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Doctor insights on: Eye Lashes Growing Towards The Eyeball And Rubbing The Eyeball Do I Yank Them

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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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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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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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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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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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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