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Can you give me information regarding my mom's eyes? She has Glaucoma, Cataracts and Entropion.

Can you give me information regarding my mom's eyes?  She has Glaucoma, Cataracts and Entropion.

Where would you like: to start These are 3 huge topics to cover in 5 sentences! How is your mom's eye's doing? Depends on her degree of glaucoma, if she has cataracts, or have had them removed, and what meds/procedures she's had done, and the entropion is separately treated by oculoplastics from her glaucoma and cataract management. Hope her pressures are good! Also, ask her eye doctor is best! ...Read more

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Information on the disease and how to treat the protruding eyes?

Information on the disease and how to treat the protruding eyes?

Thyroid eye disease: Your description is most likely related to thyroid eye disease or graves' disease. It is treated by thyroid control and oral steroids in the acute phase. Once stable, surgery for eye alignment, lid position or oral decompression may be needed. ...Read more

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Random swollen eyes once/twice a year..lasting 1 week normally. Doctor said its not environmental or allergic..I don't have much more information ?

Random swollen eyes once/twice a year..lasting 1 week normally. Doctor said its not environmental or allergic..I don't have much more information ?

Seasonal?: If the problem occurs at about the same time each year, then allergy to aeroallergens may be a potential cause Do you recall having taken any NSAID prior to the swelling? If the swelling lasts up to a week at a time, I would work you up for hereditary angioedema as well even though the location is not classic for this condition. Consult an allergist. ...Read more

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I have red eyes which my doctor says its allergy related, along with itching of my whole body and a pain under my left rib. Please any information?

I have red eyes which my doctor says its allergy related, along with itching of my whole body and a pain under my left rib.  Please any information?

Atopic: It sounds like you are atopic, which just means that you are prone to allergic reactions. You can use otc anti-histamines (both orally and topically). Sometimes, moisturizers will help with the skin itching as well. Rib pain is probably not related. ...Read more

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I've just been diagnosed with PIC eye disease. Seems like a rare condition with only little information. How many persons worldwide suffer from PIC?

I've just been diagnosed with PIC eye disease. Seems like a rare condition with only little information. How many persons worldwide suffer from PIC?

PIC: Punctate inner choroidopathy (PIC )is difficult to estimate due to the wide spectrum of signs, symptoms and severity associated with the condition. One study by Brown and colleagues estimates that the national incidence (in the US) of PIC would be approximately 100–200 cases per year.[1] There is limited information available about the incidence and/or prevalence of PIC worldwide. ...Read more

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Can you give me some information on eye implants?

Need specific info: "eye implants" can mean different things. Most likely, you are referring to intraocular lens implants which are routinely used following removal of a cataract. This is a highly effective way to restore vision after cataract surgery. Other possible "eye implants" could mean an artificial eye used as a prosthesis after a diseased eye is removed. There are also cosmetic eye implants like "jewels" etc. ...Read more

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What information can you give me on vasocon eye drops?

What information can you give me on vasocon eye drops?

Vessel constrictor: Vasocon is an otc vasocontrictor drop, which will temporarily constrict dilated ocular surface blood vessels and make the eye look "whiter". The effect wears off after a few hours, and it may be necessary to use the drops more and more to achieve the desired effect after a time. If your eyes are always irritated and look "bloodshot", it is best to see an eye md for diagnosis and advice. ...Read more