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I have a wound under my eye i got hit by a 10 CM stick. Should i see an eye specialist or someone else?

I have a wound under my eye i got hit by a 10 CM stick. Should i see an eye specialist or someone else?

When to get checked: Your eye and your vision are very important. The trauma from the stick that caused the wound may have also impacted your eye. Call in to your doc and to the eye doc for more detailed advise. Be well. ...Read more

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An eye specialist has examined my brother's eyes as 6/18 & 6/24. What does it mean?

An eye specialist has examined my brother's eyes as 6/18 & 6/24. What does it mean?

Needs correction: Simply stated it means your brother's right eye sees at 6 meters what the normal eye can see at 18 meters, i, e. He has to get 6 meters from something that the normal eye could see at 18 meters. The left eye sees at 6 meters what the normal eye could see at 24 meters. He needs glasses, most likely. In the 20/20 notation this corresponds to about 20/60 in the right eye and 20/80 in the left. ...Read more

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How often should a healthy person see an eye specialist?

How  often should a healthy person  see an eye specialist?

Well I think: A yearly checkup is a good idea. But many do not follow this so at least once every two years. ...Read more

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Should i see an eye specialist if i commonly see tiny streaks of light and flashes of lights (or colours)?

Should i see an eye specialist if i commonly see tiny streaks of light and flashes of lights (or colours)?

Yes: Flashes of light could indicate traction on your retina, which could lead to a tear or detachment of the retina. An eye md can offer a complete dilated exam to inspect your entire retina for any problems. ...Read more

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My eyes do keep watering for 2 days. Should I go to an eye specialist?

My eyes do keep watering for 2 days. Should I go to an eye specialist?

Yes: Yes, you may have and infection of clogged tear drainage duct (nasal lacrimal obstruction). There may be other causes that would require examination and treatment as well. ...Read more

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Please answer! what kind of eye specialist works under the direction of an ophthalmologist?

Please answer! what kind of eye specialist works under the direction of an ophthalmologist?

Several: Ophthalmologists are sort of the captain of the ship, having the most training and knowledge. Some employ optometrists to do routine eyeglass and contact fitting. Others employed are opticians who make eyeglasses, orthoptists who deal with eye motility and ophthalmic technicians who can perform some technical measurements. ...Read more

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Need glasses. That is why i'm wondering should I do some sort of eye exercise or go to to an eye specialist?

Need glasses. That is why i'm wondering should I do some sort of eye exercise or go to to an eye specialist?

Eye specialist: You need a good evaluation of your vision, and an eye specialist (ophthalmologist, or optometrist also) can do this kind of exam. Eye exercises do not provide the same results that well-prescribed eyeglasses or contacts will be able to deliver. ...Read more

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Tears in eyes when glasses are taken out. Does need to show to eye specialist?

Glasses: The lenses protect your eyes from wind and debris. Take glasses off and your eyes get dry quicker. Use some lubricating eye drops like refresh or systane as needed. Yes tearing can be a sign that your eyes are dry! ...Read more