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Is It Possible To Go Blind From Getting Poked In The Eye
Eye injury: Blunt trauma to the eye can cause problems, including corneal abrasion (immediate pain), inflammation in the eye (often delayed onset), cataract, hemorrhage, retinal bruising, retinal tear, and retinal detachment. Any significant injury to the eye warrants evaluation by an ophthalmologist to rule out and treat complications. ...Read more
I've been having these things called Eye Floaters for more than 5 months. I see a lot of them, especially on bright areas such as the sky or a bright light. Can I go blind from the Eye Floaters? Do they go away naturally or do I have to get treatment?
Bad injury center of the pupil now it healed with a white scare center of my vison should I have the transplant or live with it very worryed of rejecting don't won't to be blind its been long road just to get what I have almost lost the eye
Whether: Whether or not to have surgery is entirely your decision. You must determine with your surgeon, what your current level of vision is and how much your decreased vision is affecting your ability to live your life. You surgeon should be able to give you a run down on what potential your eye has of seeing better. A cornea transplant is a major surgery that requires many post-op visits and does carry with it some risk. So, you must weigh the benefits and the risks of going through this elective procedure. ...Read more
I have an astigmatism in my right eye, the eye doctor said only need to wear my glasses at night when I'm driving Can I get lazy eye or blind worried?
Not likely: Although you could definitely injure the eye. If this occurs, wash out the eye immediately with water. Then go to the nearest emergency department. ...Read more
Chicken pox: Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus can be a complication of chickenpox. Depending on his symptoms- he may need treatment with an antiviral medication or a steroid. This article can help to determine when medical care is indicated: http://www. Webmd. Com/eye-health/herpes-viruses-eyes ...Read more
Appearance normal: Night blindness is a retinal problem and does not affect the looks of the eyes. It is a functional issue only and can be discovered only by functional testing. Your ophthalmologist can help you with this. ...Read more
Hi doctors, was just wondering what is coreal- transplant can it restore the eye sight of a person who is partially blind?
Sometimes: Corneal transplantation is the surgery in which a diseased cornea (the window at the front of the eye) is removed and replaced with a donor cornea. In eyes otherwise normal, with the cornea being the only block to good vision, the procedure can be remarkably vision improving. If the eye sees poorly from something else, than this will not work. ...Read more
Not usually: Most styes do not lead to more serious infections. Treat a stye by applying a warm washclothe to it three or four times per day. If it does not resolve in a week, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Is the first time I see a hsv-2 lesion in the eye, can still cause blindness? What OTC can I use to relief the pain and fast healing?
Taking a risk: How do you know this is HSV-2? Do you have it elsewhere? Herpes on the eye can be destructive and can scar, affecting the final vision permanently. Do you see a white spot on the cornea? And especially if you are a contact lens wearer? This could be an ulcer which could be dangerous. No OTC products will touch these types of infection. See your ophthalmologist quiickly. ...Read more
How to know if I got hsv2 in the eye? How dangerous is it? What should I use to prevent blindness? I feel, itchy, blurry, red & blistery : (
See doctor: You need an exam at the very least to determine the cause of your symptoms. An ophthalmologist is the one to examine you, do any necessary testing to determine what is the problem and treat this. Don't risk your vision. HSV can cause scarring and can only be diagnosed with an exam. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a blind spot (not the usual blind spot) due to high BP of the eye & low damage of the optic nerve, could it be treated by (medicine/surgery)?
Is it possible to transmit genital warts to the eye area? Can genital warts cause blindness? If it can not can you please explain why not?
Left eye peripheral vision blind spot in low light only for 2 days after being hit in the eye with water balloon. Was examined by ER doc who said she could see nothing wrong with my eye. Wondering if this is temporary, and what causes the blind spot.
I have frequents headaches, I went to the eye doctor since I'm almost blind to find out if my eyes where the cause and twice the answer was no. My regular docor did blood test on me and the inly thing that came up inrregular was Vitamin D defficiency whic
D def possible cause: I recommend a neurologiy consult to evaluate headaches. We have learned much about vitamin D function irecently-- important in many metabolic pathways. Replenishing adipose tissue stores must occur before serum levels rise, sometimes taking more than 6 months. The morbidly obese may need 3 times the usual dose. 10, 000 iu Vit D3 caps are inexpensive. Do not sunbathe! Unnecessary and carcinogenic ...Read more
Unlikely: You might do some short term damage if the gravy is very hot, but the components of the gravy will be easily handled by your eyes and cause no damage. ...Read more
Depends: If you got glass chips in your eye from a shattered glasss, there would probably be no long term harm. The glass to be harmful would have to penetrate into the interior of the eye damaging structures irreparably. Of course you could just get hit bluntly with a heavy glass object the force of which could also damage the vision. ...Read more
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