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Dr. Jon Fishburn
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Conjunctivitis (Definition)

A highly contangious condition in which the eyeball and ...Read more


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Is it possible to have eye mucus?

Is it possible to have eye mucus?

Normal: There are cell mostly in the lining of the white of the (conjunctiva) that secret tears, and some secret mucous. Mucous is a normal component of the tear film of the eye, and is the closest component to the eye itself. Basically, it helps the liquid component of tears bound to the ocular surface. If there is a deficiency of liquid, or allergy, the mucous may clump or increase. ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone to have naturally yellowish eyes without having any disease?

Is it possible for someone to have naturally yellowish eyes without having any disease?

Yes: Some people, more commonly pigmented races, have eyes that appear yellowish. This is constant over the years. If you suddenly get yellow eyes, then it most likely represents liver dysfunction. Have your family doctor sort this out. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have pink eye without any discharge or oozing from the eyes?

Is it possible to have pink eye without any discharge or oozing from the eyes?

Yes: Although discharge is typical of conjunctivitis, it is not present in some cases. There are many other eye problems that cause a "pink eye". See an ophthalmologist if it does not clear in a few days. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have conjunctivitis without the pinkness?

Is it possible to have conjunctivitis without the pinkness?

Unlikely: There is a range of light pink to strongly red in the spectrum of conjunctivitis. but the most common forms cause a fairly deep red color similar to the related virus that causes a cold tinting the throat red. ...Read more

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Is it possible to make yellow eyes white again?

Is it possible to make yellow eyes white again?

Yes, for infants: In most cases, the jaundice in infants improves within 1 to 2 weeks. It is usually physiological (natural). Using "bili tool", as a guide, the infant's jaundice can be treated with special lights, if the jaundice level is high (bilirubin blood test). Every infant discharged home within 72 hours of age needs to be reevaluated for jaundice within 48 hours--> the current standard of care and safe. ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone to have naturally yellow eyes?

Is it possible for someone to have naturally yellow eyes?

No: A person can have "off white" eyes but not yellow. This needs to be examined for systemic causes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of watery eyes?

Is it possible to get rid of watery eyes?

Yes: Determine if reflexive tearing (thus treat the etiology, remove inciting factor or improve the tear film or make more tears), or obstruction of the tear drain (thus re-open it or bypass it), or any underlying primary or secondary cause. Excessive tearing is usually when you have to carry a tissue box and the tears are always spilling over like crying. ...Read more

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Could you have conjunctivitis without getting sticky eyes?

Could you have conjunctivitis without getting sticky eyes?

Yes: Mild conjunctivitis can be associated with eye redness and irritation without crusting/stickiness/discharge. I would recommend trying cool compresses, chilled over-the-counter artificial tears, and observation. If it is getting worse or not resolving, you need to see an eye doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get a rash from pink eye?

Is it possible for you to get a rash from pink eye?

Pink eye and rash: You can get a rash around your eye in association with pink eye. The other possible cause is a reaction to drops if you are using anything to treat the pink eye. Make sure you show this rash to your eye physician. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have eye impetigo?

Is it possible to have eye impetigo?

Eyelid infection: Since impetigo is an infection of the skin and there is skin on the eyelids, technically impetigo can occur there. ...Read more

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Eye is red and puffy.Extremely bloodshot, watering and cannot open it therefore losing sight.Is it infected? Should i wait it out.What could it be.

Dr. David Liu Dr. Liu
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Eye is red and puffy.Extremely bloodshot, watering and cannot open it therefore losing sight.Is it infected? Should i wait it out.What could it be.

Get checked: You may have an infection, which is more likely, or have a foreign body in your eye. The best path would be to go and get checked, by either your primary care provider or an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to develop a lazy eye without being born with it?

Is it possible to develop a lazy eye without being born with it?

Yes: Usually this happens if the vision is affected, and a sensory exo/esotropia develops. The eye can also turn in or out in disease states due to muscle restriction, neuro under or over input, muscle hyperactive or weakness. ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone to have red eyes?

Is it possible for someone to have red eyes?

Albinos: If a person is albino, which mean genetically cannot make pigments, you will see blood vessels of the iris and it will seem red. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of itchy eyes?

Is it possible to get rid of itchy eyes?

Yes: But first, you need to see an eye doctor who can evaluate the cause of the itchy eyes. Over-the-counter allergy eye drops can relieve the symptoms of allergic eyes. If the itching is not caused by allergy, then other treatments can be started by your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible for people to have red irises without having albinism?

Is it possible for people to have red irises without having albinism?

Red iris: In albinism, the iris is not really read, it is just extremely depigmented. Thus, you can see the redness of the interior of the eye (retina, choroid) through the iris as though it were transparent. Anything causing a transparent, depigmented iris would give the same appearance. Off hand, the lack of iris (aniridia) would also look this way. Also, after trauma or some surgeries of the eye. ...Read more

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Is it possible to determine which kind of pink eye you have?

Is it possible to determine which kind of pink eye you have?

Your doctor will be: better trained to differentiate. Pink eye is conjunctivitis. It can be caused by things like viruses (common cold), bacteria, allergies, foreign body in the eye & chemical exposures. ...Read more

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Is it possible for your eyes to turn yellow after you have tattoo?

Is it possible for your eyes to turn yellow after you have tattoo?

Eye turn yellow: Jaundice, sometimes apparant by the whites of the eye turning yellow, can arise as a result of a viral infection from dirty needles used in the tattoo process. Hepatitis, a liver ailment can cause yellowing of the eyes, skin as a result of toxin build up in the liver and blood stream. Testing by a health professional should be performed. ...Read more