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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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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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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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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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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