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Hypoxia And The Eyes
Not a problem: The front of the eye gets its oxygen directly from the air. Contact lenses can diminish this but modern designs minimize this problem. If you are having trouble getting oxygen to the back of the eye, then you have a major circulatory system problem which needs cardiac attention. ...Read more
Hypoxia, is a condition in which the body as a whole or a region of the body is deprived of adequate oxygen supply. It is classified into 4 groups: - hypoxemic - oxygen is low - anemic - decreased ability for hemoglobin to carry oxygen. - ischemic - decreased blood flow. - histotoxic - oxygen is reaching the cells, but the cells are unable to ...Read more
You may: Most people that are hypoxic - start to feel whoozey and may see "stars" before they pass out. Rarely they feel hunger for air - this feeling is much more pronounced if a person has buildup of carbon dioxide. For many people both start to happen simultaneously but always. ...Read more
Yes: Brainstem damage can affect the neural pathways which control eye movements. ...Read more
I had an eye exam the ophthalmologist said there are signs of lack of oxygen to the back of my eyes and a slight bleed. What does this mean?
Possible Cataract: There are other possibilities, but regardless of the cause, your baby needs to be seen by an opthomologist right away. ...Read more
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
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
20 year old female with blue tint in whites of eyes. Have always had it, curious to know if it’s normal?
Maybe but: It could be normal for your family but I would also look into iron deficiency that can cause a blue sclera (white of eyes). Also ask family members about history of premature osteoporosis, broken bones, hearing loss, sagging skin, hernias, hypermobility of joints. Google osteogenesis imperfecta and Ehlers-Danlos disease. ...Read more
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?
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
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!
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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?
What do you suggest if my mum s in coma from 12days, 2days ago she opened her eyes and started to look around?
She sees you: Be sure to let her see you there. Also do whatever the lead provider on the case suggests to aid with continued recover. ...Read more
's kind of hard for me to look into peoples eyes like I can't look people in both there eyes I have to pick which eye left or right that's not normal?
Normal: You are correct in that you cannot look at both eyes at the same time. Most studies show that people flip their gaze between each eye and the mouth. ...Read more
I am 19 years old female lastnight I got out of bed took a few steps forward lost my vision woke up on the floor and couldn t remember what had happened to me from what my boyfriend told me my eyes were open the whole time but I was unresponsive he also s
2 different meaning:
1. Your eyes were closed you were sunbathing and your eyelids have sunburn. No permanent effect on vision.
2. Affecting vision: a. Staying in bright sun in the sand or snow for a long time, temporary sun burnt eyes, it will almost always recover.
B. Looking directly with or without protection at the sun: may get a retinal burn and have permanent decrease in vision. ...Read more
Various reasons: The conjunctiva, which lines the surface of the eye, can develop patches of pigmentation over the years to have a "muddy" appearance. Yellowish spots on the inside and outside of the iris called pinguecula are also normal changes, usually related to exposure to sun and wind. Redness can be from allergy, dry eye, and other causes. Any new pigmented place on the eye in a caucasian should be checked. ...Read more
???: I'm unsure of the question but if you have a sandy feeling in the eyes, you could have dry eyes or blepharitis. The causes are numerous. You could try artificial tears first. Seeing an eye care professional would be recommended for the best care. Since you live in Orlando, I'd be happy to help since we have a comprehensive dry eye clinic. ...Read more