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What causes retinal tears and detachments?

What causes retinal tears and detachments?

Age: The vitreous jelly changes as we age and it pulls away from the back of the eye (retina) - a posterior vitreous detachment. During this process, if the jelly pulls hard enough on the retina (especially in a thin or weak area) it can tear the retina which can subsequently detach. Other risk factors include myopia, cataract surgery, head/eye trauma, family history, lattice degeneration, etc. ...Read more

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What can I expect if I tear?

What can I expect if I tear?

Depends on degree: If the question is in reference to a vaginal delivery, it depends on the location and extent of the tear or laceration. The results may range from none or few symptoms to pain requiring medication, and problems with bowel continence, and pain with intercourse. The latter items are not likely, but they cannot be predicted in advance, nor can the degree of tearing. ...Read more

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What is aqueous humour?Is it tear?

What is aqueous humour?Is it tear?

Not tears: Aqueous humor is the clear fluid produced inside the eye to nourish the eyes tissues, maintain proper eye pressure and carry out waste material. It is quite different in composition from tears which bathe the outside of the eye. ...Read more

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Why do I tears when i yawn?

Why do I tears when i yawn?

normal: When you yawn, the opening of the mouth widely causes a compression of the tear drainage tubing next to the nose. If you have residual tears in your eye, this will cause them to leak over onto your cheek. This is normal and not a problem. ...Read more

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Who will stitch me if I tear?

Please discuss with: Your health care provider but it is supposed to be the person who delivers you. ...Read more

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Is refresh tears a good brand?

Is refresh tears a good brand?

yes: Refresh is what i call a syrupy tear which coats the eye and lasts longer than most other tears. There are some alternatives but this is one of the best if you have eye dryness. ...Read more

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Tears nsturale can cure glacoma?

Tears nsturale can cure glacoma?

No: Tears naturale (artificial tears) cannot cure glaucoma. There currently is no cure for glaucoma. The tears are helpful for dry eye symptoms. ...Read more

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Is a mitrovalve tear hereditary?

No: I don't know what a mitral valve 'tear' is. Someone has described something to you using lay language, which is not helpful. There is an entity called a mitral valve cleft, which folks can be born with. It is not hereditary. ...Read more

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Does the tearing of a hymen hurt?

Does the tearing of a hymen hurt?

Minimally: Many young women worry about pain from tearing a hymen. Surprisingly, many women don't even notice any discomfort when using a tampon or having sexual intercourse for the first time. Additionally, you may have broken your hymen without realizing it through tampon use or vigorous activity (bike, horse riding, gymnastics, etc). If you have concerns or are worried, discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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