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Different itching symptom about dryeye and primary meibomian glands dysfunction ? Can be allergy only attack eyelid where eyelashes grow + eyecorner?
Yes; compresses : As before in a previous post to you, if you are not performing hot compresses, then start. This helps the eyelids and reduces the eyelid irritation. Artificial tears and antihistamine eye drops will aide the ocular surface symptoms. If your symptoms are not improving after several days to a couple of weeks, then a visit to your eye md will help determine if you require more aggressive treatment. ...Read more
Yes: A serious sinus infection that breaks through the sinus wall (particularly the ethmoid sinus) can result in a serious orbital infection, which not only can affect eye movement, but also may result in blindness. A nose infection or rhinitis or a cold does not affect eye movement, as it is not invading the eye socket. ...Read more
Eyelashes: Eyelashes can curl mildly or more significantly. There is nothing specific about health conditions that will affect this. Your upper eyelid lashes can curl downward due to eyelid aging changes. The main issue with lashes can occur when the lashes grow toward the eye. Then they can rub up against the eye and cause a lot of irritation. This is called trichiasis. ...Read more
Vitreous floater: You most probably have a vitreous floater. The clear gel that fills eyeball is normally attached to all parts of the inside of the eye. As we get older it can become more liquid (watery) and detaches from the back of the retina causing your "dirt" floater. This can also reult in a retinal tear or detachment you should see your eye doctor to check the retina for this or hemorrhage (blood). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does waxing chest/back hair cause any serious health problems like cancer ? Can waxing eyebrows cause you to lose sight by pulling hair close to eyes
Is there a medical basis for left eye blinking superstition? A blinking left eye is supposed to be bad.
Superstition: There is no medical basis for that superstition, just like many other superstitions. There are several causes of eye blinking including blepharospasm, myokymia, foreign body, dry eye, and other causes. If artificial tears don't resolve it, please see your eye md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer