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Purple halo around brown eyes?

Purple halo around brown eyes?

Lipid (Fat) Deposits: Although this ring may look purple in people with brown eyes it is actually opaque white/grey. It is caused by lipid (fat) deposits around the periphery of the cornea. It is called arcus senilis. It is a benign finding and occurs commonly but in certain patients can rarely indicate elevated cholesterol and if asymmetric can indicate narrow blood vessels. ...Read more

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Halo around lights with night driving in eye?

Halo around lights with night driving in eye?

Cataracts, dry eyes: There are several causes night vision disturbances: dry eye, cataracts, change in glasses prescription, etc. The most common cause for halos at night are from cataracts in those patients over 60-65 and can be successfully treated with cataract surgery. If you are still driving at night and you are concerned about your ability to do this, i would recommend an eye exam to rule out a medical cause. ...Read more

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Can eye melanoma cause watering eyes?

Can eye melanoma cause watering eyes?

Occular Melanoma: Please see: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/eye-melanoma/basics/symptoms/con-20027875. I am not an eye doctor. Did not see this symptom listed on above Mayo article. ...Read more

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Can pink eye be developed in cataract operated eye?

Can pink eye  be developed in cataract operated eye?

Yes: One can develop an infection or get a viral infection causing a pink eye after cataract surgery. Most common cause, though, is usual blood/hemorrhage during routine surgery. More info: eyedoc2020@blogspot.com ...Read more

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Red halo ring around my iris?

Red halo ring around my iris?

Red halo ring : The red halo ring may be caused by irritation of contact lenses. ...Read more

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Halos around lights, swollen eyes, double vision? What is my diagnosis?

Halos around lights, swollen eyes, double vision? What is my diagnosis?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...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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Do eye drops for contacts reduce eye redness from bloodshot eyes?

Do eye drops for contacts reduce eye redness from bloodshot eyes?

No: Redness in the eye could be contact lens intolerance, allergy, inflammation, and many other things that no doctor can diagnose without a proper eye exam. Don't let this linger and get an ophthalmologist to examine you. ...Read more

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Could myopic eyes look different?

Could myopic eyes look different?

Usually not: Myopia is common and the eyes generally are matched and look normal. Myopia must be diagnosed with refraction and not by observation. If one eye only is highly myopic, it might bulge out a little. This is unusual but would be the only case in which such eyes look different. ...Read more

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Itchy burning eyes. With blurred vision?

Itchy burning eyes. With blurred vision?

Blepharitis : There are many causes of itchy burning eyes along with blurred vision, one of them having blepharitis (inflammation of eyelids). Inflammed eyelids can result in unhealthy corneal tear film which can cause uncomfortable feelings of itching, burning as well as blurred vision. You may need to be examined by an eye doctor who may use slit lamp to determine the exact cause and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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Does lasik treat oval shaped eyes?

Does lasik treat oval shaped eyes?

Maybe: When you refer to "oval shaped eyes" i make the assumption that you mean astigmatism. Yes, lasik can treat most but not all types of astigmatism. ...Read more

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Would blue colored contacts obscure my eyes?

Would blue colored contacts obscure my eyes?

No it will be blue: No and your eyes will look blue. ...Read more

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Eye blurry when wear contact?

Eye blurry when wear contact?

Need eye exam: Make an appointment. Could be anything from an incorrect prescription to too tight a fit, and many other possibilities that require a evaluation by an eye md. If you are having pain, discontinue wearing the contacts and seek immediate help. ...Read more

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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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Can red, bloodshot eyes cause blurred vision?

Can red, bloodshot eyes cause blurred vision?

Yes: Ocular inflammation, dry eyes, blepharitis, and infections are some of the most common eye conditions that can cause redness to the whites of the eyes with variable degrees of blurry vision. It maybe time to see an Eye MD if you're having difficulty. ...Read more

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Bloodshot eye with blister?

Bloodshot eye with blister?

Blister: Sounds like subconjunctival hemorrhage with area of clearing or fluid filled epithelial inclusion cyst. ...Read more

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