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How To Prevent Your Lazy Eye From Being Obvious In Picture
Not sure: If your asking how to make your lazy look normal in pictures, you can't unless you can control your eyes. But if you can do that, it wouldn't be lazy in the first place. ...Read more
I'm thinking of doing laser on my eyebrows. Being so close to the eyes will this possibly cause a seizure?
No: In general, you would not be able to tell. Many eye conditions such as retinal detachment or macular degeneration do not have any outward abnormalities of the eye. If someone has very poor vision, there may be abnormal eye movements called nystagmus that would be apparent if you looked closely. Scarring on the outside of the eye, the cornea would also be apparent ...Read more
Wish there was: Wish i knew, i'd be a millionaire. Theoretically, you could have him not look at near objects and always look to the distance. Studies have shown constant near vision may increase myopia. But it was a small study, so i'd take that with a grain of salt. But its not practical. I think let the child develop the way he needs to, and don't worry about myopia. ...Read more
Eye growth: The eye can compensate for errors of refraction in many cases from infancy to young age. But as the body grows, so does the eye and eyeglass needs commonly develop. Also the child can in this circumstance have the sophistication to realize he/she does not see so well. See your pediatric ophthalmologist to evaluate this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much is the lasik operation of the eye because I have poor eye sight and would like to see clear again?
Would I have ongoing symptoms if sand that got in my eyes scratched the surface of the eyes? Or the only way to tell is to get an eye exam?
It's possible : Sand has a lot of ground up minerals & rock, and who knows what else. If you get sand in your eyes, it's possible that some of the particles are sharp enough to scratch or even imbed the surface of the cornea or conjunctiva and result in a persistent foreign body sensation. If by chance the sand has iron in it, a significant inflammatory reaction may result. So, an exam is important to elucidate. ...Read more
Only sometimes: Some conditions like psoriasis can show up in the eyebrow. Vitiligo and Waardenburg sysndrome can also present in the eyebrow. In trichotillomania, a patient plucks the hairs of the eyebrow, eye lashes, or head and sometimes eats them. General, common illnesses will not usually have findings in the eyebrow. What are you seeing in the eyebrow? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes the mussles in your eyes to deterate and close tour eye until you can no longer see can anything be done?
Ptosis: When your eyelids start to close because of "weak" muscles, it is called a ptosis. However, there are many other reasons whe an eyelid may look closed. For example, excessive skin on the upper lids could give the appearance of closing eyes. If you have dry eyes or any other chronic irritation, the eyes would try to close to protect the surface. See an eye md for the reason your eyes are closing. ...Read more
Albino's vision: Patient's that inherit the Albino gene(s) have a lack of pigment in their body.The eyes need pigment to function properly. The lack of pigment may be most noticeable and 1st identified with an eye exam. The macula is responsible for the clear central vision and for the fixation on the image part of the retina. That is poorly developed and the macula sees with poor details and poor resolution. ...Read more
Can you tell me if there are dangers for having plastic surgery on the eye lids in order to get them looking smaller?
Dear doctors, what will happen to our eyes,when we forcibly stare at a bright source of light? Does it cause any damage to the eye?
Usually nothing: Most light sources (except the sun and lasers) are not sufficiently intense to do any damage. You of course will find staring at bright light to be uncomfortable, but your pupils will get automatically smaller and the retina involuntarily moves in little rapid motions which minimize the intensity for any one point. ...Read more
Will the implant look and feel like a normal eye after evisceration eye surgery? I need to have evisceration eye surgery. My concern is that people will be able to easily recognize that one of my eyes is fake. How real are the implants?
What is the quickest in most affective way to fix a lazy eye if you are born with it and are trying to fix it at the age of 15?
See a pediatric...: If by lazy eye you mean that the eyes are not aligned then this is a very common problem that can and should be fixed by an experienced pediatric ophthalmologist. In most cases surgery will be required. Ask for a referral from your pediatrician. The results are usually quite good depending on the cause. If you mean an eye with poor vision, this is a different problem & harder at address at 15. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Artificial tears: Dry eyes can be bothersome and cause chronic discomfort. There are many therapy options: best to start naturally (warm compresses, diluted baby shampoo scrubs) & move up a "ladder approach" to antibiotic cream, otc artificial tears. More info at: http://eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com/2013/04/best-step-ladder-approach-to-dry-eye.Html i hope this helps you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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