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How to get rid of floaters in my eyes?

How to get rid of floaters in my eyes?

Depends: First question is have you had a dilated exam to make sure that the floaters are not accompanied by other findings such as retinal tears. As a retina specialist, i rarely recommend a "floaterectomy" or vitrectomy for floaters. Usually they are not severe enough to require any treatment. Another option is yag vitreolysis. This doesn't always work either. That leaves you with adapting to them. ...Read more

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Dr. Keshav Narain
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Floaters (Definition)

Floater = 0ptical debris in vitreous body or lens that appears as a spot in ...Read more


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What is the best way to get rid of floaters in my eyes?

What is the best way to get rid of floaters in my eyes?

Is no way: Floaters are normaly an aging process. There are times when floaters may indicate something more serious such as bleeding in the eye from diabetes or hypertension. Also any sudden appearance of floaters with associated bright flashing lights should have a dilated retinal exam by an ophthalmologist. Any dark cloud that comes over vision is a medical emergency and canindicate a retinal detachment. ...Read more

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What medication to use get rid of the red veins in the eyes?

What medication to use get rid of the red veins in the eyes?

Avoid red eye drops: Whites of eyes discolor usually from the blood vessels enlarging, making the eyes bloodshot. An exception is yellowing (jaundice) from liver disease. Red eyes are often caused by dryness or allergies. Lubricating or allergy drops (eg ketotifen) can be a big help. Drops that 'get the red out' are highly affective cosmetically but can be very addictive - the eyes get more red if you try to stop. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of headaches in the back of your eyes?

How do you get rid of headaches in the back of your eyes?

Depends on cause: Many etiologies including sinuses, optic nerve inflammation, even dry surface of the eye can cause some eye pressure. See your ophthalmologist for diagnosis and treament. ...Read more

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How to get rid of under eye shadows/bags?

How to get rid of under eye shadows/bags?

Dark Circles .: Circles under eye can be due to: allergy "allergic shiners", fatigue, genetic variation, aging. Lower lid skin is very thin so blood vessels under skin can make area look dark. Various topical remedies try to help but only mask the condition with no cure. What helps: drink 8 cups water/day, sunblock, hat, enough rest; avoid rubbing; makeup; see eyedoc2020@blogspot.com for more info ...Read more

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How to get rid of a stye in my eye?

How to get rid of a stye in my eye?

Warm compresses: If the surrounding skin gets increasingly red or you develop fever, go to the er. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark eye circles the fastest?

How to get rid of dark eye circles the fastest?

Dark circles: Under the eyes are difficult to irradicate completely. They're usually associated with eye fatigue or aging changes of the lids. There are some creams and lasers which sometimes help but not consistently. Discuss this with an ophthalmologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of white heads under the eyes?

How to get rid of white heads under the eyes?

Maybe not whiteheads: They might be milia which are bits of keratin protein and oils trapped beneath the surface of the skin. Treatments include: using a sterile needle to pick out the contents of the cyst; destruction of the cysts using extreme heat, curettage (surgical scraping and cauterization), or cryotherapy (freezing); medications, such as topical retinoids; Chemical peels or laser. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eye floaters? When vitrectomy?

Time: Most symptoms from floaters will diminish to a tolerable level with time. Patients will notice them in certain lighting situations or activities. Vitrectomy surgery markedly increases the risk of cataract formation and the small but real risk of retinal tear and detachment. Surgery is only indicated if floaters are severely diminishing your ability to perform activities of daily living. ...Read more

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How to get rid of the eye bags and dark circles from midterms?

How to get rid of the eye bags and dark circles from midterms?

Healthy lifestyle: More sleep, less stress...All the things you don't get when studying for midterms! ...Read more

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How to get rid of a star from under the eye quick?

How to get rid of a star from under the eye quick?

Star?: Is it on your eye lid or eyeball itself, to best treat this and answer your question i would need to see the spot. Any ophthalmologist can take care of this, you should get an appointment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of fat above the eye?

How to get rid of fat above the eye?

Blepharoplasty: Would suggest you consider cosmetic blepharoplasty with your local Oculoplastic surgeon. Be sure to ask about your lid folds height and the possibility of dry eyes following surgery ...Read more

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How to get rid of the bags under my eyes?

How to get rid of the bags under my eyes?

Surgery: is really the only reliable way. This would be through an oculoplastic surgeon. Take care. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of two red veins in the white of eye?

What can I do to get rid of two red veins in the white of eye?

Dry: There are a number of reasons for dilation of blood vessels on the conjunctiva (white part of eye). Some of the common reasons are simple conditions such as dryness or blepharitis (inflammation of the eyelids). Other reasons can include growths such as pingueculum or pterygium. Certain inflammatory conditions can also be possible causes, along with thyroid disease among other conditions. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a stye in your eye?

How can I get rid of a stye in your eye?

Heat: The best first treatment is to apply very warm soaks five to six times per day for 5 minutes each application. This should get rid of it in 2-4 days, if it persists longer than that, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of foreign objects in your eye?

Eyewash: First, try washing out the eye with sterile solution. If that does not work, see an eye doctor. Poking around inside the eye is likely to do more harm than good. ...Read more

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How should I get rid of the stye in my eye?

How should I get rid of the stye in my eye?

Heat and antibiotic : The most successful early treatment is the use of warm compresses four times a day followed by an antibiotic/ steroid drop and/or ointment. If that treatment is unsuccessful, an ophthalmologist can painlessly lance the beast and drain it. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eye floaters? Vitreectomy?

Generally not: Usually the brain will learn to "ignore" the floaters. If they are visually debilitating and you are unable to work, see to drive, etc. Due to the floaters, vitrectomy can be performed, however, it is not without risk and requires a discussion between you and your ophthalmologist or retina specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Eye Floaters (Definition)

are spots you notice visually that may vary in shape & are ...Read more