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How Long Does It Take My Cornea To Grow Back
Fast: The cornea has the fastest growing skin in the body. A simple scratch can grow back within a few hours, while the entire surface can be covered over within 3 days. The rest of the cornea under the skin cannot grow back, however. ...Read more
Eye lash lost once in a while. Age 59 no thyroid for many years been taking meds for 20+ years. Will they grow back if so how long does it take?
Likely: Losing eye lashes is normal and a part of aging. Usually 3-6 months is typical for eye lash regrowth. Make sure you don't have a nervous picking issues with your eye lashes. ...Read more
Can a benign Nevus grow back if excisional biopsy did not 100% remove it although it was removed completely to the naked eye? How long would it take?
Regrowth of nevus: An incompletely excise nevus can, and most likely it will grow back...The timing is very unpredictable. It may be months or even years.... ...Read more
I had artificial eye lashes & pulled them out causing most of my real eyelashes to be pulled out with them. Will they grow back? How long? What 2 use?
Usually will grow ba: And often takes in the order of seven to eight weeks. Repetitive trauma can retard or totally prevent regrowth though. ...Read more
I use the scissors to cut the end of my eyelashes because it always get in my eye. How lond doses it take for them to grow back?
Depends: They generally grow a little slower than your hair. I hope this finds you well. You should be back to normal within 6 to 8 weeks ...Read more
Depends: On what drop what used. But generally several hours. ...Read more
How long does it take for a burst blood vessel in back of eye to fix (diagnosed) I have little to no vision in that eye and really struggling?
Seek MD attention!: For a young person (age 33) your description of a "burst vessel" in the back of the eye is very unusual. Possibilities include leakage from a blood vessel such as in diabetic retinopathy or a blocked blood vessel due to cholesterol or hypertension or other source of embolism (clot) such as heart disease or some drugs. Swelling of the macula may present. Best bet is to see a retina specialist. ...Read more
Derm: Try to get 8 hours sleep per night, maintain good hydration, eat healthfully, maintain normal cholesterol levels. Eyelash enhancement products can be used. Although I am not endorsing any products, some examples are: Latisse, (bimatoprost) Renew Lash, Revitalsh Eye, Enormous Lash & Lilash. See Dermatologist if your eye lashes aren't growing back out. ...Read more
Hello.: Hello. Eyelashes do fall out and new ones grow in. ...Read more
Two days ago I pulled out some bottom eye lashes and it got swollen in the area and it painful will it grow back normally or did I ruin the hair folli?
Eyelashes grow back: Don't worry! Manually pulled eyelashes will usually grow back unless there has been an infection or the lash loss is from disease or medication. ...Read more
I crashed my bike resulting in a big black eye and a chunk of my eye lashes disappearing : (will they grow back after that trauma?
Exam: I hope you had an examination by a physician. If not, make one. Your lashes may or may not grow back, depending on The nature of the injury. ...Read more
Can microdermbrasion remove wrinkles from under eye skin? And once the protective layer goes can it grow back?
Depends...: ...On how deep the wrinkles are. Microdermabrasion is a superficial peeling procedure that lessens *small* wrinkles, surface discoloration, and sun damage. There is little or no recovery time, but a series of them is usually required. It works, if your expectations are realistic, and if you have it done by someone with the proper skills, i.e. Not some nurse's assistant in a spa. ...Read more
Arter a mole is removed, will it ever grow back or develop cancer that's not visible for the eye?
Possible: Possible but unlikely if it was completely removed and was totally benign. If not totally benign, requires close monitoring. ...Read more
What would make your eyelashes fall out on one eye with no pain or sweeling? They jus fell out! . Will they grow back? I have had noo symptoms of any eye infection and jus don't know what to do..
I have an eye infection and lost half of eyelashes. 4 years now and no regrowth. Will they grow back?
Most likely: See attached to expedite regrowth of lost eye lashes. Best wishes. ...Read more
Eye pressure raised after using FML (fluorometholone) for 1 month. How long will it take for pressure to go back to normal?
2 weeks: Usually the FML (fluorometholone) will be all washed out in 2 weeks. The elevated pressure is most likely a separate issue from the FML (fluorometholone) drops, but a recheck after 2 weeks will reveal if there is something else to be addressed. Some might wait a month, there is no hurry ...Read more
How long will it take my pupil to go back to normal size after vitrectomy w/gas bubble insertion? My eye still looks dilated one week post op.
Depends on meds: Your surgeon likely used a postoperative mydriatic/cycloplegic agent that keeps your pupil dilated & you ciliary muscle relaxed, both to ease postoperative pain. Occasionally, if laser endophotocoagulation is used during the vitrectomy, there is an infrequent occurence of residual mydriasis (iridoplegia) from laser damage of the short ciliary nerves. Most cases: dilation may last few weeks. ...Read more
Can the eye drop cosopt used for glaucoma cause hair loss? If yes, will it grow back if the drop is discontinued & some other drop used.
Doubt it is cause: All medications have side effects including Cosopt. But loss of hair is not listed or known. That said, you could be the first to lose hair from this, but I would suspect first another cause. Check with your family doctor and see if he can evaluate you for an alternate cause. ...Read more
If an eye muscle is damaged in the brain after concussion and it leads to blurred vision, how long does recovery take. Will the eye sight return back?
Typically, 24 hours: The cornea turns over new cells every 24 hours, so typically a scratch will heal withing 24-48 hours, depending on how deep the scratch may be. You also need to be concerned that there is still not a foreign body present in the eye or the eye becomes infected. If your vision is affected, the pain increases, symptoms not improving, the eye is getting more red or is matted in the am, see your doc. ...Read more
2-7 days: Depending on the severity this will usually take between one day and one week. ...Read more
Usually 24 hours: Sometimes longer for a large abrasion. Recurrent erosion is also possible, when the healed cornea erodes and leads to a fresh abrasion. ...Read more
Variable: Usually after the ulcer has completely resurfaced ; all meds have been stopped. Refresh optive tears are helpful during this stage. ...Read more
My husband just had surgery to remove infection behind his cornea. How long does it take to heal?
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, but
1) an area that has neither great blood flow, nor air circulation, nor great skin surfaces.
it is a closed space without many resources for healing.
2) can produce scarring that hurts vision.
Takes a long time and needs watching carefully. (weeks to up to more than 3 months.) ...Read more
No answer: Unfortunately there is no good answer to your question. Every patient is different and every patient has different severities of corneal dryness. People heal at different rates due to their eyedrops, genetics, and other medical problems and environmental conditions. Due to the fact there are so many variables, there is no answer to your question. I'm sorry. ...Read more
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