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Herbal Treatment For Bleeding In The Back Of The Eye
Yes: Involvement of blood vessels makes them fragile. ...Read more
My mother is diabetic her vision is grtting blurred doctor says she's having bleeding behind her cornea. Can any treatment save her eye sight?
Laser eye surgery: Bleeding in the eye could be retinal hemorrhages or vitreous hemorrhage which itself does not cause permanent vision loss. For your grandma to have blurry vision it is caused by macular edema or ischemia. Laser eye surgery may help. Talk to an ophthalmologist. Optimal blood glucose control is key to prevent further damage ...Read more
Anticoagulation eye: Anticoagulation medications like Aspirin and coumadin, (warfarin) will not cause bleeding. However, if bleeding is started for instance from trauma, blood dyscrasias, or blood vessel anomalies, then bleeding from these sources can be prolonged and exaggerated. In most cases, the blood thinner should be stopped while the cause of bleeding is addressed. ...Read more
Do you mean back?: The most common bleeding in the back of the eye (at the retina) is due to diabetes and vascular anomalies. This can be more likely if blood thinners are in the mix. Less common conditions are parasitic infections and some inherited conditions. Trauma of course is also common. If you truly mean 'behind' the eye ball, then this rare event is usually traumatic or do to blood vessel disease. ...Read more
What to do if I had laser surgery to eliminate clouding behind an iol. Have had eye pain since. Was the laser treatment the source of the eye pain?
What to do if I had laser surgery to eliminate "clouding" behind an iol. Have had eye pain since. Was the laser treatment the source of the eye pain?
What can be done about bleeding in the eye behind the macula? My grandmothers eye doctor says she has that. She has macular degeneration in that eye
Macular degeneration: If there is already bleeding in the eye, your grandmother has "wet" macular degeneration. Depending on the stage and severity at which your grandmother present's to a retina sub-specialist, there are now intraocular injections that are available to attempt to maintain and possibly even improve your grandmother's vision in that eye. ...Read more
My husband has a rash on his head that looks like psoriasis what is the treatment for this please (it's been bleeding) thank you?
No such thing: Uveitis is a serious inflammation inside the eye which can cause vision loss and other problems. This should not be treated with "natural" products which will no work and can prevent your progress to the ophthalmologist who can given you what are in fact effective prescription medications. ...Read more
Dry eyes!: Sounds like you have short intermittent pain of the eye. This is usually from dry eyes. I would recommend artificial tears, one drop 4 times a day every day (more often on a as needed basis). Omega-3 supplements by mouth can stimulate more natural tear production for long term. ...Read more
I've been poked in the eye. 3 days later I still feel concussed and nauseous. Its not bleeding or too bruised. Or is it serious?
Astigmatism is caused by an irregularity in the cornea or lens of the eye which causes images to be out of focus. Imagine having slush on your window or a ding in the glass-changing the thickness of the glass won't let you see any better. Astigmatism is not correctable by any muscle manipulation.
See a good optometrist to determine if contact lenses or special glasses can improve your vision. ...Read more
No: Drusen in the macula can be a sign of age-related macular degeneration (amd), which is a common cause of significant vision loss for individuals older than 50. In younger patients, drusen can be inherited, and are not usually associated with significant vision loss. While there is no treatment for the drusen, a dilated eye exam can help monitor for worsening of the amd. ...Read more
Pig Stye?: Microwave a clean potato with the skin on for four minutes. Wet a wash cloth or small towel with warm or hot water. Squeeze out the excess water and wrap it around the potato. Apply this to the eye lid until it cools down (about 15minutes).This can be repeated intermittently. Please see your opthamologist if no improvement. ...Read more
Molluscum treatment: Molluscum is a viral infection that is moderately contagious. When found around the eye, there may be chronic conjunctivitis in the adjacent eye. There is no really good home treatment, though it will resolve with time. There is anecdotal evidence that some of the chemicals used in pools may take out the virus. So go swimming! the lesions can be excised or treated with cryo depending on location. ...Read more
It varies: The recovery time is a function of what caused the palsy, which cranial nerves were affected, what treatment was required and how long and severe the palsy was prior to treatment. The physician who treated you can probably give you a specific answer based on detailed knowledge of your case. ...Read more
Jetrea for VMT. If after Jetrea the eye responds with a light Show, does that mean the treatment as worked?
Surgery: When the retinal layer peels away from the eye wall (like wall paper), it is detached. When the retina separates like this vision is impaired. Depending on the location and size of the detachment, it can be treated with an in office procedure, called pneumatic retinopexy, or it can be done in the or with vitrectomy and or scleral buckle. Gas or oil may also be used. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for a 13 years old girl with vitiligo, lately she had a white new spot this time near the eye?
Can I catch toxoplasmosis from a cat scratch in the eye? My cat was born with this and even after treatment I had to put him to sleep. I've been sick
Cat Scratch: Cats may carry toxoplasma gondi in their stools as oocysts which do not become infective for humans until about 7-10 days incubation in the litter box. Not transmitted by scratching. Cat scratch disease is caused by bartonella henselae and this bacteria can produce ocular disease, but this would have to be diagnosed by ophthalmologic exam. See a doctor soon. ...Read more
Radiation or surgery: Eye melanoma, or ocular melanoma is treated by either removal of the entire eye, or by radiation to the eye. It really depends on the extent of the melanoma. This type of melanoma frequently spreads to the liver, so a ct or MRI of the liver should be obtained. I recommend seeing someone who specializes in this type of cancer due to its relative rarity and severity. ...Read more