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Is Dominat Eye Harmful
NO: If correctly mixed it is not harmful. 1 drop of honey to 5 drops of water a 20% honey mix has been shown in some studies to help dry eyes. Multiple non-peer review articles say it helps. I like to see a peer reviewed article. Many of my patients use the 20% honey mix and I have not seen any side effects. But claims of brighter looking eyes or lighter color eyes with honey use is false. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Any sunglasses that do not block uv rays can be harmful to your eyes, be they made of glass, plastic or some other material. Make sure your sunglasses block both uv/a and uv/b rays and you should be fine. ...Read more
No: You cannot hurt your eyes by using them. ...Read more
Is using a laptop in the dark harmful to my eyes? What effect could using a laptop in the dark have on my eyes?
Not harmful: Using a video display in the dark can be easier on the eyes but certainly will do not harm. You can keep this up without concern. ...Read more
I'm dressing up for holloween and I want to put on those eye lenses that make my eyes look scary, are they harmful?
Be cautious: You can order these from an ophthalmologist who will make sure they fit safely and properly. If you are an experienced wearer you can usually make this determination by yourself. Properly fit they are not harmful for short term wear. They are not approved, however, by the fda. ...Read more
What to do if someone gets balm (used for headache) into their eyes.?? Is that harmful?? It was a balm named zandu balm.
My husband has a penquicula in his eye that has gotten very large! It doesn't look good! Are they harmful and can they be removed easily/safely?
Yes they can be: All contact lenses are medical devices that require a prescription and proper fitting by an eye care professional. In fact selling contact lenses over-the-counter, whether cosmetic or to correct vision, is illegal. Permanent eye damage can occur if the lenses do not fit properly — see an eye care specialist for a prescription. ...Read more
Blue light safer: Than blue laser light. Never look a pointer laser light in the eyes. The computer lap top screen and smart phone emits a blue light (non laser) which keeps us awake, when we should be restful, and simulates daylight turning off our melatonin. So try not to do computer work within 2 hours of going to bed, so you can have a good rest! ...Read more
Generally not: Only if the light source is intense or the source has significant associated uv light would there be any potential for harm. Blue light from almost all ordinary sources is not harmful. ...Read more
No harm: Low light activates the keenest amount of light receptivity of the eye which can in the right circumstances detect one photon alone. But there is no harm in this. You could live in a cave with no light for years and your eyes would stay healthy. ...Read more
No: May cause fatigue, but won't harm your eyes. ...Read more
No: If it has been determined by your eye md to be safe to dilate your eyes, then it's fine to have eyes dilated on consecutive days. ...Read more
Not known to harm: Most infrared rays that emanate from objects are harmless. The sun emanates infrared rays to warm your skin. Your body even gives them off. The questionable radiation that appliances can give off is electromagnetic radiation, although I'm not sure what it can do to eyes. ...Read more
Expert opinions? Which is more harmful to your eyes: using computer or tv with lights turned off or on?
Neither: You can experiment with the lights on or off and at various intensities to see which makes it more comfortable and prolongs the ability to continue to work on the computer without fatigue but there will be no harm to your eyes doing any of these things. ...Read more
No: If they are used according to your eye doctor's specifications, there is little risk to the eyes. ...Read more
Unlikely: If the blood is infected in some way, that infection might be transmitted since the eye tears drain into the throat and absorption can occur. Otherwise, there is nothing in the blood to cause harm. ...Read more
No: While you may not see as well and may get headaches and eye strain, wearing the wrong prescription will not permanently damage your eyes. Wearing the wrong base curves or other parameters can damage your eyes however. In other words, they must fit properly. ...Read more
No, if needed. : Your doctor has a reason to dilate your eyes during these follow up exams, such as reviewing an area in the retina that may have had a hemorrhage, tear, or edema. The dilated exams provide better visualization of the posterior part of your eye, where your current problem resides. Another reason may be for refractive stability for a pre lasik surgery assessment.(a cycloplegic refraction). ...Read more
In the past 4 months my eyes were dilated 7 times is this harmful to my eyes. Is there a maximum of allowed dilations per year?
The iris naturally dilates and contracts frequently from reflex activity due to light and dark. So it is used to motion that makes it larger. Artificial dilation utilizes variants of natural pharmacology for an exaggerated dilation effect. The iris is used to this and will suffer no harm so don
t worry about this need which presumably helped your eye diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Wat r the side effct of wearing contact lenses? Is it harmful for eyes? M wearng cntct lenses daily for 6-8 hrs. Is it ok or bad for eyes? Suggest me
No problem: As long as the lenses are fit properly and cared for properly that should be no problem. However, if you have discomfort, redness or blurred vision you should check with your eye doctor. ...Read more
My 6 mnths ol rub his eyes frequntly wen he wants to sleep n tat makes day area around his eyes sumtimes red, is rubbing his eyes frequently harmful?
I have skin condition and I'm required to face the sun directly, my question is, is it harmful for my eyes to face the sun even when I'm looking away?
No harm: As long as you do not face the sun with open eyes, you should not get into trouble. Consider wearing sunglasses if you have to do this for lengthy intervals or wearing the kind of goggles that are used in sun tan bed booths. ...Read more