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Eye lashes growing towards the eyeball and rubbing the eyeball. Do I yank them?

Eye lashes growing towards the eyeball and rubbing the eyeball.  Do I yank them?

Yes: If this is a condition that happens frequently you should see an eye surgeon. There are several procedures which can be done depending on the cause of the lashes growing which can be done to permanently improve this condition. ...Read more

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My daughter has a hemangioma under her eye. If it's growing towards her eye what will have to be done?

My daughter has a hemangioma under her eye. If it's growing towards her eye what will have to be done?

Propranolol: This sounds likely to be a proliferating infantile hemangioma (ih). Although the traditional teaching is watchful waiting, oral Propranolol is now known to be a safe and very effective treatment for ih. The ih will stop growing on the first day of therapy in 100% of patients, and will shrink considerably over time. Please rapidly see a pediatric dermatologist experienced in the use of propranolol. ...Read more

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Took forteo for 16 months. Have odd bone spur, eye socket growing towards sinus. Now multiple joints, never injured severe pain. Specialty/tests?

Took forteo for 16 months. Have odd bone spur, eye socket growing towards sinus. Now multiple joints, never injured severe pain. Specialty/tests?

Not certain related: It is not cetain the Forteo is the problem. We need to clarify what diagnosis is and then proceed. Your best approach is to see a rheumatologist so you get a diagnosis of the joint pain. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a headache towards the front of the face around the eye area?

What are the causes of a headache towards the front of the face around the eye area?

Headache near eyes: Often a sinus blockage will cause headaches in that area. If when you move your head it gets worse with movement, it is likely sinus-related. So think allergies, sinus infection. ...Read more

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The black part around eyeball is spreading Means somewhat of the black portion is spreading towards the white What it could be ? Plz help

The black part around eyeball is spreading 
Means somewhat of the black portion is spreading towards the white 
What it could be ?
Plz help

Pupil???: James, I am not sure I understand your question fully, are you referring to your pupils (the black structure in the center of your eye, not the brown or colored iris) ? If your pupils are not longer round, if one is suddenly larger than the other, or if they do not change size when a light is shone on them, you must go to the emergency room immediately. You should not drive yourself! ...Read more

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Why is the clear layer over my eye peeling back towards my iris?

Why is the clear layer over my eye peeling back towards my iris?

Cornea: This is the clear window which is a dome over the front of the eye underneath of which you can see the iris which is inside. ...Read more

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Eyelash problems: some are leaning to the right or left, bent towards eyeball, and some are sticking straight out. Why?

Eyelash problems: some are leaning to the right or left, bent towards eyeball, and some are sticking straight out. Why?

Inflammation: When the eyelid margin (where the lashes come out of the skin) is inflamed, its contours can become distorted. This forces the lashes to become misdirected. Certain medications (glaucoma medications, for example) can also cause lashes to grow long and disorderly. Rarely, eyelid cancers (basal cell, squamous cell...) can also distort the lids. See an eye doctor if this is new. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing constant pain towards the back of my right eye (not burning or scratching). I have had this pain for three days.

I have been experiencing constant pain towards the back of my right eye (not burning or scratching). I have had this pain for three days.

Sinusitis: Do you have a history of sinusitis or is there a family history? You may need to be on any antihistamine and a nasal spray regularly if it is sinusitis especially during spring and autumn when allergic sinusitis is more frequent. ...Read more

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Which is it called when your right eye looks off towards your right side and your left eye looks off towards your left side at the same time?

Which is it called when your right eye looks off towards your right side and your left eye looks off towards your left side at the same time?

Eyes misaligned: The opposite of "eyes crossing" is exotropia. Instead of the eyes crossing in, they are turned out. Exotropia can be congenital or acquired. In some patients, only one eye turns out but in other patients, the eye that turns out alternates. ...Read more

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My 10 year old sisters left eye is suddenly off center, it looks slightly towards her right than the other eye. She has no pain. Why, how, what?

My 10 year old sisters left eye is suddenly off center, it looks slightly towards her right than the other eye. She has no pain.  Why, how, what?

Eye change: Has your sister had any recent head injury, infection, or vaccination? You should report this condition to her doctor so she can be checked and evaluated for what is causing the problem. ...Read more

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My brother has a bright red squiggly line coming from the bottom of his eye towards his pupil (not yet touching). Eye isnt irritated, otherwise normal?

My brother has a bright red squiggly line coming from the bottom of his eye towards his pupil (not yet touching). Eye isnt irritated, otherwise normal?

Blood vessel : Your description sounds like a conjunctival blood vessel that is a normal constituent of the eyes outer moist coat. They tend to become more visible with aging and ocular irritations, like dryness, allergies, infections and exposures. Unless this is a brand new suddenly developing or worsening observance, I would suggest monitoring for change. Artificial tears are a soothing solution for many. ...Read more

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Before sleeping .closed my eyes. saw some light near corner of eye. as if someone was pointing a light towards me. it was dim except st lights were on , facing window , kitchen lights were on , too?

 Before sleeping .closed my eyes. saw some light near corner of eye. as if someone was pointing a light towards me. it was dim except st lights were on , facing window , kitchen lights were on , too?

Do not worry: People ofter perceive usual sensations while falling asleep. Unrelated to your question: If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What should you do if you have a bump inside your eye on the top corner towards the ear.?

What should you do if you have a bump inside your eye on the top corner towards the ear.?

See eye MD: See your eye md to determine whether it is a minor problem, or something more serious. ...Read more

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My left eye especially inner side towards nose has gotten very red since yesterday. I have used tears drops but it doesnt help. What could it be ?

My left eye especially inner side towards nose has gotten very red since yesterday. I have used tears drops but it doesnt help. What could it be ?

Hemorrhage: If bright red where you can't see the white underneath, it could be a subconjunctival hemorrhage. This is benign and will go away over 2-3 weeks. It the red is due to dilated blood vessels, you should see an ophthalmologist as it may need treatment. ...Read more

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Dry eye I took my finger to my eye pressed on the inner corner & then sideways towards the eye. 2 doz. pcs of tiny invisible grit got on my eye ?

Dry eye I took my finger to my eye  pressed on the inner corner & then sideways towards the eye.  2 doz. pcs of tiny invisible grit got on my eye ?

Lubricate: Try using an eye rinse product to irrigate any residual debris from your involved eye & then use artificial tears every 1 to 2 hours (refreshâ„¢) to soothe the surface of your eye. This should alleviate the dry scratchy feeling. If no improvement, you may have a scratch and need to have an examination. ...Read more

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I have amrd wet in left eye for last 6 months. Recently there is flickering most of time in both eyes at a tiny spot up towards eyebrows (12 o'clock)?

I have amrd wet in left eye for last 6 months. Recently there is flickering most of time in both eyes at a tiny spot up towards eyebrows (12 o'clock)?

See your doc: A "flickering" in the upper peripheral vision could be related to wet amd, but it's unlikely. Wet amd usually affects the central vision. I would be concerned about possible retinal tear or detachment with what you describe. I would see your retina specialist asap. ...Read more

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I rubbed my eye since it was itching a little. The itching stopped but now I notice my inner tear duct is a swollen towards the bottom where it itched?

I rubbed my eye since it was itching a little. The itching stopped but now I notice my inner tear duct is a swollen towards the bottom where it itched?

Foreign object: You may have introduced a foreign object into the eye and it has landed near the inner corner tear duct. Try rinsing the eye with room temperature water. ...Read more