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Myopia causes elongated eyes. Does elongated eyes cause bulging eyes?

Myopia causes elongated eyes. Does elongated eyes cause bulging eyes?

No: Bulging eyes are a separate problem from myopia. The most common cause of this is thyroid problems. ...Read more

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Optic Nerve RNFL OCT shows thinning temporal- both eyes, 20/20 both eyes, IOP 17 both eyes. Retinal exam normal. Is this significant

Optic Nerve RNFL OCT shows thinning temporal- both eyes, 20/20 both eyes, IOP 17 both eyes. Retinal exam normal. Is this significant

Response: Since all you provide are some brief findings regarding your retinas, I must conclude these tests were obtained due to some neurological symptoms. These results could be part of Multiple Sclerosis, if other signs and symptoms support the diagnosis. The thinning of the RNFL is notable, and should be followed up. Would a Concierge visit allow more in depth understanding? ...Read more

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What could cause sudden onset persistent bilateral para-central scotomas and left eye dominant bilateral nasal corectopia?

What could cause sudden onset persistent bilateral para-central scotomas and left eye dominant bilateral nasal corectopia?

Many possibilities: Bilateral para-central scotomas could be due to brain issue or due to symmetric retinal disease. Corectopia means your pupil is not in the center and is not likely related to the other problem. Hopefully your ophthalmologist is doing the appropriate evaluation and/or referal for these findings. ...Read more

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Could TMJ cause photophobia/red eye/dry eye syndrom?

Could TMJ cause photophobia/red eye/dry eye syndrom?

No: Please see an Opthalmologist and aDentist to treat your 2 disassociated problems. ...Read more

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What causes both wandering eyes and frontal atrophy?

What causes both wandering eyes and frontal atrophy?

Internet link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/frontal_lobe_disorder the above link discusses causes of frontal lobe atrophy. Since the frontal lobe is involved in eye movements, any of these causes could lead to "wandering eyes.". ...Read more

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Blurred vision.T2 hyperintense focus 0.25cmx0.36cmx0.4cm.Bilateral globes-normal.No contrast enhancement.No significant proptosis seen. what can it be?

MRI review: There are many possible causes of a very small hyperintense focus on an MRI, but they are unlikely to be the source of your blurred vision. Review of the image is needed to describe what that finding could represent. ...Read more

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Whats exophoria in eye?

Whats exophoria in eye?

Drifting: The eyes tend to drift outwards when not focussing on something. Perfectly normal, unless excessive. ...Read more

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Could lasik surgery cause eye floaters?

Could lasik surgery cause eye floaters?

Unlikely from LASIK: Floaters are caused by clumping or debris in the vitreous jelly of the eye. Most near sighted individuals and inidviduals over 50 see floaters at some point in their life. Any type of trauma can exacerbate floaters and if the lasik surgery was 'traumatic' the floaters in the jelly may be noticed or worsened. ...Read more

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What causes bulging eyes?

What causes bulging eyes?

Thyroid disease: Is most common due to swelling in the eye muscles, but any swelling or mass behind the eye can cause one eye to bulge. It can also be normal anatomy for some people. ...Read more

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Eye exercise for constant exotropia in both eyes?

Eye exercise for constant exotropia in both eyes?

Exercises: the goal of eye exercises is to teach the patient to have improved control of the eye misalignment. This treatment does not make the eye misalignment go away; it may only help it become less frequent. Unfortunately, many patients who undergo this treatment will continue to decompensate, ultimately lose control of their eye misalignment, and require surgery. ...Read more

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Monocular ocular allergies causes?

Monocular ocular allergies causes?

Dust?: Dust or another allergen could be introduced into one eye under unusual circumstances and cause symptoms in one eye. Make up introduced into one eye is also possible causing a contact reaction. Contact lens solution could be the culprit if you use a contact lens in one eye only. You may have infectious conjunctivitis and not allergic conjunctivitis. An antibiotic may be needed. See your md. ...Read more

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Have I.I.H. Eyes/face on sides of eyes hurt/burn, ear pain. Eyes bloodshot/pale grey lines 1/4" wide, 1/2" from iris of eyes. What is this?

Have I.I.H. Eyes/face on sides of eyes hurt/burn, ear pain. Eyes bloodshot/pale grey lines 1/4" wide, 1/2" from iris of eyes. What is this?

TooLittleInformation: I presume I.I.H.=Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension? You seem to be working at offering some technical details, yet are not the more relevant issues, not even a photograph (offering vastly greater detail) is still inadequate information. Not that someone, including you, cannot understand; as Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures, relevant required perspectives are far beyond limited physical labels. ...Read more

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Monocular Diplopia, halos, and glare. Ghosting images, blurry far away. 3 eye doctors said eyes healthy, MRI said brain healthy. What could it be?

Monocular Diplopia, halos, and glare. Ghosting images, blurry far away. 3 eye doctors said eyes healthy, MRI said brain healthy. What could it be?

Monocular Diplopia: Monocular Diplopia is almost always due to something in that eye: cataract (PSC), irregular astigmatism (send us copy of your Pentacam), irregular nerve (send us copy of your nerve photos and HRT and HVF), and/or tear film abnormality (send us copy of your Lipiscan). Consult with us to help solve this issue. ...Read more

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Can anterior blepharitis cause dry eye?

Can anterior blepharitis cause dry eye?

Yes: Anterior blepharitis typically will be noticed by debris on the lashes. This is commonly caused by overgrowth of bacteria (which normally live there). The toxins they secrete can start the inflammatory cycle which can lead to dry eye. Alternatively, demodex mites are another cause of inflammation that can be diagnosed by plucking eyelashes and looking under the microscope. ...Read more

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Could less vision in one eye cause lazy eye?

Could less vision in one eye cause lazy eye?

In a way: A lazy eye is one which moves usually outwards from the other eye. It usually gets that way from infancy and childhood issues with the vision or eye position. In a few cases it is because of limited vision in one eye due to anatomical or physiological defects. But mostly the vision is down because of refractive or positional problems in which the brain makes a choice to ignore one eye. ...Read more

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Ghost vision and eye floters common cause?

Ghost vision and eye floters common cause?

Eye floaters: Are common and the vast majority of those are benign. Ghost vision - not familiar with this term. ...Read more