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What is the best treatment for bleeding in back of the eye?

What is the best treatment for bleeding in back of the eye?

Too vague: Laser and Avastin (bevacizumab) injections can help with diabetic and macular degeneration bleeds. ...Read more

Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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What is the definition or description of: Bleeding in the back of the eye?

What is the definition or description of: Bleeding in the back of the eye?

Bleeding in the back: Of the eye can refer to either a retinal hemorrhage, vitreous hemorrhage or a retrobulbar hemorrhage. The first 2 located inside the eye and toward the posterior of the eye while the last refers to a bleed behind the globe itself. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for infection of the back of the eye?

What is the treatment for infection of the back of the eye?

Depends on cause: Infextiins inside the eye, or within the retina in the back of the eye are not common, and have many causes. Some respond to antibiotics, some need antivirals....You need to have an eye doctor tell I the cause, then the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause bleeding behind the eye?

What could cause bleeding behind the eye?

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

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Will blood thinning medication cause bleeding behind the eye?

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

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Can a stress test increase bleeding behind the eye because of increased blood pressure during the test?

Can a stress test increase bleeding behind the eye because of increased blood pressure during the test?

Retinal bleeding: Very high blood pressure can cause retinal hemorrhage but it is not common. It would be very rare for the stress test to be allowed to go on with the blood pressure high enough to cause intra-retinal bleeding. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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

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What is an effective home remedy for a stye in the eye?

Heat: Apply a very warm soaked wash rag over the closed lids for 4 minutes at a time about 4-5 times per day. This will usually work. See you ophthalmologist if the vision is disturbed or there is much pain. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for a stye in the eye? Thank you

Is there a home remedy for a stye in the eye? Thank you

Hot compresses: Sometimes styes in the eyes can strain spontaneously and go away with hot compresses if not see a primary care physician or I doctor for treatment ...Read more

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Effective home treatment for "molluscum contagiosum" around the eye?

Effective home treatment for "molluscum contagiosum" around the eye?

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

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Home care remedy on how can I make my sclera in the eye whiter?

Cant: There are not even medicines that can do this if it is the natural color and not from disease. ...Read more

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I have a tear trough under the eye bag of left eye I am afraid of surgery and injections. How can I treat it at home? Any remedy?

Easy semi fix: If this is from a bag under the lid a slight wipe of perperation H will help reduce the swelling and even dark color. Sliced cucumbers help as well. Sounds crazy but patients swear by this! ...Read more

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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?

Rarely, the laser: Can cause inflammation in the eye and cause light sensitivity and eye pain. It is best to check back with your eye doctor that performed the laser and they can check to see if there is any inflammation that needs to be treated. ...Read more

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What should I do if I started bleeding from the eye for a few minutes?

What should I do if I started bleeding from the eye for a few minutes?

Look at your eye: If the bleeding is only on the white part of your eye and your vision is good then it is probably a subconjunctival hemorhage - a benign common condition with no vision complications. ...Read more

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How does the white part of the eye heal when it's been scratched and bleeding?

How does the white part of the eye heal when it's been scratched and bleeding?

Usually well ; fast: The white part of the eyeball, or 'sclera, ' and is covered by a transparent mucous membrane, 'conjunctiva.' when there is a small injury to this area form scratching, it usually heals well and fast on it's own. If there is even a remote chance that the eye wall was penetrated or cut deep, then it is very important to get an ophthalmologist to examine the eye. It may be more serious than it seems. ...Read more

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Is it bad if you get hit in the eye and the white part of your eye starts bleeding?

Is it bad if you get hit in the eye and the white part of your eye starts bleeding?

Not always: Bleeding in the white part of the eye is called subconjunctival hemorrhage. By itself, it is not serious, but it can cover something more serious like a laceration in the sclera (the white part of the eye. Additionally, the eye can have trauma to the retina, iris, and other structures when struck hard enough to cause bleeding. It is best to have it checked out. ...Read more

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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?

Eye injury: This needs to be evaluated for internal damage to your eye such as microscopic bleeding, inflammation, high pressure, or a retinal problem. Please see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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After having a Epistaxis and a small balloon catheter put in to stop the bleeding I lost vision in the eye on the same side it was put in?

After having a Epistaxis and a small balloon catheter put in to stop the bleeding I lost vision in the eye on the same side it was put in?

This is very rare: If the epistaxis was arising from a large artery in the back of the nose and a balloon catheter was necessary, it is theoretically possible that an embolus (blood clot) could have been transmitted to the ophthalmic artery. You need to see an ophthalmologist ASAP. ...Read more

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There were few anal bleeding, little blood flowed, now I noticed a broken blood vessel in the eye big enough. Is it a lack of vit. K, capillary fragility?

There were few anal bleeding, little blood flowed, now I noticed a broken blood vessel in the eye big enough. Is it a lack of vit. K, capillary fragility?

Not necessarily: Straining, being on nsaids like aspirin, ibuprofen, trauma, hypertension and heavy lifting would be risk factors. If there is frequent bleeding, or easy bruising/bleeding then ask your doctor for more workup. ...Read more

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What is a natural healing treatment for the eye cond. Uveitis?

What is a natural healing treatment for the eye cond. Uveitis?

None known: Uveitis is a serious condition when untreated and can be visually threatening. No "natural"product can influence this condition. Do not put your eyes at risk searching for a non-conventional treatment when conventional treatment is so effective. ...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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Is there a botox treatment for controlling the eye muscles affecting astigmatism?

Is there a botox treatment for controlling the eye muscles affecting astigmatism?

No: 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

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Are there any treatment options for drusen in the eye?

Are there any treatment options for drusen in the eye?

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

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What is the best treatment for a pig stye in the eye?

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

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What is the treatment for the eye cancer, melanoma?

What is the treatment for the eye cancer, melanoma?

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

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What treatment do you get for a herpes viral infection of the eye?

What treatment do you get for a herpes viral infection of the eye?

Depends: If the infection is on the cornea (most common) topical Viroptic will be prescribed which is very effective for this. If the infection is recurrent, you may need adjunctive systemic antivirals. If the infection is in the back of the eye, systemic anti-virals are the only solution. So it depends on the type and history of the infection. ...Read more

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I want you to give me the treatment my child suffers spasm in the eye?

I want you to give me the treatment my child suffers spasm in the eye?

Have child seen: May be fatigue or a small tic but cannot give a treatment without seeing the child to see all that is going on. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for a stye in the eye?

What is the best remedy for a stye in the eye?

Warm compresses: Warm compresses (wash cloth with hot water and hold it on the stye for 5-10 minutes, reheating as needed), or surgical incision and drainage, or steroid have been the only effective treatments demonstrated get rid of a stye. A stye is due to the orifice of an oil gland (mebomian gland) in the eyelid margin becoming inflamed, and not an infection, so antibiotics are not indicated. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a red, painful eye resulting from an accident, a stick mistakenly hit the eye?

Corneal abrasion: Most likely the pain is due to a corneal abrasion, where there is a scratch on the cornea, the front surface of the eye. One also has to be concerned about a traumatic iritis, which is resultant inflammation inside the eye. Finally, there is the issue that the stick could have penetrated or perforated the cornea, which is an ophthalmic emergency. You should see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the best remedy for dry mucous membranes in the eye area?

Please help! What is the best remedy for dry mucous membranes in the eye area?

Dry eye.: The initial therapy of dry eye usually involves using artificial tears (preservative free). Your medications you take by mouth may worsen dry eye. If you have dry eyes and dry mouth and arthritis you may have an underlying autoimmune disorder. Warm compresses can help. Omega 3 fatty acids fish oil / flaxseed oil orally can help. Restasis eye drops or punctal plugs can help too ...Read more

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I was wondering how long it takes the nerve palsy in the eye to heal after treatment?

I was wondering how long it takes the nerve palsy in the eye to heal after treatment?

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

Dr. Alan Patterson
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