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Natural remedies for vision impairment? Carrots?

Natural remedies for vision impairment? Carrots?

Not likely: Carrots might help with actual vitamin a deficiency - an extreme rarity in the usa. If your vision is impaired you need to have it evaluated and determine the remedy - eyeglasses, surgery, inherited problem, something needing medication? See your ophthalmologist for diagnosis and a proper path of treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Central Vision Deterioration (Definition)

Central vision deterioration or macular degeneration is the most common cause of blindness in the United States. It is usually associated with second hand cigarette smoke There are also genetic diseases such as Leber's Dystrophy and Myopic Macular degeneration or deterioration that can lead to central vision loss. It's imperative that you see an ophthalmologist, ...Read more


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Early stage glaucoma & moderate stage epiretinal membrane same eye not affecting vision much now. W/both diseases potential for central vision loss & peripheral vision loss causes anxiety. Prognosis?

Early stage glaucoma & moderate stage epiretinal membrane same eye not affecting vision much now. W/both diseases potential for central vision loss & peripheral vision loss causes anxiety. Prognosis?

The risk is very low: An epiretinal membrane is a common finding in 60 y/o female and typically remain visually insignificant. If it becomes visually significant, surgical treatment is very successful. Mild glaucoma is very treatable, and with appropriate followup and treatment, peripheral vision loss can be prevented. Central loss is extremely rare. ...Read more

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Home remedies for blurred vision during early pregnancy?

Home remedies for blurred vision during early pregnancy?

None: There are no real home remedies for blurry vision in pregnancy. There can be an number of reasons for blurred vision including corneal changes during pregnancy, high blood pressure, high blood sugar etc. The vision changes should be addressed with the treating doctor. ...Read more

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Are there treatments for vision impairment and blindness?

Are there treatments for vision impairment and blindness?

Of course: Many treatments including the provision of lenses, topical and systemic medications, laser treatment and a variety of surgical options can help many with lowered vision and even some that are apparently blind. Check with you ophthalmologist to see which of these is present if you are the patient. ...Read more

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Vision becomes foggy when reading text, central vision fogginess. Any remedy for this?

Vision becomes foggy when reading text, central vision fogginess. Any remedy for this?

Glasses: You likely need glasses, but see an eye doctor to make sure this is the only problem you have with your eyes. ...Read more

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Home remedies for intermediate extropia?

Home remedies for intermediate extropia?

None. Intermittent : Exotropia is classified into 4 major types. Pediatric ophthalmologists look for other visual problems & recommend treatment to prevent " lazy eye" depending on their findings. Please watch this video: http://newsblog.Mayoclinic.Org/2008/11/25/eye-divergence-triples-mental-illness-risk/ & share it with your pediatrician. Early detection & treatment of any mental illness that may occur is important. ...Read more

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What treatments are available for ghost vision in both the eyes?

What treatments are available for ghost vision in both the eyes?

See an eye doctor: It depends on the cause. You must see an eye doctor sooner rather than later. It may be a simple matter of a refraction (glasses and/or contact lenses). ...Read more

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Are there successful home remedies for vascular conditions?

Are there successful home remedies for vascular conditions?

Which conditions?: The answer is probably yes, but i can not say more without knowing what conditions, as there are many different types of vascular conditions, such as atherosclerosis, blood clots, bleeding problems, varicose veins, vasospasm etc. The remedies depend on what specific vascular condition you are talking about... ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for pink eye in children?

Are there any home remedies for pink eye in children?

Not really: Pink eye usually gets better by itself after a few days. It can't hurt to try some antibiotic drops if it persists. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for glaucoma and machular degeneration soon?

Is there a cure for glaucoma and machular degeneration soon?

No: Glaucoma and macular degeneration are two diseses that can be treated , but not cured. Glaucoma, at this point can be more effectively treated than macular degeneration. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for the pink eye?

Are there any good home remedies for the pink eye?

Wait: Viral infection which causes pink eye run their course over 7 days. There is no specific cure. Only adjunctive supportive therapy is advocated. These include contact precautions, washing hands, cleaning eyes with warm water. Rose water may be helpful. ...Read more

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Field test indicates some peripheral vision loss and eye pressure is 28. Is glaucoma in the early stage or moderate stage? Trying slt to lower pressu

Difficult to know: More data is really needed. The easiest take away to the question about progression is: the less healthy nerve you have left the more profound an affect further damage has on your vision. Ask your M.D. What your target pressure is and if he/she feels slt will get you there. If you can achieve target iop with drops/laser surgery you should be fine. ...Read more

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What are the safest home remedies for detached retina?

What are the safest home remedies for detached retina?

None: Retinal detachment is an urgent and visually threatening lifting off of the retina from its moorings in the back of the eye. There are no home remedies for this, no herbals, no physical things you can do. You need ophthalmologic evaluation immediately and if detachment is present some form of laser or operative surgery is the only thing to save your eye and vision. ...Read more

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Are there any solutions or exercises for diabetic people affected with eye sight problem?

Are there any solutions or exercises for diabetic people affected with eye sight problem?

Control, control!!!: Multiple studies have shown that patients who control their blood sugar, blood pressure & their cholesterol levels have a much lower chance of developing eye problems, kidney disease, peripheral nerve problems & peripheral circulation problems. Regular exercise, staying at your ideal weight & following an ada diet with regular checkups will help achieve these goals. There is no simple solution. ...Read more

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Following retinal detachment surgery, my central vision is now pinched. Will this improve over time?

Maybe: Depends on reversible or irreversible causes. Pinched vision is waviness? Or maybe post retinal surgery with wrinkled retina. If there is heme or swelling in the fovea (macula) that resolves, then vision can improve. If there is scar in the fovea, then the vision won't improved. ...Read more

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Any home remedies/treatments for pink eye?

Any home remedies/treatments for pink eye?

Time: Most cases of pinkeye will resolve without treatment within a week. Over the counter allergy drops help with the redness and tearing. ...Read more

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Ophthalmology: There is no treatment for dry macular degeneration and the person will go totally blind, right?

Ophthalmology:
There is no treatment for dry macular degeneration and the person will go totally blind, right?

AREDS 2 Supplements: The rate of dry macular degeneration can be slowed by cessation of smoking, controlling your blood pressure, and taking vitamin supplements. The vitamin formula that has been study is called AREDS2 and regular usage slows the rate of degeneration by about 1/3. The AREDS 2 stands for age related eye disease study 2 and was performed by the national eye institute. The vitamins are widely available. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more