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Eye color: There are no eye drops designed to lighten the color of the eyes. ...Read more
I have over the last year been experiencing a sharp intense frontal head pain that lasts for about a minute - it feels like a lightening strike?
Get checked: I would suggest evaluating the four major cranial joints, TM joints, frontal sinus at the sphenoid junctiion, and the supporting musculature for the presence of toxins or pathoges. Such an evaluation should illuminate the cause of the lightening like head pain. ...Read more
Is it okay to use honey to lighten eye color if I use pure bottled water to dilute the honey, then boil the mixture? Many people say it is. By the way, I do not know if this helps, but I am trying to change brown eyes with a tiny bit of hazel to just haz
Be in a bright room: A bright environment makes the eyes look lighter and naturally beautiful. Eye color is the best when it is natural, and it is not naturally changeable. One's eye color is not meant to be altered, but it can be changed with artificial means, such as colored contact lenses. ...Read more
No: Eye color is determined by the pigmentation, inherited, of the iris. This is unaffected by any known natural agent, nor by any pharmacologic or practical surgical method as well. You can get contact lenses with pigments in them that can change eye color. Ask your ophthalmologist about this. ...Read more
Can you really lighten your eye color with honey and water and if so is there and health concerns in doing so.?
Wrong: Don't believe everything you read. This is not a good suggestion for anyone. ...Read more
Can I use honey to lighten my eye color? If not, are there any non surgical ways to lighten and brighten my eye color?
No!: That will do nothing. No non-surgical ways to change your eye color - it's genetic. ...Read more
Will msm and alpha-arbutin eye drops lighten my eye color? If not what medication can I use to permanently kill the melanin in my eyes.
Why?: Why on earth would you want to do that? ...Read more
Often this complaint comes from some type of issue with residual erosion or severe dryness.
I would see an eye md or a corneal specialist for an examination if it is a persistent problem. Also I would look to see if you have a fan on a night or are sleeping in an overly dry environment. Often overhead fans can cause severe dryness to the eyes. ...Read more
Not for the eyes: Vaseline is not intended for use on the eyes or eyelids. Specially prepared ophthalmic ointments (both prescription and otc) are safe to be used on the eyes and eyelids. It will considerably blur the vision for 15-30 minutes or more. Some ointments are available preservative free, but some people are sensitive to lanolin which may be found in ointment. ...Read more
3 steps:: Step 1: see an eye doctor immediately! Protrusion of an eyeball can lead to pressure on the optic nerve from stretching. Step 2: you and your ophthalmologist need to find the cause. Each cause is treated differently. Often requires an MRI and thyroid tests. Step 3: treatment of the underlying condition first followed by surgery if necessary. Best of luck! ...Read more
Yes: Depends what you mean. You blink to keep the tear film over the surface of the eye, which protects the eye from infection and keep the surface moist and vision clear. When reading sometimes one does not blink enough and results in blurred vision and tearing. This is not serious, but annoying. ...Read more
Unrelated to crusts: Parinaud's syndrome is a number of symptoms associated with damage to a particular brain region that controls eye movements. These primarily include difficulty looking upward, a constant downward gaze, inability to coordinate eyes, and pupil malfunction. Parinaud's is caused by brain injury; increased pressure inside the head, stroke, or tumor. All are unrelated to conditions of the eye itself. ...Read more
Higher than "normal": Your iop is above "normal" range of 10-21 mmhg. However, depending on your eye exam, you may not have a disease associated with this iop. Risk factors for glaucoma are elevated iop, thin corneas, positive family history, especially siblings with diagnosed glaucoma, african/hispanic ethnicity, aging. I recommend your eye md discuss with you what your risk is, & if your iop is too high for you. ...Read more
Your suspicion?: If you are having suspicion of a tumor behind your eye, you are probably having symptoms, such as double vision, decreased vision, pain, prominent or bulging eyeball, tremendous redness of eye, and perhaps other neurological symptoms. My advice is to seek an exam by an eye md for evaluation of your symptoms to see if other testing is warranted. ...Read more
Many: Causes for dry eye including those that cause not enough production of tears and those that cause your tears to disappear too quickly. Your eyemd should be able to help figure out which you have and give an appropriate treatment plan. ...Read more
Broad Answer: If you're looking for causes, there are a whole lot, with allergies, irritants and infection at the top of the list. If you're looking for fixes, that depends on the cause. Evaluation by a physician will narrow down the cause and help find a better, more specific treatment that can avoid unwanted side effects. ...Read more