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How to make the whites of your eyes whiter naturally?

How to make the whites of your eyes whiter naturally?

No red out drops: Do not use red out drops on a regular basis--these can actually make the redness much worse. I recommend wearing sunglasses with maximum uv protection, make sure you are getting enough sleep, avoid dusty/smoky environments, and use an artificial tear drop up to 4x per day. Cold artificial tears can temporarily constrict blood vessels and make your eyes appear whiter. ...Read more

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How can I make the whites of my eyes whiter?

How can I make the whites of my eyes whiter?

Why would you?: If you have an occasional redness you can use over the counter vasoconstrictors with or without antihistamine. But maximum use is once or twice a day. Using them more often causes a rebound vasculitis, a redness that is hard to treat. If you have chronic red eyes you should see an ophthalmologist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are good ways to make the whites of my eyes whiter without eye drops?

What are good ways to make the whites of my eyes whiter without eye drops?

No easy answer: Unless your eyes are red from inflammation, dryness or allergy, there may be little you can do. You can try fish oil/flaxseed oil to couner the inflammation. Oral antihistamines or avoiding environmental allergens may help. ...Read more

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I am a darker skinned individual and my eyes are slighty yellow. For example, I have a yellow ring around my pupil. Is it hereditary? Are there any eye drops that I could take to make the whites of my eyes whiter?

No drops: Some darker skinned individuals have yellowish sclerae (whites of eyes.) Others may have a hereditary condition called Gilbert's disease in which serum bilirubin is elevated and causes slight yellow tinge. No drops will help. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I get a cloud or mist over my eyes when i change to different light setting, s both indoors and out. It only lasts seconds then my eyes adjust. Thanks?

I get a cloud or mist over my eyes when i change to different light setting, s both indoors and out. It only lasts seconds then my eyes adjust. Thanks?

Normal: Your eyes do need to adjust to different light which can take a few seconds. The pupil changes size and there are different photoreceptors that work in the retina depending on how much light there is.... ...Read more

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What r the best nutritious supplements for eyes?

What r the best nutritious supplements for eyes?

Omega 3: Omega 3 fatty acid supplements will help with quality of tears so your tears don't evaporate so quickly. It also has a role in trying to prevent macular degeneration from worsening. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my baby’s eyes seem cloudy and watery?

What does it mean if my baby’s eyes seem cloudy and watery?

Possible Cataract: There are other possibilities, but regardless of the cause, your baby needs to be seen by an opthomologist right away. ...Read more

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What r the side effects of intacs iimplanted inside the eyes?

What r the side effects of intacs iimplanted inside the eyes?

It varies: Intacs are placed inside the cornea to improve the refraction. It is not clear yet, if they can cause permanent damage to the cornea. ...Read more

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How come some people`s whites of their eyes have a blue tinge to them?

How come some people`s whites of their eyes have a blue tinge to them?

Thin sclera: Where the sclera is thin, it appears blue from the deoxygenated blood the choroidal blood vessel layer next to the sclera. This is normal in patients who are nearsighted. ...Read more

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A yellowish substance comes out of my son´s eyes.L don't know the cause.What should l do.

A yellowish substance comes out of my son´s eyes.L don't know the cause.What should l do.

Blocked duct?: If recent, this could be an infection. If long standing, this could represent a blocked tear drainage duct. Please take him to see a pediatric ophthalmologist to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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16mo old, rubbing eyes, eyes r pink & running for 2 days now. Advice, Suggestions please?

16mo old, rubbing eyes, eyes r pink & running for 2 days now. Advice, Suggestions please?

Conjunctivitis: This is most likely viral in origin. It should get better in a few days. Cold compress can help with symptoms. Try to restrain your child from rubbing the eyes. Take you child to a pediatrician is a discharge develops. ...Read more

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My child is 8 an has learnin delays n don't understand things like she should how can eyedoctor tell u if her eyes r bad?

My child is 8 an has learnin delays n don't understand  things like she should how can eyedoctor tell u if her eyes r bad?

They can tell: Certain eye doctors can tell if a child has eye problems. The child doesn't even need to cooperate or need to follow directions. They use equipment to check the eye. This does not hurt the child. But you need to go to an eye doctor that is trained to be able to do this. Ask the office first before making an appointment, . ...Read more

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I have stain in my eyes i turns into headache wen i read and watch tv a big thing is i can t drive car at night as it glare s help me out?

I have stain in my eyes i turns into headache wen i read and watch tv a big thing is i can t drive car at night as it glare s help me out?

Astigmatism: At age 21, the most common cause of eye strain, glare, and headache while reading is astigmatism, which can be corrected with glasses, contact lenses, or refractive surgery like lasik. Other refractive problems (which can also be corrected with glasses) can also cause your symptoms. In an older person, these symptoms are more likely to be caused by cataract. Your eye md can help you. ...Read more

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I sprinkled the the orange in the eyes of child around age of 2-3 yrs. I thought it will not cause any problem but from next day her eyes is showing s?

I sprinkled the the orange in the eyes of child around age of 2-3 yrs. I thought it will not cause any problem but from next day her eyes is showing s?

Orange in eyes: The orange is an acidic fruit and can sting when sprayed into the eyes. You can use OTC Opcon A 2 drops eyes twice a day to reduce redness and stinging. It will pass in a few days, no worries. Welcome to health tap! Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more

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Pain behind my eyes?

Pain behind my eyes?

Common problem: Extensive list of causes, see an eye specialist. ...Read more

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I have a blour eyes?

Blour?: Blur? See an eye doctor...You probably need glasses. ...Read more

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How to whitten eyes?

How  to whitten eyes?

Avoid irritation: Dry eye, allergy, infections........... Can cause red eyes. See your eye doctor to see if you have a condition that can be helped. ...Read more

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I feel sands in my eyes?

Residual Erosion : Often this complaint comes from some type of issue with residual erosion or severe dryness. I would see an eye md or a corneal specialist for an examination if it is a persistent problem. Also i would look to see if you have a fan on a night or are sleeping in an overly dry environment. Often overhead fans can cause severe dryness to the eyes. ...Read more

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