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How Long Do Floaters In The Eye Last
Almost always: Normal floaters that are result of shadow of vitreous detached collagen fibers last a lifetime and are not important after a dilated exam rules out retinal tears. If the floaters are from uveitis or inflammation they can go away with treatment. Must see your ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why black eye floaters seen after i-lasik and can they go away completely without treatmeni in how much time?
Get your eye dilated: Floaters can be a sign of serious eye problems, including retinal detachment. Go see your eye doctor, and have your eye dilated. Floaters may take weeks or months to disappear. There are a few surgeons who will do floater removal surgery if the floaters are constant and don't go away on their own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do dilating eyedrops leave a bad taste in your mouth? I had mine dilated at the optho clinic for lens specifications. How long does the taste last ?
Genetic: Drops placed in the eye pass into the nose through a plumbing set starting on the inside corner of the eyelid. If you have a genetic ability to taste the eyedrops components, this is how it gets to the smell sensors. Most do not have this and so these kind of drops are not smelled or tasted. Consider yourself above average in taste and smell. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually within 2 wee: Most cases of uveitis can be treated with topical steroids with a resolution of inflammation within 1-2 weeks. Some cases are recalcitrant to treatment and take longer. Some patients need to taper their treatment slowly to avoid a rebound. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: The length of time depends on the cause. Pink eye is a generic term for inflammation of the conjunctiva (white part of the eye). This inflammation can be from a number of causes, not all of them infectious. The majority of causes will heal without treatemnt in 2-3 weeks but it is generally prudent to see your eye doctor to ensure that no treatement is required. ...Read more
Depends: On what type of surgery you had, how the surgery was done and a host of other factors. Discuss your concerns with the surgeon. ...Read more
Three options: Three options: live with it, yag laser, and vitrectomy. When living with it has been ruled out, consider the later two. An exam to establish that it is the floaters that are the cause of your concern. Remember there are risks with every surgical procedure, but vitrectomy is safe in good hands. Beware cataracts. Be sure to get dilated exam to check for retinal tears too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Eye doc said half pvd occurred - few vitreous areas have come off the retina but not fully. How long will it take at my age for a complete pvd?
Healing after cat Sg: Typically 2 to 3 weeks surgery in the other eye can be done as early as 3 days after the first one. There has been recent efforts to consider, bilateral cataract surgery in one setting. What precluded this in the past is the remote possibility of an infection in one eye, that could conceivably affect both eyes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Seconds to hours: By blue you probably mean the skin around the eye gets black and blue. That is from ruptured blood vessels under the skin. It can happen instantly or up to 24hrs later. When we do eyelid surgery sometimes patient notice a black and blue eyes the next day. The eye itself turn red if directly hit. You must have an eye exam to rule out damage to your eye. ...Read more
How do the eyes feel after nd yag laser surgery & how long does the recovery take are gritty eyes common?
Pain is minimal: Co2 and long-pulsed erbium lasers are the more common lasers used in resurfacing eyelids and the face. Pain is generally not a major complaint with laser resurfacing. Expect a 50 - 75% reduction in the depth of facial lines and wrinkles with ablative laser resurfacing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many hours does it maximally take for a retinal tears to detached? Can flashes of streaking light happen on top n corner at diff times in botheyes
Quickly: A retinal tear can lead to a detachment in a hurry. The best treatment is to see a retina specialist as soon as possible. Time is vision! A retinal tear can be treated in the office. A retinal detachment usually requires surgery. Flashing lights are a common symptom of retinal tears or detachment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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