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What is fuchs eye disease?

What is fuchs eye disease?

Two answers: Professor Fuchs described many different eye findings. The two conditions that bear his name are Fuchs dystrophy of the cornea, an age-related deterioration of the endothelial cells lining the inside of the cornea and leading to cloudy vision in some. The other is Fuchs cyclitis, an inflammatory condition of the eye leading to cataract and glaucoma. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) (Definition)

"Pink eye" refers to a viral infection of the conjunctiva. These infections are especially contagious among children. Newborns can be infected by bacteria in the birth canal. This condition is called ophthalmia neonatorum, and it must be treated immediately to preserve eyesight. "Pink eye" refers to a viral infection of the conjunctiva. These infections are especially contagious among children. Newborns can be infected by bacteria in the birth canal. This condition is called ophthalmia neonatorum, and it must be treated immediately to preserve eyesight. ...Read more


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Is kawasaki diseases contagious?

Is kawasaki diseases contagious?

No: Kawasaki syndrome is a systemic vasculitis that is not spread person to person. It does occur in mini-epidemics and it occurs in siblings of affected patients more frequently than the general population suggesting a common exposure to an infectious agent as the trigger. ...Read more

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Is kawasaki disease contagious?

Is kawasaki disease contagious?

No. : Kd is not contagious, but there are environmental factors that may include infections, perhaps viral. Viral infections can of course can be passed from person to person. Therefore, kd occurs in clusters, but no one catches kd directly from another person. ...Read more

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White of eye is pink. Scratched cornea or eye infection?

White of eye is pink. Scratched cornea or eye infection?

Many possibilities: Unfortunately, that's a very non-specific symptoms by itself. It can represent an infection, injury, inflammation, allergy, disease, or a long list of other causes. See your local ophthalmologist for a full examination to determine the cause and decide on treatment. ...Read more

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Is pink eye contagious?

Is pink eye contagious?

Yes: Pink eye, whether bacterial or viral is highly contagious through hand to hand and usually respiratory means. ...Read more

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Is pink eye (bacterial conjunctivitis) painful?

Is  pink eye (bacterial conjunctivitis)  painful?

Not usually: Bacterial pink eye (conjunctivitis) usually feels as though there may be something in the eye or may itch or tear. ...Read more

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Pink cheeks. Could this be fifths disease?

Pink cheeks. Could this be fifths disease?

Maybe: Fifth disease is a benign viral illness that is usually experienced in childhood. It is first evident with a rosy cheek appearance with mild fever, followed by fading of the extra color in the cheeks.At this point a salmon colored rash appears on the extremities and trunk. As soon as the general rash appears, it is no longer considered contagious.The rash can come and go for weeks. Rx is supportive. ...Read more

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What liver disease causes yellow eyes?

What liver disease causes yellow eyes?

Many: Almost any liver issue can ultimately include jaundice or yellow eyes. This would include biliary obstruction, hepatitis, and cirrhosis to name a few broad areas. ...Read more

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Advanced Macular pucker & stable glaucoma in 1 eye. 2nd eye mild ERM. What is prognosis for adequate vision. Concerned that both eyes have disease.

Advanced Macular pucker & stable glaucoma in 1 eye. 2nd eye mild ERM. What is prognosis for adequate vision. Concerned that both eyes have disease.

Close follow up: Macular pucker can occur as a consequence of spontaneous pucker. There are procedures that can be done to help eliminate this but they carry some risk so usually the retinal surgeons who do this will wait for a level of lowered vision that is significant or note progression as a reason to intervene. The glaucoma is a separate issue for both eyes. These conditions should be closely monitored. ...Read more

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How is eye sight affected by graves disease?

How is eye sight affected by graves disease?

Exophthalmos: Classic graves disease case protruding eyeball anteriorly out of the eye socket, this called exophthalmos. Besides dyscomfort, cause corneal dryness and demage. In very advanced case can cause compression of the optic nerve or ophthalmic artery, which can affect the patient's eyesight. ...Read more

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Are pink eye & HSV2 connected?

Are pink eye & HSV2 connected?

HSV and pink eye: HSV and pink eye are not related. pink eye may be caused by a virus or by a bacteria. HSV is one type of virus, and it can cause reddening of the eye in rare cases. But most cases of pink eye are caused by other, mostly benign viruses such as adenovirus. ...Read more

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I have eye problem, giant papillary conjunctivitis?

I have eye problem, giant papillary conjunctivitis?

Stop the contacts: Most cases of gpc are related to contact lens use; and stopping the contacts is the first step in getting this resolved. Anti-inflammatory drops from your ophthalmologist will also help. ...Read more

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Sinus infection and pink eye, related?

Yes, possibly: Very common, especially in viral colds-sinuses issues to have eye issues. If symptoms persist seek out care. ...Read more

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Can siliasan pink eye relief actually cure pink eye?

Can siliasan pink eye relief actually cure pink eye?

No: A homeopathic drop to "soothe" the eye. Typically "pink" eye is a viral conjunctivitis that has no cure, that is commonly acquired during the "cold" season. Time heals. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) artificial tears, decongestant eye drops, and proper eyelid hygiene generally is all that is necessary. Ocassionally a complicated pink eye needs an eye md to evaluate and treat. ...Read more

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Is reinfection with pink eye possible?

Is reinfection with pink eye possible?

No: Assuming your reference to pink eye is viral conjunctivitis, no, you cannot re-infect yourself. However, it is possible that you get another infection from a different strain. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with lid margin dease,tears deficiency,mucus & mild papillary conjunctivitis what are treatments other than eye drops ?

I have been diagnosed with lid margin dease,tears deficiency,mucus & mild papillary conjunctivitis what are treatments other than eye drops ?

Lid hygiene: Most of what you describe goes under the heading of "Meibomian Gland Dysfunction". This is a lid stagnation and drying problem. You can help with mild lid scrubbing with shampoo, warm soaks and the addition of Omega oils to your diet. The eyedrops that will help this are mild steroids for the papillary conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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Does pink eye cause blindness?

Does pink eye cause blindness?

Pink eye is a "cold": No, pink eye is a viral infection of the conjunctiva that will run a typical course in about a week, just like the common cold. There can be temporary vision disturbances in some cases but there is no risk of permanent vision loss or blindness. ...Read more

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Treatment for closed eye syndrome associated with Parkinson's disease?

See your neurologist: Parkinson's disease affects voluntary muscle movement in any part of the body. If the eyelid is not lifting unless you do so with your fingers, this is called ptosis. It may be associated with parkinson's but can also occur on its own. Treatment may include surgical repair. If the lid is forcefully shut and cannot be easily lifted, this is a spasm which may need different treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
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Conjunctivitis (Definition)

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


Dr. Zuheir Said
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Kawasaki Disease (Definition)

A childhood illness caused by inflammation ...Read more