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I have a hard pimpley thing in corner of eye, what do you think this is?

I have a hard pimpley thing in corner of eye, what do you think this is?

Chalazion: It is commonly referred to as a stye, but if it is hard, it likely will not drain on its own. See your ophthalmologist. Depending on the size and other factors, it can be lanced or an injection can be given to resolve. ...Read more

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My son poked his eye and now is having a hard time keeping it open. What should I do?

My son poked his eye and now is having a hard time keeping it open. What should I do?

Doctor ASAP: Please bring him to his pediatrian or an eye doctor asap for an evaluation. In the mean time don't rub it or force him to open it. If he scratched the cornea he may require eye drops and/or an eye patch for a coupe of days. ...Read more

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Will your eye sight get worse if you make text sizes bigger, and stop reading the hard-to-read small text?

Will your eye sight get worse if you make text sizes bigger, and stop reading the hard-to-read small text?

No: Eye sight in adults does not get worse with straining to read. However, this may cause headaches and visual discomfort. Get a good eye exam if you feel your vision is not what is should be. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is having one blue eye and one green eye normal? My eye's change constantly so the noticeability is not very high. It's very hard to see at times

Is having one blue eye and one green eye normal? My eye's change constantly so the noticeability is not very high. It's very hard to see at times

Normal: This depends on the actual colors. This can very well be normal. It would be best to check with your ophthalmologist to see if there are any eye issues. ...Read more

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What would the result be of a hard poke to the eye?

What would the result be of a hard poke to the eye?

Internal damage: Hopefully your orbital bones absorbed most of the blow. The eye , if struck , can suffer internal damage : bleeding, lens dislocation, retinal hemorrhage, edema of retina, optic nerve damage, retinal detachment and other problems. See you ophthalmologist for any of these dysfunctions or if you cannot tell. Ice the eye in the meanwhile until you get an evaluation. ...Read more