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Medicine For Eye Disorders
Eye disorders: = conditions effecting the eye.Get a more detailed answer ›
Need advice on what is the the differences and simularities between the symptoms of 2 eye disorders?
Which two?: There are many eye disorders. Which ones are you interested in? ...Read more
New Generally Better: "eye disorders" is a pretty broad category! We go to residency training for years to learn about all of them and new things are being learned all the time. For each condition, the best (often newest) treatment which has the most success and the least side-effects generally becomes the standard of care for that condition. See an eye doctor for the "best" treatment (s) for you! ...Read more
What type of eye: Disorder are you referring to? Can you clarify and re-ask question. Thanks. ...Read more
Several: Lasers are used extensively in medicine. In ophthalmology they are used across many fields. In refractive surgery they are used to make cataract surgery safer and to help rid young adults of eyeglasses. In glaucoma we use them to prevent blindness in open and closed glaucoma. In retina disease we use lasers to prevent blindness in diabetic retinopathy, ocular strokes, and repair retinal holes. ...Read more
Two types: 1. Dry: areds vitamins, tobacco cessation are the treatment. Here we see aging spots in the macula called drusen and/or loss of tissue called atrophy. 2. Wet: intravitreal injections of anti-vegf molecules like avastin, lucentis, (ranibizumab) or Eylea are the treatment. Here we see leaking, bleeding, swelling, and scarring in the macula. See a retina specialist. ...Read more
Often: Lasers used in ophthalmology are remarkably precise and often very effective in accomplishing what they are meant to do. ...Read more
Not really: If you are referring to LASIK, no. This procedure does not prevent glaucoma. If you are referring to cataract surgery, there are times that the intraocular pressure is sufficiently better to help protect the optic nerve. Also, the angle configuration of the eye may be substantially improved to help protect against acute glaucoma. But these don't necessarily prevent glaucoma. ...Read more
Could you tell me or share a link, can the flu shot cause eye disorders or more specifically vitreous detachment after flu shot?
What causes burning eyes!? Been tested for all eye disorders an was normal, muscles in scalp also sore and tight?
A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. All can start or affect 1 eye first. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor. ...Read more
Do most patients achieve 20/20 vision after laser eye surgery? I'm considering laser eye surgery. As far as I know, the only problem with my eyes is nearsightedness, and there is no history of glaucoma or other eye disorders in my family. Is there a good
Hi, I have black circles around my eye area and this is an effect of my eating disorder. Should I be taking any medicine? Thank you
Eating Disorder: If you have an eating disorder you need a treatment team to help you manage your eating, nutrition and overall health. Consult your doctor for referrals and read the updated articles on bulimia and anorexia on the soundmindz. Org web site for ongoing education and support. My best. ...Read more
Hi doctor could you tell me Abilify (aripiprazole) medicine with 15mg for disease nerve damage eyes can use or can't use?
Abilify-eye effects: Abilify (aripiprazole) & similar meds can reportedly cause blurred vision & can elevate blood sugar. The elevated blood sugar (especially in diabetics) is probably the cause of the blurred vision (look up chemosis). No specific damage to eyes is mentioned in medical literature. If you're diabetic, discuss this side effect with prescribing doc. If problem persists/worsens, see ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I am having eye movement disorders from few days and I just cant stop it on my own. I don't drink alcohol nor do take drugs what's wrong with me?
Mom in mid-stage ft dementia. Gets bloodshot eyes every 3-4 wks. On namenda, (memantine) aricept, 0.25mg risperdal. Most likely drugs or disease the cause?
Partly,: Persons with dementis blink a lot less than needed. You see them staring off into space. The eyes are usually red form dryness irritation. Use lubricating eye drops as needed-; refresh, systane or blink eyes drops all are available as over the counter treatment. ...Read more
Not quite: Many diseases can be diagnosed or hinted at from an examination of the eyes. But there are many others not reflected in the eyes. The principal issue is vascular changes in the back of the eye and alterations in the structure of the eye. ...Read more
Many, many: We doctors have only 400 letters in which to answer questions. A broad question like this cannot be answered in that space. Ask a specific question. There are thousands of eye diseases and symptoms. ...Read more
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You should see your eye doctor if you have these symptoms. It is impossible to tell from your descripton ...Read more
Many: The major ones are cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic eye changes. But many systemic diseases have eye manifestations. The eyes can be traumatized, infected and inflicted with allergic problems. Disease can affect the nerves to the eyes and the muscles of the eyes. Auxiliary components of the eye can be affected like tear flow, lid function and of course cancer can originate or travel to the eye ...Read more
Evaluation: You may try warm compresses and gentle massage from corner of eyelid towards nose to see if this helps. If you are in pain, &/or there is red swelling at the corner of the eyelid, you may have a blocked nasal lacrimal duct which may require surgical treatment (dcr). An appointment with an eye md will evaluate your problem and may trial topical &/or systemic antibiotics. ...Read more
I will advise you: To see a doctor and have properly diagnosed before seeking treatment. Once the problem is identified then treatment follows. This is because what you shared with us could be many things ...Read more
Read about it: Http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/beh%c3%a7et's_disease.Get a more detailed answer ›
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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