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Flashing in left eye perriferial. Only when looking at a certain spot and in certain lighting. Indoor lighting with window curtains open. Ideas?
After cataract surgery saw straight line glow from lights in car console, at night, dark. Surg eye only. Concern? Line same angle even moved head.
Glare, glow after CS: It is common to notice some "glow/lights" after cataract surgery. Most common cause of glare/your symptoms after Cataract Surgery: residual inflammation, cornea healing, capsule haze, glare from implant. See your eyeMD who will be able to determine cause, prognosis, treatment. more info: eyedoc2020.Blogspot.com ...Read more
Small circle/ring, dark shadow/"cig light coil" shaped; appears bottom or left of eye when blink fast/after light glare. Appears same spot/disappears?
Flashes ; floaters: 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. You should see your eye doctor to check the retina. ...Read more
Scleral ectasia: This could be arcus senilus as mentioned by dr. Fishburn, but a blue/gray color on the white part of the eye may be a scleral ectasia. This is a thinning of the sclera (white part of the eye), allowing the layer below it (the choroid) to show through. This is a normal aging change in some people. Also, a surface pigmentation (conjunctival nevus), could also give such a look. See an eye care pro. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dermatology: consultation is necessary to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
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
Bonded retainer glue& wire on front tooth moved up, so tooth is slightly pushed out now. Will bringing glue &wire back down stop from moving any more?
Does wearing sunglasses in direct sunlight ruin vision? Some light from sun gets into eye from side and above angles.
Can watching TV, looking at LCD monitors or mobile LCD cause eye floaters? What about the very bright lights? Anything to help improving eye floaters?
Long walk outside, boyfriend comes in the house sits in front of the fan, sudden pouring blood, from nose, mouth, & eyes. Feels weak and light headed?
Um, 911-level odd!: Weak & lightheaded makes sense if "pouring blood" out of eyes/nose/mouth. Sounds as needs an ambulance and er evaluation to determine what is going on--now. ...Read more
Is it possible for UV rays to hurt your eyes through a vehicle windshield? Light reflected off of water on road, no sunglasses, sore eyes.
All new cars have UV: protection in the past 10 years. So you need to look up the make and model of your vehicle to find out. If so you should be protected. Most prescription glasses, you can buy the UV protective shield. It will fade over time. Always a good idea to protect your eyes in snow, water, or wherever there's high reflectivity of sun rays, even in pools! Avoid sunburn for skin, and protect your eyes too! ...Read more
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
Residue from construction materials went into my eyes while trying to change LED lights on the ceiling, washed them with water, is that enough?
Cn eye floater change shape from a cobweb to cobweb with long strands attached to it? I am freaked out, help
Yes: Floaters sit in a slightly mobile gel/fluid and there is some leeway for them to move a little and sometimes twist a little. This creates a different viewpoint each time with some variation in the shape. I am assuming this is a long standing floater and not a new event. If it is new then your ophthalmologist should look at it to be sure nothing more serious is happening. ...Read more