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Can there be any eyedrops for curing starbursts, glares and halos at night ?

Can there be any eyedrops for curing starbursts, glares and halos at night ?

No: These symptoms should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. They could be due to a need for glasses (or new glasses), a cataract or another problem with the visual system. ...Read more

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


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Are glasses with yellow lenses effective and approved for driving at night?

Are glasses with yellow lenses effective and approved for driving at night?

Sometimes: Patients with early cataracts can often experience improved contrast sensitivity and reduced glare with yellow/amber tinted lenses for night driving. ...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 home remedies and a healthy routine for curing nocturnal emmisions(wet dreams)?

Are there home remedies and a healthy routine for curing nocturnal emmisions(wet dreams)?

No: If you are a normal, sexually-mature male and do not masturbate or have a partner, you will have wet dreams. One of the cults teaches that these are unhealthy. This is a lie intended to frighten teenagers. I personally know one pastor who left the cult rather than teach this. Being a man is difficult enough without having this frightening and false put into your head. ...Read more

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Why can't I sleep I've tried so many ways .. Over the counter pills, meditation, all lights out no phone or iPad by bed, light music, etc.. ?

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Why can't I sleep I've tried so many ways .. Over the counter pills, meditation, all lights out no phone or iPad by bed, light music, etc.. ?

Insomnia: Sleep hygiene is best option. Sometimes, medications are used on as needed basis. Evaluation by your doctor to rule out treatable causes of insomnia is needed first. Google the words "Sleep Hygiene" for more info. ...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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Which products or home remedies should I use for dryness around the eyes?

Which products or home remedies should I use for dryness around the eyes?

Dryness around eyes: Probably allergy related. Use eucerin or cetaphil cream around the eyes for dry skin. Take loratidine (claritin) or Allegra (fexofenadine) during the day and Diphenhydramine (benadryl) at bed time. ...Read more

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Home remedies for excessive eye mucus - honey?

Home remedies for excessive eye mucus - honey?

Lubrication: Mucous accumulation in the eyes may be due to dry eyes. Try an artificial tear drop 3 or 4 time a day. Also, are you adequately hydrating? Check your liquid intake. ...Read more

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Ointment/antibiotic gel brand(used at night) for blepharitis(pls safety brand) ? Treatment/medicine for daytime? Tell hw to use the med properly ?

Ointment/antibiotic gel brand(used at night) for blepharitis(pls safety brand) ? Treatment/medicine for daytime? Tell hw to use the med properly ?

Question not clear.: If you are asking for a blepharitis treatment, the effective ones are by prescription, so you will need to see your doctor. (any treatment involving your eyes should be supervised by a doctor anyway.) as for "treatment/medicine for daytime", what are you treating? If you mean the same blepharitis, the same answer applies. ...Read more

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What products are good at whitening teeth with no pain? And home remedy?

What products are good at whitening teeth with no pain? And home remedy?

Many: Most toothpaste for whitening do not cause sensitivity. Some patients, however, already have sensitive teeth. The most common otc whitening product is crest white strips. This seems to work but not great and often causes sensitivity. In our office, the professional products we use are based on the patients level of sensitivity and we also have desensitizers for use beforehand if needed. ...Read more

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What are some at home remedies for burning and watery eyes?

What are some at home remedies for burning and watery eyes?

Lid scrubs ; tears: For "simple" blepharitis ; or dry eye you can start with a dilute solution of baby shampoo ; wet wash cloth. With eyes closed, gently wipe eyelash line ; lid horizontally 5-6 times on both sides then rinse with warm water. J;j "no more tears" brand works great. Also, otc high quality tears like optive refresh ; systane ultra 3-4x/day also helpful. ...Read more

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What is best for photophobia when using a computer: "night vision glasses for driving at night"?

What is best for photophobia when using a computer: "night vision glasses for driving at night"?

Glare coating: All computer manufacturers can recommend a glare reducing screen for your computer. ...Read more

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Im about to get pink eye, don't have money for a visit, what are some home remedies or at least over-the-counter medicine for cheap that will stop it?

Im about to get pink eye, don't have money for a visit, what are some home remedies or at least over-the-counter medicine for cheap that will stop it?

Self limited: If you have eye redness, decent vision, and a clear discharge with minimal pain and no light sensitivity, then viral conjunctivitis (pink eye) is likely. This is a self limited disease which has no actual specific treatment. You can use warm or cool soaks for comfort which the condition clears in 3-8 days in most cases. ...Read more

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Any home remedy for headache due to oversleeping? Is hot compress works?

Any home remedy for headache due to oversleeping? Is hot compress works?

Headache from: oversleeping is a symptom, not the real issue. Please see your doc to find out why you are oversleeping. It may be physical or psychological in origin. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Have been using systane eye drops (4 times/day) for seeing glare/starburst at night from street/headlights. How long should I wait to see it improve?

Have been using systane eye drops (4 times/day) for seeing glare/starburst at night from street/headlights. How long should I wait to see it improve?

Need eye exam: Systane is an eye lubricant. If your symptoms were due to dry eyes it could help but there are many other conditions that can cause the halos you see. It ouwld be best to ahve an eye exam. ...Read more

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5-6 weeks pregnant with headaches everyday, usually at nighttime. Any natural remedies?

5-6 weeks pregnant with headaches everyday, usually at nighttime. Any natural remedies?

Sleep and diet !: Headaches are usually a symptom of another condition. Short list : sleep deprivation, bad posture, poor diet and blood pressure changes. A good history and examination by you physician will determine the right treatment. ...Read more

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Night glares+starbursts worsened even after using artificial tears.Anti-glare glasses - no help.Eye power perfect.Not cataract/glaucoma. Cause/remedy?

Night glares+starbursts worsened even after using artificial tears.Anti-glare glasses - no help.Eye power perfect.Not cataract/glaucoma. Cause/remedy?

Incipient cataract : Early lens changes typically cause glare and star bursts .However, at age 30 corneal pathology can cause visual symptoms. Tears are a treatment for dry eye but not a cure. Superficial punctuate keratitis seen in dry eye is rarely eliminated by artificial tears alone. Anti glare glasses may reduce visual symptoms due to ocular pathology but minimally. ...Read more

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Any remedies for double diabetes I can try at home?

Any remedies for double diabetes I can try at home?

Yes: The backbone treatment for double diabetes is Insulin and oral medications. Insulin will always be needed but if you exercise, lose weight and remain active, you might be able to wean off the medications. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Poor night vision?

What is the definition or description of: Poor night vision?

Poor night vision: Poor night vision means vision is worse than 20/40 under night time conditions or with glare from oncoming cars. Most common cause is a cataract, dry eyes. Other possible causes include a poor diet (lack of veggies), macular degeneration, glaucoma. Let us know if you have any other questions. ...Read more

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Is having poor night vision a symptom of glaucoma?

Is having poor night vision a symptom of glaucoma?

Possible: Not a typical presenting symptom but at more advanced stages, especially if both eyes affected, contrast sensitivity will be decreased. ...Read more

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I've been having static vision when I look to the sky night and day random white and dark spots suddenly poor night vision and after imagines. ?

I've been having static vision when I look to the sky night and day random white and dark spots suddenly poor night vision and after imagines. ?

Vision is one of: our most important and precious senses. You need to make an appointment with your eye care professional (optometrist or ophthalmologist ASAP. If you can't be seen in the next few days or If you have eye pain, redness or tenderness to touch of the eyeball along with these vision changes, seek IMMEDIATE medical care. Please!!! Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Poor night vision: do I have any options other than driver?

Poor night vision: do I have any options other than driver?

Corrective lenses: We all get more myopic (near-sighted) at night (stiles-crawford effect). Sometimes a stronger spectacle rx is needed for driving in the dark. There are retinal conditions that can cause poor night vision (search "nyctalopia"). A refraction performed with pupils dilated and ability to accommodate paralyzed can establish baseline spectacle rx, . In older people, a common cause is cataracts. ...Read more

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I have really poor night vision only in my left eye due to cataract?

Possibly: You are a little young to have a cataract, but it is possible. However, there are numerous other reasons for decreased vision at night. You should see your eye md for a complete examination. ...Read more

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If I have poor night vision, does that mean that my eye health is pretty bad?

If I have poor night vision, does that mean that my eye health is pretty bad?

Get checked out: Although reversible loss of night vision may be associated with vitamin a deficiency, this is not likely in developed countries with normal diet. How long have you had poor night vision? Do you have congenital hearing loss? Loss of night vision may more likely be secondary to a variety of retinal dystrophies, including, most notably, retinitis pigmentosa (rp). When associated with congenital hearing loss, rp is part of usher’s syndrome. Symptoms are progressive nyctalopia (night vision loss) and constriction of visual fields (ie: inability to see immediate surroundings like stair rails or peripheral traffic when gazing forward). Other conditions may cause similar symptoms but are less common. Diagnosis is made by ophthalmologic examination including ophthalmoscopy, erg and visual field testing. Cataracts may occur and further impair vision. Unfortunately, there is presently no recommended therapy to arrest or cure these conditions but research is being conducted into the effects of neuroprotective agents as well as surgical remedies with stem cell and retinal pigment epithelial replacement. Please have your eyes dilated and examined. ...Read more

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Best treatment or any home remedies for dandruff?

Best treatment or any home remedies for dandruff?

Shampoos: Your best methods at home are: -wash your hair daily. Most people who wash their hair everyday have a lot less dandruff than people who wash less often -use over the counter anti-dandruff shampoos. Pick up two different types, put both in the shower, and from day to day switch between them. ...Read more

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Sir please give some home remedies for sinusitis treatment.

Sir please give some home remedies for sinusitis treatment.

See Sinus Survival: That book is the best reference. Avoid dairy, wheat, sugar. Be sure you are getting enough vit d. The herbs thyme, clove, oregano, ginger, and rosemary are all helpful in food. Vitmain c with bioflavanoids inhibit histamine which is an aggravating factor. Xylitol nasal spray can be helpful. ...Read more

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My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous..any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous..any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

Hmm: Is it a callus or a mole? I'd get checked to confirm what is is as dark spots can be suspicious for skin cancer and other things. Please see your doctor for a full exam. ...Read more

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I struggle for more than 3 hours to go to sleep. I've tried all the home remedies given on the net.I don't want to take medicines. Suggest a remedy?

I struggle for more than 3 hours to go to sleep. I've tried all the home remedies given on the net.I don't want to take medicines. Suggest a remedy?

Get ready for sleep: A couple of easy tricks that may work if you've tried the usual "home remedies". Don't use any technology that emits led light (including computer, cell phone, tablet, etc -as these can drop your natural melatonin levels because your body thinks it is daylight - for 2 hours before bed. Also, body temp drops before sleep, so put feet in warm water and then allow to cool in air to drop temp. ...Read more

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Any development is made in this field or not. Is there any treatment other than interferon injection. What are the home remedies. Ginseng can work.?

Any development is made in this field or not. Is there any treatment other than interferon injection.  What are the home remedies.  Ginseng can work.?

Not recommended: Interferon is used for treating certain viral infections, in the case of viral hepatitis, is currently used for treating hepatitis c and sometimes hepatitis b. There are other drugs that can be added to augment the effectiveness of interferon for viral hepatitis. Herbal medications have little place in the treatment of viral hepatitis and in some cases can be harmful. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for the treatment of foot fungus?

What are some home remedies for the treatment of foot fungus?

Since topical : Antifungals are so readily avialable and are effective - that is what i recommend. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment when home remedies don't work a minor burn?

Treatment for burn: I understand your concern. Please see your Physician for examination of your burn for possible infection and discuss treatment at the burn site and possibly antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have coccydania, and it hurts severlely. Pain killers don't help. Are there any other treatment, or home remedies?

I have coccydania, and it hurts severlely. Pain killers don't help. Are there any other treatment, or home remedies?

Rest Coccyx: 1.Make sure you are sitting on a doughnut pillow to relieve pressure 2. Nsaids for 8 weeks 3. Sitz baths Could try acupuncture and or manipulation under trained practiioner Above for acute Coccygodynia (up to 2 months) If pain lasts greater than 2 months needs additional workup ...Read more

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Home remedies for treatment of frequent urination after sex?She had this problem from 3dys

Home remedies for treatment of frequent urination after sex?She had this problem from 3dys

Urinary Infection: Females are more prone to get urinary tract infection (UTI) after intercourse. Frequency of urination is an important symptom of UTI. This can better spontaneously by drinking more fluids. If it does not improve in a day or two, consult a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a disease thatwithout receiving professional dental treatment, results in the tooth loss? Any home remedies?

I have a disease thatwithout receiving professional dental treatment, results in the tooth loss? Any home remedies?

More information: To accurately answer your question, we would need to know what disease you're talking about. If it's periodontal disease, the only "home remedy" available is routine and meticulous brushing and flossing along with an antibacterial mouthwash like listerine or crest prohealth. This only helps after all the bacterial tartar is removed by your dentist, however. ...Read more

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What treatment would you recommend for HS, hydrogenation suppurativa for 6 years? home remedies? aside from antibiotics?

What treatment would you recommend for HS, hydrogenation suppurativa for 6 years?  home remedies? aside from antibiotics?

Other tx: HS is due to a combination of pluggged oil glands and infection. Proper treatment sometimes includes antibiotics, but you should also be on a low saturated fat diet, and be using an antibacterial soap while cleaning frequently(2-4x/d) and sometimes fat solvents. Other meds can cause it- especially female hormones, so avoid them. ...Read more

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What are home remedies for hep c like for no energy to do anything? Tired all the time and not on treatment no doc to see either

What are home remedies for hep c like for no energy to do anything? Tired all the time and not on treatment no doc to see either

No home remedy: No such thing. However, this symptom may not be due to hep c and could be something else entirely. With a disease like hep c you really need to see your doc and consider monitoring / treatment. ...Read more

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