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Eye Strain Symptoms Treatment
Can vision therapy help with migraines and visual disturbances? Bad eye strain and head pain upon focusing at close distances, and when in motion.
No: Most ophthalmologists and those schooled in the west do not put a lot of credence in vision therapy. They don't put a lot of credence on acupuncture but many find relief. With migraines, certainly consider the care of a neurologist. If appropriate your md may consider botox. At 28 you should not have trouble focusing at near unless you have latent hyperopia and need glasses. ...Read more
What are symptoms of dry eye syndrom.Do v feel it while sleeping also.What are home treatment for this prob?
Grittiness: Patients with dry eyes often complain of dryness, grittiness, foreign body sensation, burning, or even tearing. Artificial tears, which are available over the counter, can be helpful. Warm compresses can helpful to open up blocked oil glands on the lid margins to improve the tear quality. There are also prescription medications which can help. You should visit your eye doctor for examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have blue sclera in my right eye only.. It has been blue since i was born. I have no other symptoms. Is there any treatment for it?
After 3 days of treatment my symptoms of sty have resolved. How long should I continue to use Terramycin? It irritates my eye and skin a little. Tnx.
Stye: Rec. treatment for full week. and please be careful with hygiene - try very hard not to touch/rub your eyes. ...Read more
I have ocular herpes on left eye.But after treatment my right eye is starting to get the same symptoms,is there a chance my right eye can get affected?
Get care immediately: Yes, you could have herpes in the other eye. Or sympathetic ophthalmia, in which injury or infection in one eye causes the immune system to attack the other. Either can be very serious if not diagnosed and treated promptly; you should immediately contact the doctor treating your ocular herpes. It may be entirely unrelated and nothing serious, but don't take the chance. Good luck! ...Read more
What are the symptoms if you have (mild or high) eye inflammation. Also, suggested treatment. Thanks for your help in advance.
Is there any early treatment for cataracs symptom? The white kind of fluid that circles the eyes and grows. As far as i know it leads to blindness.
Eye exam: Cataracts are inside the eye, the lens starts to be less clear. If severe enough surgery can be done on cataract with very good vision as a result. The fluid around the eye is the conjunctiva. There are few things that can cause blindness with this. Important to have an annual eye exam to make sure your eyes are healthy. At age 14 it is very unlikely you have any of these. ...Read more
I had reoccurrent uti 5 years ago. it came back a month ago, pos for resistnt e.coli strain. got the treatment. Now 2 weeks later - symptoms in the AM?
Can dry eye be managed completely? Meaning minimal symptoms while on treatment artificial tears, plugs, etc?
Can be managed: Dry eye is part of the evolution of the eye as one ages. Management is multi-pronged and usually is successful. While cure is unlikely, the bodily chemistry does evolve and many cases of eye dryness will spontaneously go away. But that takes a long time and good management, with a lot of work on your part, will make everything improve. ...Read more
I have the symptoms of Piriformis Syndrome. Pain Mgt.Dr rolls his eyes. What treatment is available for this? The pain is severe and I loathe Per10/32
Who diagnosed ?: Compression or entrapment of sciatic nerve by piriform muscle is called P. synd. usually diagnosis is confirmed by CT , MRI & nerve conduction studies , some times compression could be at inter obturator muscle level , most of time physical therapy , stretching , PT is enough , surgery is rarely done .Speak to your doctor ...Read more
Hello, if you spot a tick and you develop a bulls eye rash but no other symptoms of lyme, how long is the initial treatment period of antibitics?
Tell me about giant papillary conjunctivitis, (symptoms, medicine, and treatment to get rid it). Can it only make eye itching without red/hurt/watery ?
GPC: Gpc is most often associated with overwear of contact lenses, especially if they are poorly fitting. They cause redness and irritation and contact lens intolerance. We use artificial tears and a contact lens holiday (no lenses) for a week or two, then a careful contact lens re-fit is needed. ...Read more
What does eye strain usually feel like/its symptoms? (I notice I get headaches towards the end of the work day, at the same time around my forehead)
Watching mobile screen all day from the past month,Increased eye blackouts after standing up from a sleeping position.No other symptoms.Eye Strain?
Some ideas: If postural changes are causing visual symptoms, see your pcp to review. Get blood pressure checked for possible orthostatic changes. Meantime, take breaks from the cell phone. Try to find a healthier balance and make time to be with others face to face. Hope this helps. Take care. ...Read more
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