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What role could lutein play in eye health?

What role could lutein play in eye health?

Retinal function : Leutin is one of the protective found in the central portion of your retina (fovea). It is one of the antioxidant ingredients in the vitamin/ antioxidant pills used for treatment of aging macular degeneration. ...Read more

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Did cataract operation.Her eyes are tearing. Taking ketotifen drops and eye lubricant.Doctor said that her eyes are dry.Why her eyes are tearing.

Did cataract operation.Her eyes are tearing. Taking ketotifen drops and eye lubricant.Doctor said that her eyes are dry.Why her eyes are tearing.

Reflex tearing: Irritated eyes tear. Ketotifen drops can cause irritation to the surface. They are used to help reduce inflammation inside the eye. This tearing should not last beyond a day or two after surgery. Contact the surgeon if it persists. ...Read more

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When i play the video game rockband, my right eye vision becomes blurry. Can this game cause blurry vision?

When i play the video game rockband, my right eye vision becomes blurry. Can this game cause blurry vision?

No: Its not the game. Looking for long periods of time at a tv can cause eye dryness and fatigue. Both can cause blurry vision. Take frequent breaks and consider an artificial tear to moisturize the eye. ...Read more

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How does playing too much video game make our eye sight bad?

How does playing too much video game make our eye sight bad?

Actually no: Video games do not in any way have a known effect on the health and function of the eyes. They may in fact train eye hand coordination to a certain degree. Because the blink rate drops, sometimes avid games players might get a bit of dryness. But the eye sight will not be altered by frequent playing. ...Read more

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Lutein, does it play a role for eyes and vision?

Lutein, does it play a role for eyes and vision?

Yes: Lutein (which you can only get into your system through your diet) is a carotenoid, but unlike beta carotene, does not convert to vitamin a in the body. Zeaxanthin and lutein are the only carotenoids known to concentrate specifically in the eye. They are believed to help filter damaging light and prevent free radical damage to the delicate structures in the back of the eye. ...Read more

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Itches eyes and rolls eyes up?

Itches eyes and rolls eyes up?

Dryness or allergies: Please consult you eye care physician. Itching and rolling your eyes up can be secondary to many causes of ocular surface inflammations. Allergies, dryness, blepharitis , just to mention a few. Start preservative free artificial tears and see an eyecare physician. ...Read more

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Could eye therapy really improve eye sight?

Could eye therapy really improve eye sight?

Not likely: You are talking, i think, about eye exercises to eliminate the need for eyeglasses. These are based upon faulty assumptions about eye anatomy and of course the continued hope that there is a simple means to correct vision without glasses. None of these programs actually work - don't waste your money. ...Read more

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When playing video games my eyes and head feel pressure at times. Eyes checked and are fine. Other causes?

When playing video games my eyes and head feel pressure at times. Eyes checked and are fine. Other causes?

You are not blinking: When people are using the computer and been on it for a long time, as well as those who are playing video games aggressively, often times they forget to blink. This can lead to having a temporary condition with dry eyes, and it can sometimes make the eyes and head feel like there's some pressure there. This is because people are staring at the screen, and their blink reflex decreases. This usually relieves itself, once the person stops using the computer/video game. ...Read more

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Red eye lines , red spots on the corner of eye .. Play my phone a lot .. Eye degree 500+ . Wearing specs .. No eye drops nothing else help please !

Red eye lines , red spots on the corner of eye .. Play my phone a lot .. Eye degree 500+ . Wearing specs .. No eye drops nothing else help please !

Depends how long?: If you've just noticed it now, and it's not hurting, and just red spot, make sure your doctor watches it. If it's spreading, painful, and you keep touching it, or related to possible dust orbacteria from phone use, or a recent viral cold, and no discharge, try using lubricating saline drops (without perservative).Then, have your eye doctor examine you fully. It could be just irritated capillaries. ...Read more

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Can eye strain from excessive computer time at work prematurely age eyes and cause eye floaters?

Can eye strain from excessive computer time at work prematurely age eyes and cause eye floaters?

No: 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 flashes & floaters. This can indicate a retinal tear. As the retina detaches, change or loss in your side vision is the next symptom. Computer unrelated. U should see your eye doctor to check the retina. ...Read more

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Why are clear eyes eye drops making my eyes red?

Rebound dilation: This is a problem called rebound dilation. Clear eyes and visine contain drugs which constrict the blood vessels in the eye making the eye appear white. This works well if used once in a while. If used chronically, the blood vessels stop responding and stay dilated due to lack of oxygen. This results in redness. Stop using the drops and see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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How do lazy eyes and crossed eyes differ?

How do lazy eyes and crossed eyes differ?

Both generic: Both are laymen's term. Lazy eye and crossed eyes refers sometimes to strabismus, the medical term for any misalignment of the eyes (eyes not moving together). Lazy eye is also used to describe amblyopia-an eye with diminished vision usually as a result of a strabismus disorder. People can have a form of strabismus with and without amblyopia. Amblyopia is rare without strabismus. ...Read more

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Do my eyes go crossed eyed because of contacts?

Do my eyes go crossed eyed because of contacts?

No: Crossed eyes and contacts are not related. There are several reasons why eyes might cross; poor vision, lazy eye (amblyopia), strabismus, etc. Many times the situation can be corrected by a pediatric ophthalmologist...They specialize in crossed eyes. ...Read more

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Willpink eye always spread to both eyes?

Willpink eye always spread to both eyes?

Yes: If one indeed has viral conjunctivitis, it always starts in one eye and then in a few short days spreads to the other (though the second eye tends to be less red/irritated/swollen). ...Read more

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If I wear other peoples eye glasses can it mess my eye vision up.?

If I wear other peoples eye glasses can it mess my eye vision up.?

No: If it's too different from your correct prescription, it will probably be too blurry or cause eye strain. ...Read more

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Do all babies shut their eyes and cry in bright lights or sunlight?

Do all babies shut their eyes and cry in bright lights or sunlight?

No: No, certainly not all babies and children, but many do. Some people are simply more sensitive to bright lights than others. Many kids hate flash photos, for instance, while others don't seem to notice an issue. However, children who complain about pain with light or children who previously were fine and now complain about a new problem with bright lights should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Why do computers and video games hurt your eyes but watching television doesn't?

Why do computers and video games hurt your eyes but watching television doesn't?

Games hurt your eyes: Because u spend excessive time playng video games. ...Read more