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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Protruding Eyes (Definition)

There are devices to measure the protrusion of the eye forward in its socket. There are established norms and if the eye is measured to be forward more than the norms, then by definition it is protruding. This can be seen in Graves thyroid disease, or conditions in which there are tumors or abnormal vascular ...Read more


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What homeopathic remedy is recommended for eye surgery?

What homeopathic remedy is recommended for eye surgery?

Healing from surgery: Homeopathic remedies can help healing after surgery. For instance, the remedy aconite is known as "the arnica of the eye." arnica is a commonly used homeopathic remedy for bruising and pain related to trauma, so here aconite is being compared to this for eye wounds and foreign bodies. There are many more remedies which could facilitate healing, depending on the type of surgery being done. ...Read more

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Natural treatment for the eye condition uveitis?

Natural treatment for the eye condition uveitis?

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

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With eye inflammation what are my treatment options?

With eye inflammation what are my treatment options?

Inflammation , eye: As with other parts of the body, all inflammatory response is the body's response to something such as an infectious agent, an irritant such as drug or chemicals etc. While steroids will help as do non- steroid agents, the causative agents needs to be identified as some are potentiated by these agents. Careful monitoring during treatment is therefore a must ...Read more

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With broken eye orbit what are my treatment options?

With broken eye orbit what are my treatment options?

Surgery or observe: It all depends on the size and location of the fractures. Some orbit fractures do not surgery. Some will need surgery if they are extensive or have caused double vision. A c/t scan is needed to make an accurate diagnosis and treatment recommendations. A complete eye exam is also essential. You should consult with a facial surgeon who treats orbit fractures. ...Read more

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What surgical treatments are available for bags under your eyes?

What surgical treatments are available for bags under your eyes?

Bags under eyes: Lower lid blepharoplasty can remove the fat prolapse the causes this condition and in good surgical hands it is easily corrected. ...Read more

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What are some good homemade remedies for bags under the eyes? Please respond...

What are some good homemade remedies for bags under the eyes? Please respond...

Eye lid swelling: Treatment for lower eye lid swelling should start with the cause first. Most that have swelling because of irritation. Tear drops may help general irritation and if there is itching, cold compresses may be helpful. Overall, ice packs will reduce the swelling of the lower lids. Preparation h can carefully be used to tighten the skin, but care must be taken to be sure as to not get it in the eye. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for a swollen eye lid?

What are treatment options for a swollen eye lid?

Swollen Eye Lid: Warm compress, lid scrubs, possibly topical or even oral antibiotics. Most importantly, it is important to find out the reason or etiology of this lid swelling. A thorough and complete ophthalmologic exam is warranted asap.If there is any discharge an eye culture would be reccomended .A history of any concomitant infection is important to know. Recent cold or uri. Do not ignore this. See dr asap! ...Read more

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Help doctors! what're the treatments for strabismus(cross eye)?

Help doctors! what're the treatments for strabismus(cross eye)?

Depends on the type.: There are many causes for strabismus and management is different for children and for adults. Treatments include observation, patching, glasses, medication, and surgery, depending on the cause, severity, and type of strabismus. Eye patching in children should only be done under the guidance of your eye doctor, as patching can cause amblyopia (lazy eye). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for undereye puffiness; any laser treatements?

What is the best treatment for undereye puffiness; any laser treatements?

Puffy lid treatment: There are a number of different options for lower lid puffiness, depending on its appearance. Laser resurfacing may help by improving the skin texture, thickness, and providing a little tightening. Skin creams may help to hydrate and thicken the skin. If the ouffiness is from drooping fat, a lower eyelid lift may be the most effective choice. ...Read more

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Can anyone suggest me non surgical under eye wrinkles treatment?

Can  anyone suggest me non surgical under eye wrinkles treatment?

EyeWrinkles: Consult a cosmetic dermatologist. There are numerous non-surgical options in most cases... Creams, lasers, etc. Etc. ...Read more

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My eyes are yellowish. is there any best way to whiten eye?.Eye drops or other treatments?

My eyes are yellowish. is there any best way to whiten eye?.Eye drops or other treatments?

Eyes: You need to see if theres an underlying cause such as liver issues. See your PCP to check it out ...Read more

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Mild early stage dark circles under eyes and bags under eyes, what preventative home remedies or OTC treatments would you suggest?

Mild early stage dark circles under eyes and bags under eyes, what preventative home remedies or OTC treatments would you suggest?

More sleep to start: These often develop from inadequate sleep. Are you getting at least 8 hours of sleep a night. If not, you should. Hard to get rid of the dark circles once they develop so be preventative. ...Read more

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Is any treatment needed for bloodshot eyes?

Is any treatment needed for bloodshot eyes?

Probably: Depends on the cause. If from "pink eye"-time & maybe antibiotic eye drops. If from allergies-tx w/ allergy med. If from subconjunctival hemorrhage (tiny broken blood vessel in 1 eye only)-heals on it's own w/in 2 wks. If from corneal abrasion or ulcer-need to see eye doc for tx. If from lack of sleep-sleep more. If from contacts-wear glasses more. If not improving w/ initial tx-pls see your doc. ...Read more

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Any successful homeopathic type treatment for blepharitis? Have had the condition for 10 years (with rosacea)

Any successful homeopathic type treatment for blepharitis? Have had the condition for 10 years (with rosacea)

Water: try to dip you eyes 10-15 times a day in a cup of clean luke warm water which is filled to the brim and flap your eyelids for 2 min each time.this is safe,medicine free and prevents dryness,infections as well.avoid all mascara,eye creams,artificial eye lashes etc If you want to really use cosmetics,check out SKINDEEP APP.Scan all your cosmetics and discard the dangerous ones rated on this app. ...Read more

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Any natural treatment for hyperopia?

Any natural treatment for hyperopia?

No: The prescription need to correct your vision is a function of the physical characteristics of your eye including it's length and the curvature of the cornea. The only things which can correct your vision are glasses, contacts or possibly laser vision correction. ...Read more

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Underneath my eyes are really dark, is there an effective cure for this?

Underneath my eyes are really dark, is there an effective cure for this?

Sunken or deep: Sunken or deep orbital sockets can be related to dehydration, or other causes of lost body mass.There are medicaltion that do this, particularly the prostaglandin class of eye drops. ...Read more

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Grave's disease and protruding eyes--what is treatment?

Grave's disease and protruding eyes--what is treatment?

Several thoughts: Treat underlying thyroid disease treat symtpoms with shades and tears try selenium, then prednisone, rituximab, radiation, surgery in that order. ...Read more

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Information on the disease and how to treat the protruding eyes?

Thyroid eye disease: Your description is most likely related to thyroid eye disease or graves' disease. It is treated by thyroid control and oral steroids in the acute phase. Once stable, surgery for eye alignment, lid position or oral decompression may be needed. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of protruding eyes?

What can be the cause of protruding eyes?

Thyroid disease +: Bulging eyes or proptosis is commonly associated with grave's dz, but may occur without hyperthyroidism. Morbid obesity, myasthenia gravis, statin myopathyand histiocytosis may also produce proptosis. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Protruding eyes?

What is the definition or description of: Protruding eyes?

Exophthalmos: There are devices to measure the protrusion of the eye forward in its socket. There are established norms and if the eye is measured to be forward more than the norms, then by definition it is protruding. This can be seen in Graves thyroid disease, or conditions in which there are tumors or abnormal vascular growths behind the eye. ...Read more

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Are protruding eyes normal for anyone, or are they always thyroid disease?

Are protruding eyes normal for anyone, or are they always thyroid disease?

Not always thyroid : Normal for some people. Concerning if just one side. I had one patient sent to me for possible thyroid disease because she had a protruding eye even though she had normal thyroid tests. I had her get an mri. Turns out she had a tumor behind her eye. ...Read more

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I was told I have graves disease. How do I treat the protruding eyes?

I was told I have graves disease. How do I treat the protruding eyes?

Graves eye disease: First you need to get the hyperactive thyroid fixed, as that may improve your eyes. Then a careful assessment by an ophthalmologist who works on this. Sometimes surgery is needed, sometimes not. Sometimes a course of steroids helps. Sometimes the eyes protrude, but sometimes it is the lid that is retracted, giving the appearance of protrusion. ...Read more

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Is any kind of protruding eyes normal?

Is any kind of protruding eyes normal?

Check thyroid funct: Some people can just have "prominent-appearing" eyes. If the protruding eyes are new, by far the most common cause is abnormal thyroid status. This can be the case even if the blood tests for thyroid hormone seem normal at this time. There are other rare causes, and patient should be examined by an ophthalmologist or oculoplastic/orbital specialist. ...Read more

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Ihave hyperthyroid for 4yrs now and protruding eyes for 3yrs. Im taking ptu (propylthiouracil) right now but eyes have not receded. Is there anything I can do for my eye?

Ihave hyperthyroid for 4yrs now and protruding eyes for 3yrs. Im taking ptu (propylthiouracil) right now but eyes have not receded. Is there anything I can do for my eye?

Multispecialty : Team approach is needed. Endocrinology, eye surgeon who has experience operating on patients with graves disease. A primary care doctor. Possible general surgeon with experience on thyroid surgery. Smoking makes disease worse. http://www.atlasophthalmology.com/atlas/photo.jsf?node=7544&locale=en. ...Read more

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Are protruding eyes helpful?

Are protruding eyes helpful?

No: Might be helpful for attracting a similar mate, but no real practical purpose... On the other hand there is no significant downside. Marty feldman made a great living from his orbitopathy. If this is new or increasing protrusion talk with your doc about evaluation. ...Read more

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What are protruding eyes from?

What are protruding eyes from?

Genetics or thyroid: If both eyes are protruding, look at other family members for the same appearance. It is usually genetic. If one eye is protruding there may be eye socket disease or an overactive thyroid gland and you should see your eye md at once. ...Read more

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Funky faces and family history of protruding eyes. So could we have crouzon syndrome?

Funky faces and family history of protruding eyes. So could we have crouzon syndrome?

Crouzon: Please see your physician for evaluation if concerned. http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/crouzon-syndrome. ...Read more

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My baby was born with very protruding eyes his pediatrician isn't concern. His eyes are always getting scratched/poked. Is there a surgery for this?M

My baby was born with very protruding eyes his pediatrician isn't concern.  His eyes are always getting scratched/poked.  Is there a surgery for this?M

2nd opinion: Your pediatrician is likely correct, though you may want to get a second opinion. If you or baby's dad have the same type of eyes, than it is just an inherited trait. If his eyes are quite different from yours and are truly getting traumatized, you should consider seeing a pediatric ophthalmologist. Your pediatrician can refer you as needed. ...Read more

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Hi am 22 & have loads very red veins on both my eyes & r realy up setting me that i don't leave the house & carnt aford treatment can I get rid ? :(

Hi am 22 & have loads very red veins on both my eyes & r realy up setting me that i don't leave the house & carnt aford treatment can I get rid ? :(

Evaluate this: All eyes have some veins on the surface. Some have more than others and a few have an excess. You need an independent evaluation to see into which category you fall. There is no pharmaceutical way to rid yourself of these veins if they truly are in excess but laser treatment can help cut down the density. ...Read more

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Can untreated dry eye cause longterm consequences or is treatment just for comfort? I don't realize eyes are dry from cpap mask & meds. No sjogren's.

Can untreated dry eye cause longterm consequences or is treatment just for comfort? I don't realize eyes are dry from cpap mask & meds. No sjogren's.

Can cause damage: Untreated dry eyes can cause irritation and damage to your cornea and conjunctiva, if the condition gets bad enough. And your vision will be affected as well. So treatment is for more than just comfort. ...Read more

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I have chronic eye pain especially at night aggravated by sensitivity to light. Don't want to open eyes What could be the reason what treatment ?

I have chronic eye pain especially at night aggravated by sensitivity to light. Don't want to open eyes What could be the reason what treatment ?

Eye pain at night: Can be caused by: corneal dehydration and recurrent epithelial erosion, dilated pupils increase in eye pressure due to narrow angles, trachoma etc.. Patients with sleep apnea and especially using a CPAP device may experience ocular surface drying from air or even compression from the mask. So, lots of possible causes. I recommend eye exam by ophthalmologist. . ...Read more

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