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What are some common eye-related diseases?

What are some common eye-related diseases?

Pink eye: The most common eye ailment is pink eye or conjunctivitis which is caused by either infection or allergy in most cases. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about cobblestone eye disease?

Can you tell me about cobblestone eye disease?

Cobblestone: Probably refers to changes that are often seen in the peripheral part of the retinas. As we age, there are pigment changes that are seen in the lining of the back of our eyes (retinas). This part of your retina is not used much for vision. Cobblestone changes are one of the types of peripheral retinal changes that are common with aging. ...Read more

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What are the different eye disease and symptoms?

What are the different eye disease and symptoms?

Many, many: We doctors have only 400 letters in which to answer questions. A broad question like this cannot be answered in that space. Ask a specific question. There are thousands of eye diseases and symptoms. ...Read more

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Approximately how many eye disease have been identified?

Approximately how many eye disease have been identified?

Many: The major ones are cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic eye changes. But many systemic diseases have eye manifestations. The eyes can be traumatized, infected and inflicted with allergic problems. Disease can affect the nerves to the eyes and the muscles of the eyes. Auxiliary components of the eye can be affected like tear flow, lid function and of course cancer can originate or travel to the eye ...Read more

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HELP! Someone accidentally blew smoke in to eye will I catch a disease?

HELP! Someone accidentally blew smoke in to eye will I catch a disease?

Not a problem: I know of no disease that will survive in the composition that is smoke. Your eyes will clear out the smoke and you should do well. ...Read more

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Is there any disease/cancer that gives a person's eyes an unnatural color?

Is there any disease/cancer that gives a person's eyes an unnatural color?

A spot?: A new brown, black, pink, or cream-colored spot on the iris or other part of the eye should prompt a physician office visit out of concern for melanoma. ...Read more

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Are there any cures for gilberts disease/syndrome; mainly the yellowing of the eyes?

Are there any cures for gilberts disease/syndrome; mainly the yellowing of the eyes?

No: Ignore it. Gilbert's is likely to flare if you miss a few meals. It's best considered a non-disease as it's extremely common and really is a non-problem. In the old days, we used to treat it with phenobarbital, which lowers the bilirubin and diminishes the yellowing of the skin at the price of making you tired and unable to work or play effectively. You don't want that. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is an eye disorder/disease you can easily recreate for a movie?

How about: Trauma, a bb to the eye or glass cutting the cornea, a knife to the eye. All are real life scenarios, good luck! ...Read more

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I am computer programmer sometimes while working my eyes start giving blurt images. Is this is a symptoms of any future disease.?

Likely dry eye: Computer work leads to a lesser blink rate and thus dry eyes. Keep some otc artifiical tears next to you to use during your work. Consider a room humidifier if the air is especially dry. ...Read more

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There are times when my entire vision turns brown and I couldn't see anything for a few seconds. What might be causing this? Do I have an eye disease?

There are times when my entire vision turns brown and I couldn't see anything for a few seconds. What might be causing this? Do I have an eye disease?

Not sure: With both eyes having visual disturbance as you've described, I recommend that you see an eye md for an exam. These symptoms could be related to your migraine condition, however migrainous events do not affect the total vision in both eyes, usually only part of the vision of each eye during classic migraine. Call your primary doctor too to see if some medication you are taking is responsible too. ...Read more

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What is fuchs eye disease?

What is fuchs eye disease?

Two answers: Professor Fuchs described many different eye findings. The two conditions that bear his name are Fuchs dystrophy of the cornea, an age-related deterioration of the endothelial cells lining the inside of the cornea and leading to cloudy vision in some. The other is Fuchs cyclitis, an inflammatory condition of the eye leading to cataract and glaucoma. ...Read more

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What is best's disease of the eyes and how is it treated?

What is best's disease of the eyes and how is it treated?

Vitilliform Dystroph: Read about it here:

http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1227128-overview. ...Read more

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There any diseases associated with those dark circles under your eyes?

There any diseases associated with those dark circles under your eyes?

Don't think so: As far as eye diseases, no. Although any diseases causing fatigue and dehydration, loss of weight could cause it. Also, certain medications can have side effect of increasing pigments around the eye. ...Read more

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What is behcet (name of a disease about eyes)and what is its cure (if has any cure)?

What is behcet (name of a disease about eyes)and what is its cure (if has any cure)?

See details: Behcet's syndrome is an autoimmune disease characterized by oral, genital and/or rectal ulcers and eye inflammation. There are numerous other clinical manifestations including joint, neurologic, skin and GI problems. There are no cures but there are effective treatment, especially tnf agents such as remicade (infliximab). ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone to have naturally yellowish eyes without having any disease?

Is it possible for someone to have naturally yellowish eyes without having any disease?

Yes: Some people, more commonly pigmented races, have eyes that appear yellowish. This is constant over the years. If you suddenly get yellow eyes, then it most likely represents liver dysfunction. Have your family doctor sort this out. ...Read more

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