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Eye Patches Adults
Rapid onset adult amblyopia.Vision worsening,mostly due wandering eye that seems impossible to keep in tandem.Did patch method 4mo. No change.Causes?
Puzzling assumption: Vision worsening because of wandering eye is expected, but often the wondering is triggered by other eye or eye muscle issues. If alignment cannot be maintained the brain will deny input from one eye=amblyopia. Get the best evaluation by an ophthalmologist you can and hope for the best. ...Read more
Blurry patches in eye like I was looking at light then looked away, cannot see well at all. it's been 20 mins. what is it and what do I do about it?
Reduce computer use: When you use the computer a lot, you are not blinking properly, and instead staring, and this can dry the eyes out, and create a blurred vision or halo effect. See your eye doctor as well to make sure you don't have any corneal or retinal issues that can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
I think my adult son may have scratched his eye slightly. He wears contacts. Will it heal on it's own or should he seek medical attention?
My adult son's eye has been watering now off and on for over 6 months now. It's not painful just bothersome. What could this be and should he see a dr.?
Watering : Watering is usually not a sign of anything too serious as long as the vision is ok, and there is no pain. There are a few possible causes, including blocked tear duct, dry eyes with irritation causing tearing, and inflammation of the eyelids (blepharitis) are just a few. He can try artificial tears a couple of times a day as a first, easy treatment, but you may need to have him see an eye doctor to figure out the cause. More info about blepharitis and dry eyes can be found here:. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have recently developed white eyelashes on half of one eye but nowhere else and I have no white patches on my skin - what is this likely to be?
No: A patch over one eye is commonly used to eliminate the handicapping doubling of vision in diplopia. Depending upon the cause of the diplopia, there may be spontaneous improvement while wearing the patch, but it is not credited to the patch. Diplopia, if newly present always should have an evaluation by an ophthalmologist as some of the underlying causes are serious. ...Read more
I am an older adult. I have been waking up with one eye matted. Not closed but sticky. It isn't red or irritated. What would cause that?
Infection?: The matting is caused by the build up of excessive eye secretions during the night when your eyes are closed. Something is irritating your eye, your eyelids, the lash follicles or the inside of the eye lid. You need to see a doctor or qualified optometrist, find out the cause and get appropriate treatment. Don't wait until that eye IS red or irritated. ...Read more
Eye changes shape: The eyeball gets less round and this changes the way the light is refracted through the lens. ...Read more
I haven small bumpy white patches corner of my right eye and also spreading under both the eye lid. It is also under my eye.
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