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Eyelash In Your Eye
Yes: This occurs occasionally. You can often find it by pulling the upper or lower lid directly out and examining it closely.If you touch it with the cotton end of a wet q-tip you can usually drag it out and pull it away from the eyeball. ...Read more
Use travatan z to treat right eye for glaucoma. How would i apply travatan to base of left eye to grow eyelashes so the eyelashes in both eyes match?
Not recommended, but: Travatan and similar drugs that grow the lashes have side effects that can leave the lid skin hyperpigmented. For that reason, it is not recommended to apply it to your lower lashes. You may want to get a liquid eyeliner from the drug store, take the tiny brush out, wash it, & use it to brush the upper lashline with travatan nightly. Be sure to use as little as possible. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Flushes out: You replace all of your eyelashes over a three month interval so lashes fall into the eyes all the time. They absorb water and soften and the eyes flush them out easily. It is quite rare for an eyelash to cause any problem. ...Read more
I have an astigmatism in both eyes, would putting the right eye contact in the left eye be harmful?
No: No, but it would not provide optinal visual acquity either. ...Read more
Glaucoma in right eye only. Eye pressure in unaffected eye is 17. Is that a good target pressure number for the eye with glaucoma?
It might be, but...: That would be a good guess for a target pressure according to a large study the agis. But, that would not be low enough for some eye with very thin corneas. Those are at higher risk of glaucoma progression, even with pressures as low as13 or 14. If the cause of the high pressure in only one eye is because of an old trauma to that eye, 17 might be good enough if the other eye has no risk factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That depends: Treatment of the wrinkle in lower eye lids depends on your age and the reason why they have formed. If its loss of volume in the cheek and lower lid, then fat transfer is the best way for treatment. If it smoking, sun exposure and illness without the volume loss, then laser or chemical peels will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treating right eye for glaucoma w/travatan & now have long eyelashes in that eye but not the left eye. How can I get the lashes to match?
Side effect: You are using a prostaglandin inhibitor eyedrop to lower the pressure in your eye. Lash growth is a well known side effect and in fact has been repackaged as a cosmetic lash lengthener termed 'latisse" for this effect. Talk with you ophthalmologist and he can give you ways to deal with this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can happen: It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. Wait one year then consider surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Using travatan z in right eye. Eyelashes growing and getting thicker & darker. Would it be alright to treat the left eye so that the eyes match?
Not by the books but: Any patients put those drops in both eyes to balance their eyelashes. As doctors, we don't recommend using a medication in ways different than prescribed. The good news is that those drops are very 'easy' on your eyes, minimal chance of a side effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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