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Dr. Theodore Wu
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Can a fluorescent light bulb cause eye problems?

Dr. Theodore Wu
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
17 years in practice
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Can a fluorescent light bulb cause eye problems?

Fluorescent: A fluorescent bulb emits ultraviolet rays, which can harm the eye. Make sure the light has a plastic cover to block some of this radiation, and do not spend a lot of time staring at the light. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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Eye Health (Definition)

Eye health involves the function and vision of the eye and all ...Read more


Dr. Karen Butler
Board Certified, Family Medicine
16 years in practice
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After getting a sinus infection, my vision gets blurry in one eye (mostly peripheral) after being in sunlight or fluorescent lighting for a long time ?

Dr. Karen Butler
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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After getting a sinus infection, my vision gets blurry in one eye (mostly peripheral) after being in sunlight or fluorescent lighting for a long time ?

Ans: Well first you must clear the sinus infection. Make sure you steam and have the steam clean the sinus Cohen of the problem continues with the eye you better see the opthomoligist ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Board Certified, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
45 years in practice
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3 weeks boy. White-blond hair. Pupils seem to be black, but has greyish ring in iris. Fluorescent light reflects off eyes. Has brown freckle. Albinism?

Dr. Johanna Fricke
Board Certified, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
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3 weeks boy. White-blond hair. Pupils seem to be black, but has greyish ring in iris. Fluorescent light reflects off eyes. Has brown freckle. Albinism?

Oculocutaneous: Albinism is a group of 4 conditions, each caused by a specific gene mutation inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern. When both parents carry the gene mutation, each of their children has a 25% chance of having oca. See his pediatrician ; a pediatric ophthalmologist for diagnosis ; referral to a geneticist if he has it. Lack of melanin in the retina causes vision problems, so you need to know. ...Read more

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Dr. Kristin Nesburn
Board Certified, Addiction Medicine
21 years in practice
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I lose control of my legs and fall. Fatigue, fluorescent lights, seem to trigger this. I have tbi, chronic sinusitis, headaches, sometimes drooping eye. Ok to ignore because it's just a headache?

Dr. Kristin Nesburn
Board Certified, Addiction Medicine
21 years in practice
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I lose control of my legs and fall.  Fatigue, fluorescent lights, seem to trigger this.  I have tbi, chronic sinusitis, headaches, sometimes drooping eye.  Ok to ignore because it's just a headache?

Wouldn't ignore: Your symptoms don't sound like a smile headache. I would see your primary physician about your episodes. Headache shod be the conclusion after other more serious causes of weakness and visual changes have been ruled out. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
47 years in practice
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Hello I'm Using a Application On my Phone to filter out the "blue light" does it actually works to increase the quality of sleep and better eye health?

Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Hello I'm Using a Application On my Phone to filter out the "blue light" does it actually works to increase the quality of sleep and better eye health?

Not useful: The light emitted from a phone, regardless of the color, has too little intensity to be of any harm to the eye. The application is just a marketing tool and note useful. ...Read more

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Dr. Damien Luviano
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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My eyes are often sensitive to light, feel dry and they hurt. Is there a vitamin deficiency causing this? What can I take to better my eye health?

Dr. Damien Luviano
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
13 years in practice
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My eyes are often sensitive to light, feel dry and they hurt. Is there a vitamin deficiency causing this? What can I take to better my eye health?

Stepwise approach : Causes are multiple so cause is investigated. Sometimes it is a local problem such as allergies. Systemic problems such as rheumotoid arthritis treatment is stepwise. Local treatment such as drops is first. Prescription drops are next. Punctual plugs interfere with restasis. Here is our approach http://one.Aao.Org/asset.Axd?Id=900d3edd-65ce-4fc2-8a58-1cf8e17c20d5. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Bradley
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How are certain types of food related to your eye health?

Dr. Jay Bradley
Board Certified, LASIK Surgery
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How are certain types of food related to your eye health?

Balanced diet: Eating a balanced diet which is rich in antioxidants, taking a daily multivitamin with lutein and omega-3 fatty acid supplements are helpful in maintaining healthy eyes. Avoiding tobacco products is also important. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Davis
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
12 years in practice
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How does your diet affect your eye health?

Dr. Michael Davis
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
12 years in practice
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How does your diet affect your eye health?

Diet is important: There has been much research done that shows your diet is directly related to your eye health. High fat diets have been linked to age-related macular degeneration (amd). Smoking is also a risk factor for amd. Certain nutrients have been shown to be helpful in patients with amd. You should consult with a retina specialist to determine if you should be taking certain eye vitamins. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
21 years in practice
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What can I do in regards to improving my eye health and getting contacts again?

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
21 years in practice
14M people helped
What can I do in regards to improving my eye health and getting contacts again?

Improve tear film: keep the eyes from drying out is your best bet! Prevent eyes from feeling dry, good eye hygiene. Take contacts out at night to prevent against proteinaceous build up on lens. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Golenbock
Board Certified, Pediatrics
44 years in practice
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What are some medicines to improve eye health?

Dr. Robert Golenbock
Board Certified, Pediatrics
44 years in practice
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What are some medicines to improve eye health?

Lutein, zeaxanthin: For certain forms of macular degeneration the above nutrients may possibly be helpful. Vitamin a is needed to maintain eye health. So is vitamin d. ...Read more

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