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Sclera (Definition)

The sclera is the white hard covering of the eye. It creates the actual "eye ball" and is made out of dense connective tissue. The conjunctiva is a thin, clear ...Read more


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I'm loosing my eye sight very fast with in hours what's goin on?

I'm loosing my eye sight very fast with in hours what's goin on?

Eye doctor?: This may be part of a migraine but may be something more serious. You need to see an eye doctor asap. ...Read more

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Can stretching that eye waterline change shape. Can eye waterline loose it elastic. Please be specific.

Can stretching that eye waterline change shape. Can eye waterline loose it elastic. Please be specific.

Over time: The eyelid can lose its elasticity with mechanical stretch and even eye rubbing over long periods of time. This also occurs with aging. ...Read more

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Are you supposed to pull your eye lashes every day to make sure none of them are loose enough to poke your eyes?

No: Eye lashes, like hair everywhere else on the body, have a particular growth cycle. When they fall out, they tend to get caught by your other lashes or drop onto your face. Occasionally, a lash may fall onto the eye, but the natural tears end up flushing it out. Pulling the lashes may cause some to be releasse prematurely, giving a thinned appearance to them. ...Read more

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Could the computer make you loose your eye sight?

Could the computer make you loose your eye sight?

No: Computer use is drying and sometimes fatiguing but it is not harmful to the eyes and will not cause a loss of vision. ...Read more

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Hi Dr, my dog got loose yesterday in the yard. my son was chasing the dog and and unknown insect bit his eye. it was swollen on the bottom lid andhurt?

Hi Dr, my dog got loose yesterday in the yard. my son was chasing the dog and and unknown insect bit his eye. it was swollen on the bottom lid andhurt?

Watch : Keep the area clean and apply ointment not inside the eye unless the label says so. Also use cool compresses. I wonder if it was a bee or hornet? The swelling should decrease in 2-3 days. If it isn't looking better, see his doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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My left eye hurts . I can feel it loose foucus and wonder off and it tends to become blurry . It's like i'm in a daze until i blink .

My left eye hurts . I can feel it loose foucus and wonder off and it tends to become blurry . It's like i'm in a daze until i blink .

Eye doctor: It is best to have it evaluated by either ophthalmologist or optometry. There could be several things that can cause that but always start with the eye itself and its movement then if anything, go further. So go to an eye doctor for exam. ...Read more

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About a month ago I cleaned with a Q tip some loose powder from my eye.Now if tears and when I went to clean it again the cornea folded a bit detached?

About a month ago I cleaned with a Q tip some loose powder from my eye.Now if tears and when I went to clean it again the cornea folded a bit detached?

Exam: You need to see an eye speciaist, and have this examined. In the meantime, don't touch your eye with your fingers or anything else. You can use systane, an over the counter eye drop as needed until you see the eye doctor. ...Read more

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Loose eyeball skin on inner corner, closest to nose, of eye?

Loose eyeball skin on inner corner, closest to nose, of eye?

Not normal: If you have loose skin close to the corner of your eyes, this means that you may be tearing a lot. If this is not true, then the looseness is due to laxity of loose skin alone. This can easily be examined, and treated by an oculoplastics surgeon. That means a doctor who deals with eyelid and tear duct issues. They are also trained eye doctors. ...Read more

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What can be done for loose skin on the white of the eyeball in corner of eye? Nearest the nose?

What can be done for loose skin on the white of the eyeball in corner of eye? Nearest the nose?

Caruncle: This is normal, removing this is possible but cosmetically would not look right. The is also the possibility of scarring. ...Read more

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Daughter lifted a jug of Clorox bleach from shelf in laundry room last night and cap was loose....bleach poured onto her...filling eyes, rt. eye, bad!

Daughter lifted a jug of Clorox bleach from shelf in laundry room last night and cap was loose....bleach poured onto her...filling eyes, rt. eye, bad!

Eye Emergency: Flush the eyes with lots of water. Call an Ophthalmologist or go to the Emergency room immediately. Time is of the essence, to avoid permanent damage. ...Read more

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Best under eye cream for sensitive skin? One that reduces wrinkles and tightens loose skin

Best under eye cream for sensitive skin? One that reduces wrinkles and tightens loose skin

No perfect answer: This is a common problem and one that many products have been developed to treat. Best advice is to eat healthy, get plenty of rest, exercise on a regular basis and avoid cigarettes and alcohol. Use good quality sunscreen on your face and exposed skin daily. ...Read more

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What will happen to the fat fillers for under eye dark circles is a person looses a lot of weight say 90kg to 60kg , are there silicone based fillers?

Fillers more visible: After weight loss the fat fillers might be more visible under the eyes. At 19, it would be rare to use fat under the eyes. After 30 kg weight loss, there may be many changes in the face benefiting from tightening so that the infraorbital hollows are less troublesome. Silicine injections can harden over time and even extrude making scars years later. Avoid silicone injections especially by the eye. ...Read more

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Loosing hair on scalp .Eye brows. Eye lash. Mustash and itching please help me?

Loosing hair on scalp  .Eye brows. Eye lash. Mustash and itching please help me?

Alopecia: You are probably experiencing i alopecia universalis. You may lose all your body hair. There is no known treatment. But to be certain you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Haven't had any one tell me that I have peripheral neuropathy. I also have bad headaches. Loose vision in 1 eye. Not fully back to norm yet?

Haven't had any one tell me that I have peripheral neuropathy. I also have bad headaches. Loose vision in 1 eye. Not fully back  to norm yet?

Comments: Not clear to me, from your description, exactly what has occurred, but at your age, you may have an optic neuritis, and should be evaluated for Multiple Sclerosis, as one consideration. Have you seen an ophthalmologist or neurologist?? ...Read more

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What does it mean eye swollen a concern with MRSA will i loose my eye sight it's like a peanut shape bump in my nasal pain?

What does it mean eye swollen a concern with MRSA will i loose my eye sight it's like a peanut shape bump in my nasal pain?

See a doctor: As you're describing, you are concerned about an infection around your eye that is causing pain and deformation (a bump). This could be potentially serious, and can't be diagnosed correctly here. You should see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Why does one of my son's braces keep coming loose? The brace, or metal piece on our son's left eye tooth keeps popping off or coming loose. He says he's not eating anything he's not supposed to be, and i believe him. Is the orthodontist not doing somethin

Why does one of my son's braces keep coming loose? The brace, or metal piece on our son's left eye tooth keeps popping off or coming loose. He says he's not eating anything he's not supposed to be, and i believe him. Is the orthodontist not doing somethin

Depends: When you say "eye tooth" one usually refers to the upper canine tooth. If there is an underbite, it could be a bite interference, after 2 incidents your doctor would know and create a temporary bite"opener". It could be a pen/pencil biting habit: stop. It could rarely be the quality of enamel. Also, it is a tooth the comes in later and may be close to the gum and moisture contaminates. ...Read more

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Why would Ayurvedic medicines cause eye burning, loose motion and vomiting?

Why would Ayurvedic medicines cause eye burning, loose motion and vomiting?

Dangerous: Since there is no control over what is in ayurvedic medications, it is not unusual that they may cause unpleasant or even dangerous side-effects. One study of these medications showed toxic levels of heavy metals. Do yourself a favor and do not take these. Natural does not mean healthy. ...Read more

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I had eclampsia 15 ys ago i went blind had 5 tias seizures in a coma on a vent latley I've been having vision problems is it possible to loose my eye sight from all this?

I had eclampsia 15 ys ago i went blind had 5 tias seizures in a coma on a vent latley I've been having vision problems is it possible to loose my eye sight  from all this?

Eclampsia: It depends. If your vision returned to normal 15 years ago, then your current eye problems are not necessarily related to the previous eye problems. Call your ophthalmologist if your symptoms persist more than an hour. ...Read more

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Dry cough for wk. Now low grade fever, loose cough, body aches, headache, eye pain, nausea, no appetite, congestion, .

Dry cough for wk. Now low grade fever, loose cough, body aches, headache, eye pain, nausea, no appetite, congestion, .

Viral: It is most likely a viral infection and one can only treat the symptoms. If the symptoms are severe, you will need to see your doctor to get some cough suppression. Tylenol may help the body ache, nasal decongestant spray may be used for up to 5 days maximum. It usually takes 7-10 days to recover. ...Read more

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I've been taking Aloe Vera juice and have itchy red eye lids sick stomach after food cold sores on lips dizziness and sick after exercise loose bowels?

I've been taking Aloe Vera juice and have itchy red eye lids sick stomach after food cold sores on lips dizziness and sick after exercise loose bowels?

All Juiced-Up Again?: Now THAT sounds like something I"D like to drink (when I want to get out of work, that is...).You know, often we attribute the most notable things as a proximate cause to our ills. Short of a Mac Truck hitting you, maybe also consider other things you've eaten or been exposed to. Of course if you just started with that Aloe,stop it and see what happens. And if you are getting worse get to a doctor ...Read more

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How do I keep sclera white?

How do I keep sclera white?

Discover cause: If the white of the eye is other than white, problems ranging from allergy all the way to liver failure could be the problem. Mopping up the water on the floor doesn't stop the leak! if the problem lingers or worsens, get checked by an eyemd. Diagnosis is crucial for effective treatment! ...Read more