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Doctor insights on: Eye Strain Symptoms Treatment

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What causes eye strain?

What causes eye strain?

Lots of things: A range of problems can cause eye strain: farsightedness, nearsightedness, eye misalignment, eye dryness are some possibilities. I would see an eye doc for an exam to sort these possibilities out. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with a lazy eye (amblyopia)?

What are the symptoms associated with a lazy eye (amblyopia)?

Blurred vision: Amblyopia is a doctor's name for diminished vision, usually in just one eye, in the absence of demonstrable anatomic abnormalities, i.e. The eye exam appears normal. Common causes are a difference in the refraction (how near-sighted or far-sighted) between the eyes, or a misalignment of the eyes. Often no abnormal outward appearace is present, and the condition is discovered on school screenings. ...Read more

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Eye problems include drooping eyelids/eye strain. Is this serious?

Eye problems include drooping eyelids/eye strain. Is this serious?

Droopy lids/strain: May be due separate issues. 1-droopy lids due to weak lid muscle (called ptosis). 2-the eye strain due to a need for glasses or reading glasses. --or-- they both could be due to dry eye syndrome, try otc artificial tears 4-6x per day. ...Read more

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Can pussy eyes be symptoms of eye infection?

Can pussy eyes be symptoms of eye infection?

Yes: Bacterial eye infections are often characterized by discharge. See your eye doctor for correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How is eye strain prevented and treated?

How is eye strain prevented and treated?

Eye strain: Eye strain can be prevented by using the correct prescription lenses and changing your working habits. See your eye doctor for more specific advise. ...Read more

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How are serious cases of eye floaters treated?

How are serious cases of eye floaters treated?

Vitrectomy: Most retinal specialist will not do vitrectomy for floaters because there can be risks. However if it is to the point of severely limiting your day to day function or severely affecting your quality of life, vitrectomy may improve your symptoms. ...Read more

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Blurred vision due to cornea infection. Treating with antiviral drops. What is the chance for the infection to leave scar for chronic blurred vision?

Blurred vision due to cornea infection. Treating with antiviral drops. What is the chance for the infection to leave scar for chronic blurred vision?

Depends: If this is your first infection you may not end up with scarring. Please continue to follow up with your eye md and take the medication as prescribed. Sometimes, despite the best treatment, you can end up with scarring that affects vision. Every time there is a recurrence the chance for scarring increases. ...Read more

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What are eye infection symptoms ?

What are eye infection symptoms
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Pink eye: Conjunctivitis, also known as "pink eye", causes drainage, pain, irritation, and redness of the involved eye. There are several types. Some are contagious and some are not. To be safe you should see your doc to see if you can get treatment to reduce your chances of passing the infection to others. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for bacterial contagious pinkeye treated with antibiotic eye drops?

What is the recovery time for bacterial contagious pinkeye treated with antibiotic eye drops?

Pinkeye: Most pinkeye is due to viral infection. The 40 or so viruses which can cause this have a symptom cycle of 3 to 10 days of activity until recovery except for the several that cause corneal immune deposits which can last longer. Antibiotic eyedrops do not treat viral disease but merely prevent secondary bacterial invasion. They do not alter the time cycle of the viral infection. ...Read more

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How do you know if tropicamide to dilate pupils at eye exam caused glaucoma ? Symptoms include heaviness in eyes, mild pain, blurry vision.

How do you know if tropicamide to dilate pupils at eye exam caused glaucoma ? Symptoms include heaviness in eyes, mild pain, blurry vision.

Probably not: Tropicamide is a an eye medication gnerally used to dilate the pupil during an eye examination. There is a minimal risk of inducing angle closure glaucoma in patients who are predisposed to this condition. This predispostion is usually determined before the eyes are dilated. The described symptoms are consistent with the effects of tropicamide which are temporary. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms & treatment for tfcc tear?

What are the main symptoms & treatment for tfcc tear?

Pain: Pain with axial and or torsional loading of the wrist located at the ulnar side of the wrist. You may get popping and or mild locking as well. Diagnosis is by MRI and or arthrogram. Treatment is arthroscopic with debridement for a central tear and repair for a peripheral tear. You should be evaluated by a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Could laser eye treatment actually work?

Could laser eye treatment actually work?

Depends: Laser is used to treat many things in the eye from abnormal vessels, to lens power. It works in most cases. Check with your ophthalmologist (optometrists cannot do laser surgery) if this has been advised for you. ...Read more

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Can dry eye cause migraines or vice verse with migraine causing dry eye. Have suspected dry eye and migraine from medication change. Restasis?

Can dry eye cause migraines or vice verse with migraine causing dry eye. Have suspected dry eye and migraine from medication change. Restasis?

No relationship: Dry eye or ocular surface disease is not related to migraine headaches which are vascular in origin. Both are common but neither one causes the other. Restasis is useful in helping the inflammation associated with ocular surface disease but your ophthalmologist needs to determine the cause of the problem before instituting Restasis therapy. ...Read more

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Do over-the-counter eye drops treat Dry eye syndrome or just relief symptoms ?, which eye drops do both ?

Do over-the-counter eye drops treat Dry eye syndrome or just relief symptoms ?, which eye drops do both ?

Provide relief: OTC eyedrops supplement what is missing from your natural tears (volume, composition). They are not curative or a treatment of the underlying pathology. There is no actual permanent treatment. Restasis, a prescription drops for dry eyes, eliminates inflammatory causes for low tear flow but it also is not a cure. Dry eyes are chronic with ups and downs depending upon many factors. ...Read more

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