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Upward slanted eye, other is normal?

Upward slanted eye, other is normal?

Eye muscle surgery: Seek out a strabismus specialist eye surgeon for further evaluation. There is help available. Good luck. ...Read more

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Occasionally I get zig zag line or dark/light spots that resembles a afterimage of camera flash. Sometimes in one eye, others both. Lasts an hour-ish?

Occasionally I get zig zag line or dark/light spots that resembles a afterimage of camera flash. Sometimes in one eye, others both. Lasts an hour-ish?

Migraine?: I suspect a migraine aura which you could see at night or any other time. If you've never experienced this symptom before, make an appointment to see an eye md to reassure your eyes are okay. If you have other symptoms such as headache, nausea, & vomiting, medications may be prescribed if particularly frequent and severe. Usually tees events are stress related. May also have other triggers(food) ...Read more

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I recently discovered today that I have a light pink dot under my left eye. I'm diabetic and blind in the left eye. Other than that, my health has been fine as far as maintaining health.

I recently discovered today that I have a light pink dot under my left eye. I'm diabetic and blind in the left eye. Other than that, my health has been fine as far as maintaining health.

Left eye: I am sorry you are blind in that eye - my own major loss of vision is the right eye with a strong lens needed on the left. I have some idea of what you are experiencing and wish you well! Start by seeing your ophthalmologist or optometrist who may or may not be able to help you. If they can't, please see a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is there any other ways to treat swollen\clogged gland on the eye other than warm compress?

Is there any other ways to treat swollen\clogged gland on the eye other than warm compress?

Blepharitis: A clogged gland is clogging of the meibomian glands. They secrete an oily substance which is a component of the tear film. Hot compresses can soften thickened oil. Oral intake of omega 3 fatty acids can also help to normalize the secretions. Sometimes oral Doxycycline is necessary and helpful. ...Read more

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I have red eye more than 1 week without any help with antibiotic eye drops. What other underlying causes of red eye other than conjunctivitis?

I have red eye more than 1 week without any help with antibiotic eye drops. What other underlying causes of red eye other than conjunctivitis?

Viral: Majority of pink eyes or conjunctivitis are viral, therefore they have to run their course usually 10-14 days. Antibiotics alone won't make any difference. Antibiotics and mild steroids given under opththalmologists care can decrease the redness. But either way it will there for the full course of it. If only one eye is red then there are many more dx:, iritis, foreign body, to name a couple. ...Read more

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30 percent optic nerve damage in one eye, other eye normal. 58 years old. Even with treatment, how long before i'm visually impaired or legally blind?

30 percent optic nerve damage in one eye, other eye normal. 58 years old. Even with  treatment, how long before i'm visually impaired or legally blind?

Glaucoma?: I am guessing you have glaucoma. This can be treated with proper medication and laser or surgery if that fails. Seeing your ophthalmologist regularly gives you an excellent chance to preserve what vision remains. ...Read more

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One blue-grey eye and other brown-green. Is this normal?

One blue-grey eye and other brown-green. Is this normal?

Eye variant: Most eyes have the same approximate coloration but occasionaly there are those with some variant such as you have. As long as the vision is fine in each eye and the color difference is life long, then this is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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What are the causes of high eye pressure other than glaucoma?

What are the causes of high eye pressure other than glaucoma?

Many things: Glaucoma is caused by high intraocular pressure. Some people can have high pressures (ocular hypertension) and not have developed glaucoma yet. Many things can increase intraocular pressure including impaired "drainage channels" , neovascularization, inflammation, and impaired venous outflow. In order to determine the cause, a complete eye exam with an ophthalmologist would be required. ...Read more