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Herbal Treatment For Bleeding In The Back Of The Eye
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers