts to light but instantly returns to original (large) size even while light remains on eye? Is this normal?

Swinging flashlight : Testing for an afferent pupillary defect, a so-called marcus-gunn pupil, is performed with the swinging flashlight test. The comparison made is between the direct and consensual responses. When the consensual response exceeds the direct response, an optic nerve or retinal problem may be inferred. Your description may be of hippus, a benign tonal oscillation of the iris musculature. See an eye md. ...Read more

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Might i get my eyes sized for colored contacts without getting an eye exam?

No: While cosmetic, colored contacts are still like other contact lenses. They must be properly fit by a licensed professional. Poor lens fit can put you at risk for corneal damage and infection. Furthermore, if you are using contact lenses of any type, regular follow-up with an eye care professional to assess the health of the ocular surface is recommended. ...Read more

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My eye size different sudnly what can i do my city scan reports are normal one eye are small aid comparesion to other eye?

My eye size different sudnly what can i do my city scan reports are normal one eye are small aid comparesion to other eye?

Relax!: One side of your body is NOT the same as the other! Ever see what it looks like when each half is exactly mirrored???? Looks like TWO DIFFERENT PEOPLE! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a good size bump above my right eye close to the temple , it's hard and it doesn't hurt . What do I do?

I have a good size bump above my right eye close to the temple , it's hard and it doesn't hurt . What do I do?

Lump: The good thing is that it does not hurt. What is more important how does it look. If its quite bad an obvious then you should see someone about having it removed if it bother you. ...Read more

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Dear sir i have a eye pupil big in size then another.how can i resize this pupil ? It was due to an accident by a cricket ball.

Dear sir i have a eye pupil big in size then another.how can i resize this pupil ? It was due to an accident by a cricket ball.

Contact lenses: Pupils react to light and can contract and expand to let light in. Since your cricket ball injury I assume that something is damaged in one eye. I doubt any type of "resizing" will help. The "resized" side will still be different to the normal reactive side. How long ago was the injury? Maybe the injury is still healing, and will improve with time. ...Read more

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