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Dr. Constance Okeke
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
15 years in practice
134K people helped
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Any advice on medication for chronic dry eyed?

Any advice on medication for chronic dry eyed?

Many options...: If you are already using artificial tears 2 or more times daily without relief, you can ask your doctor about restasis, a prescription medication to help produce good tears. You may also try treating the eyelid oil glands that can contribute to dry eye, by using warm compresses, lid scrubs and vitamin supplements with omega 3 fatty acids. Discuss these options with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Andrea Brand
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Dr. Michael Mong
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
31 years in practice
77K people helped
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Is it possible for 2 blue eyed people to have a brown eyed child?

Is it possible for 2 blue eyed people to have a brown eyed child?

Yes...: It turns out that the genes for eye color are pretty complicated and we are learning more about this all the time. Certainly two blue eyed parents can have a brown eyed child. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrea Brand
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Dr. Andrea Brand
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Treating Pink Eye (Checklist)

Wash your hands frequently
Daily
Tell dr the cause of your pink eye (allergic, viral, bacterial)
once, once for 1 week
Do not use someone else's eye drops
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Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Board Certified, Pediatrics
33 years in practice
2M people helped
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Is it possible for two green-eyed people to have a brown-eyed child?

Is it possible for two green-eyed people to have a brown-eyed child?

Yes: There are many genes you both carry from parents and grandparents that may have the brown eyes. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrea Brand
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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
15 years in practice
779K people helped
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Is it true that blue eyed people are allergic to the sun?

Is it true that blue eyed people are allergic to the sun?

No: Blue-eyed people are not prone to develop solar urticaria or sun-induced hives. ...Read more

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Dr. George Yang
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
21 years in practice
707K people helped
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Do blue-eyed people get more catatracts?

Do blue-eyed people get more catatracts?

No: Other factor play a role. Sun exposure over time increases the development of age-related cataracts. Other factors such as ocular eye trauma, surgery, or inflammation, and use of steroids can also lead to the early development of cataracts. ...Read more

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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
27 years in practice
1M people helped
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Dr. Harold Peltan
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
22 years in practice
4M people helped
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I was wondering are blue eyed people more sensitive to light?

I was wondering are blue eyed people more sensitive to light?

Yes, often: Blue eyed people often have less pigment in the retina in the back of the eye. They are often more sensitive to light than people with darker eyes. Fun fact: blue eyes also dilate more quickly after dilating drops in the ophthalmologists office. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
28 years in practice
7M people helped
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Dr. Timothy Perozek
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
17 years in practice
395K people helped
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Dark circled around eyed caused by poor blood content will be tteated?

Dark circled around eyed caused by poor blood content will be tteated?

See eye doc: See eye doc and let the doc decide best diagnosis and treatment. In the meantime, try diluting baby shampoo with water and cleaning eye lids with your finger and then do warm compresses with a wet warm towel. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrea Brand
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