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Pupil (Definition)

The pupil is the opening in the iris inside of the eye though which light is focused on the retinal film at the back of the eye. The iris can open and close in response to light to vary the amount inside the eye. It is what looks red, in the ...Read more


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How can I make my redness around the pupil of the eye disappear?

How can I make my redness around the pupil of the eye disappear?

Many causes: Causes include ocular allergy, dry eye, ocular inflammation (iritis), infection (conjunctivitis), eyelid inflammation or infection (blepharitis), broken blood vessels (subconjunctival hemorrhage), and many more. An eye exam by an ophthalmologist can determine the cause and suggest appropriate treatment. Randomly using OTC "get the red out drops" is not advised, as these do not treat the cause. ...Read more

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I have a small white painful bump on my iris close to my pupil. I have redness in the one eye and pain. vision cloudy after OTC redness drops?

I have a small white painful bump on my iris close to my pupil.  I have redness in the one eye and pain. vision cloudy after OTC redness drops?

Urgent: Any swelling bump inflamed or hurting or tender area on the Iris can be a serious Eye infection or inflamatiory Emergency Seek immediate medical attention from an eye Doctor or Emergency Room ...Read more

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I was punched in the eye during my boxing class today. I don't have blurred vision and my pupil has not changed but feel pain and have redness?

I was punched in the eye during my boxing class today.  I don't have blurred vision and my pupil has not changed but feel pain and have redness?

Rest and get exam: Get full exam by a physician to make sure that you do not have a ruptured globe,hyphen, concussion, etc. A physician will ensure eye movement is intact, look for any corneal abrasion & rule out a tripod fracture as well. A black eye is definitely to expected in a sport like boxing but the risks to your eyes and brain are real and need to be considered when you pursue boxing. ...Read more

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9 month old has redness in right eye. No pain, no discharge, no itchiness. It doesn't brother him. Cluster of red veins right of pupil. How to treat?

9 month old has redness in right eye. No pain, no discharge, no itchiness. It doesn't brother him. Cluster of red veins right of pupil. How to treat?

Bloodshot eye: Leave it alone. It could be a subconjunctival hemorrhage and will get better by itself - could take a week. If he has pain or other symptoms, see the doctor. ...Read more

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Does having eyes that are extremely red and glossy with small pupils indicate drug use?

Does having eyes that are extremely red and glossy with small pupils indicate drug use?

Not necessarily: This could be due to allergies or other iatrogenic causes. Just because one had this color does not mean drug use is prevalent. ...Read more

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I have a tiny white dot on my pupil after wearing an old contact lens accidentally. My eyes are less red now but what can I do to treat it myself?

I have a tiny white dot on my pupil after wearing an old contact lens accidentally. My eyes are less red now but what can I do to treat it myself?

Corneal ulcer: This is a serious bacterial infection that needs to be treated with strong antibiotic drops. See an ophthalmologist right away. Save the contact lens so it can be cultured if necessary. ...Read more

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What's wrong with my eyes. It feels swollen and is very red around the pupil. My vision isn't impaired though. Is it some kind of infection?

What's wrong with my eyes. It feels swollen and is very red around the pupil. My vision isn't impaired though. Is it some kind of infection?

Red eyes: Your description of your symptoms indicates some significant inflammatory problem in your eyes.See your ophthalmologist for an exam. ...Read more

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Whats wrong with my eyes? They've been like this for 6 months. Theres like a grayish greenish circle around my pupil. It itchs and turns red. It hurts a lot when i try to wear my contacts so i don't wear them. I have been to 5 doctors and none of their ey

There : There are many possible causes for the pain and discomfort in your eyes. It is certainly advisable to not wear your contact lenses until your have an answer and all your symptoms have resolved completely. My advice is to seek care from an ophthalmologist in your area. If you have already seen a general ophthalmologist, the next step would be to find a cornea specialist. The american academy of ophthalmology's website has a "find an eye md" feature that can help you: http://www.Aao.Org/find_eyemd.Cfm. ...Read more

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