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Intl adoption, what does this mean regarding preemie eye exam: fundus: both plus(-), full vascularization, no rop rec; fix & following eom, cr (@2yo)?

Intl adoption, what does this mean regarding preemie eye exam: fundus: both plus(-), full vascularization, no rop rec; fix & following eom, cr (@2yo)?

Infant eye exam: Both eyes hyperopic but may be myopic in future, normal vascularization, no rlf signs, fixates on objects and can follow their movement, repeat exam in 2 yrs.. ...Read more

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Eye OPD. Doctor said vision 6/6& did diluted test.after test Fundus BE mild disc hypomania +, vessels normal and macula fr present. What it mean?

Eye OPD. Doctor said vision 6/6& did diluted test.after test  Fundus BE mild disc hypomania +, vessels normal and macula fr present. What it mean?

6/6 va: Most of what you wrote indicates normal eye exam. 6/6 means you can see at 6 = Normal person sees at 6 m Macula foveal reflex normal. Disc Color pink and normal and vessels normal. So there ! Mystery explained. ...Read more

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Can you define vascular sclerosis and venous dilation and tortuosity on fundus exam? What does that actually mean?

Can you define vascular sclerosis and venous dilation and tortuosity on fundus exam? What does that actually mean?

Vascular retinopathy: Vascular sclerosis (or hardening of the retinal blood vessels), mostly in the arterioles, are associated with chronic effects of hypertension. Venous dilation and tortuousity, mean that the veins are dilated and more tortuous than normal. These changes are associated with slower drainage of blood flow out of the eye, and may signify impending vein occlusion. Requires retina specialist follow-up. ...Read more

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I had an eye exam the ophthalmologist said there are signs of lack of oxygen to the back of my eyes and a slight bleed. What does this mean?

I had an eye exam the ophthalmologist said there are signs of lack of oxygen to the back of my eyes and a slight bleed. What does this mean?

Bleed in eye: Could be he means you have an artery occlusion in retina. If you have diabetes, high blood pressure, or an inflammatory condition, this can happen: you are able to send us your fundus photo and notes for detailed explanation via Concierge. ...Read more

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Why is it that eye exams are conducted in dark rooms?

Why is it that eye exams are conducted in dark rooms?

To better see: The darkness allows us to better see the eye for the exam. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how accurate are eye exams for toddlers?

Can you tell me how accurate are eye exams for toddlers?

Depends on variables: This age group is hard to evaluate in a simple setting and the best evaluations can be done by those with the tools and equipment to do so. Ophthalmologists, pediatric ophthalmologists, some and optometrists are likely to get the most accurate results. We seldom try chart exams before 4 as kids rarely understand the process. ...Read more

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How often should you get eye exams?

How often should you get eye exams?

Depends...: Once in your 30's, twice in 40's, every 2 years in 50's, yearly after that. ...Read more