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How can I heal hyperemia in eyes?

How can I heal hyperemia in eyes?

Hyperemia: is just increased redness. The cause of the redness is what would require treatment. There are many causes for red eyes which can be difficult to determine without an eye exam. Your eye doctor can help diagnose and treat the underlying cause of the hyperemia. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I heal my poor eye vision?

How can I heal my poor eye vision?

Depends: Is your poor vision from a need for eyeglasses or is it because of disease of your eyes. Check with your ophthalmologist to get the answer to this and enter treatment that is best. ...Read more

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How long will a scratch on eye take to heal?

How long will a scratch on eye take to heal?

I agree: Yes, corneal abraisions are painful but heal quickly. You should be taking a topical antibiotic such as zymaxid to prevent the abraision from developing into a corneal ulcer.. Patching the eyelid closed helps the discomfort. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a blue eye to heal?

How long does it take for a blue eye to heal?

Depends: It really depends on what your eye is healing from. Regardless, it probably makes no difference what color your eyes are in terms of its ability to heal. ...Read more

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What to do if i hurt my eyeball will it heal by itself?

Hopefully: If the damage you did was slight, it probably will heal by itself. If the damage is great, if there is a risk of infection, or the vision is down, or the eye itself was penetrated, then you should see an ophthalmologist right away. ...Read more

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What should I do if the scratch under my daughters eye won't heal?

What should I do if the scratch under my daughters eye won't heal?

See an eye MD: I don't have enough information. If it is on the eyeball, it could be a variety of things, and if it on the eyelid, it could be other things. To guess at a diagnosis is of little benefit to your daughter and my best suggestion is to see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What can I take to make it easier to keep my eye open longer until it heals?

Artificial tears: I am assuming you have a corneal abrasion and the eye wants to reflexively close. Artificial tears are best. Topical anesthetics taken over a long period of time can cause problems like an anesthetic corneal ulceration. Sometimes, dilating the pupil can reduce the uncomfortable effect of bright lights. ...Read more

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I believe I scratched my eye, how long does it take for it to heal in any tips to relieve pain?

 I believe I scratched my eye,  how long does it take for it to heal in any tips to relieve pain?

Scratched eye: A scratch/ abrasion usually heals w/in 24-72 hours. Check it out at doc/ urgent care as sometimes need antibiotics as infection can set in and worsen the pain/cause scar/ or may have lash/ foreign body in eye. They also may recommend preservative free eye drops like soothe or systane to keep the eye moist and if large may place a lens bandage on the eye to prevent further damage. f/u w/doc ...Read more