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What are some of the systemic drugs that have effects on the eye?

What are some of the systemic drugs that have effects on the eye?

Many: There are many drugs that affect the eye. For example, beta-blockers and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors lower the pressure in the eye. Steroids can increase the pressure in the eye and cause cataracts. Chloroquine and its analogs can cause retinal damage. Viagra (sildenafil) causes the vision to be blue and may be related to optic nerve strokes. Google "ocular toxicity of systemic drugs" for more info. ...Read more

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What is the medicine took off the market taken for disniaties that damaged the eye bh destroying the eye mussles?

What is the medicine took off the market taken for disniaties that damaged the eye bh destroying the eye mussles?

Glitazones: There is a class of diabetic drugs called glitazones (e.g. Actos (pioglitazone) and avandia) that have been known to cause vision loss, but not direct muscle damage. The cholesterol lowering drugs called statins have recently been linked to eye muscle issues, but not pulled off the market. Colchicine and Plaquenil have also been linked to temporary muscle inflammation. ...Read more

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How can foreign bodies in the eye be removed?

How can foreign bodies in the eye be removed?

Gets removed: Most ocular foreign bodies are actually "on" the eye, not "in" the eye, and are removed in the office with eyedrop anesthesia. More rarely, a rapidly moving foreign object will penetrate the wall of the eye, cornea or sclera, and ends up inside. In almost all cases, this will need to be urgently removed with a surgical procedure. The prognosis for recovery depends on the nature of the injury. ...Read more

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What are some medicines to improve eye health?

What are some medicines to improve eye health?

Lutein, zeaxanthin: For certain forms of macular degeneration the above nutrients may possibly be helpful. Vitamin a is needed to maintain eye health. So is vitamin d. ...Read more

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Skin at where lashes grow (close by eyecorner) n the eye corner are itch so bad, recurrent itch, tried 10 different medicines from 2ophtamologists, help?

Skin at where lashes grow (close by eyecorner) n the eye corner are itch so bad, recurrent itch, tried 10 different medicines from 2ophtamologists, help?

Blepharitis: It sounds like blepharitis, inflammation of the eyelid. Your body's natural oil builds up on the edge of your eyelid around the lashes. Normal bacteria eat the built up oil and then secrete a toxin which irritates the eyes and eyelids. Hot compresses and removal of the oil through a special cleaning technique called lid scrubs helps. Sometimes antibiotics and flax seed oil are necessary. ...Read more

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What happens when a foreign body gets in the eye?

What happens when a foreign body gets in the eye?

Gets removed: Most ocular foreign bodies are actually "on" the eye, not "in" the eye, and are removed in the office with eyedrop anesthesia. More rarely, a rapidly moving foreign object will penetrate the wall of the eye, cornea or sclera, and ends up inside. In almost all cases, this will need to be urgently removed with a surgical procedure. The prognosis for recovery depends on the nature of the injury. ...Read more

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When you view objects close to the eye, how does the eye focus so close to your eye?

When you view objects close to the eye, how does the eye focus so close to your eye?

Lens in the eye: The eye contains a soft, flexible lens. When you look at something up close, the muscles inside your eye flex and change the shape of the lens. This changes the focus of your eye to near. When you look up into the distance, the muscle relax, and the lens goes back to its original shape and focal point. ...Read more

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What is the best eyedrop that can be used after foreign body instillation into the eye?

What is the best eyedrop that can be used after foreign body instillation into the eye?

Best to have: Foreign body removed which often means a visit to the eye doctor (ophthalmologist) who can see if you damaged your cornea. They can also prescribe antibiotics as necessary. You can use cold water in the mean time to decrease pain and wash away the pain. But your eyesight is not something you could risk losing. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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I heard that some glaucoma medicines can change the eye color. Can someone who is healthy take it?

I heard that some glaucoma medicines can change the eye color. Can someone who is healthy take it?

Take if needed: There is a class of anti-glaucoma drugs which can turn hazel and light brown eyes into a darker color. This has no interaction with the effectveness of the drug to lower eye pressure. If you need the drug to protect your eye for elevated pressure, then don't worry about the color. ...Read more

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I got a foreign particle in my eye and I couldn't take it out. I believe it went to the back of the eye ball. I don't feel it but will it affect me?

I got a foreign particle in my eye and I couldn't take it out. I believe it went to the back of the eye ball. I don't feel it but will it affect me?

Abrasion / infection: This sounds like either a corneal infection, called a corneal ulcer, or a corneal abrasion. A foreign body can cause either, then fall out, leaving the cornea with an infection or an abrasion- a scratch on the cornea. Both can feel like something is in the eye. Go to your eye doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine or supplement for eye health?

What is the best medicine or supplement for eye health?

Many: There are many vitamin supplements for eye health. Most contain a wide variety of vitamins, including anti-oxidant vitamins like lutein. There is no dependable information that one brand is significantly better than another. Commonly used vitamins include centrum silver, ocuvite, and numerous others. These are probably most useful if you have early macular degeneration, or if it runs in the family. ...Read more

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What are the best Antiviral medicine to take to help clear up herpes in the eye?

What are the best Antiviral medicine to take to help clear up herpes in the eye?

See your doctor: Herpes infections in the eye are considered to be very serious and so I think it best to see either your primary doctor or an eye doctor for treatment recommendations
Here is a fact sheet on herpes eye infections
http://patient. Info/health/herpes-simplex-eye-infection ...Read more

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Do medicated eye drops actually absorb into the eye? I put them in&close my eye&its like the medicine run out my eye. Do the eye absorb the medicine?

Do medicated eye drops actually absorb into the eye? I put them in&close my eye&its like the medicine run out my eye. Do the eye absorb the medicine?

Applying eye drops: The proper way to instill eye drops is to wash hands, hold bottle in dominant hand, tilt head back, pull down the lower eyelid, hold bottle over the eye without touching, squeeze bottle and close eyes. The sis sure of the eye can hold only a little amount of eye drops. The rest runs down the face. Keep eye closed for 2 to 3 minutes before putting another eye drop. Yes conjunctiva absorbs drops ...Read more

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Can Prozac (fluoxetine) and the eye medicine timolo be taken together without a interaction problem?

Can Prozac (fluoxetine) and the eye medicine timolo be taken together without a interaction problem?

In general fine: But you are in an age group, where folks get to be sensitive to anticholinergic effects of these two medicines, and it can be subtly additive. So, if you feel your memory, focus, concentration is not quite right, notify your doctor about this, as that is where issues might arise. ...Read more

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What medicine is needed to stop the eye injection - is ganciclovir a good one?

What medicine is needed to stop the eye injection - is ganciclovir a good one?

Gancyclovir Herpes: Gancyclovir is very specific for ocular herpes. If your eyes are red see your eye md, now. ...Read more

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What is the best Antiviral medicine to treat herpes conjunctivitis in the eye? And will my eye ever be white and clear again?

What is the best Antiviral medicine to treat herpes conjunctivitis in the eye? And will my eye ever be white and clear again?

Herpetic conjunctivi: The most common medications used for herpetic conjunctivitis or keratitis are acyclovir and valacyclovir pills. There are also eye drops, like trifluridine that some MDs prescribe, but they are used for a very short time frame. I find the pills to be best. You may be prescribed antibiotic drops to prevent superinfection on top it, but it depends. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Do any of the eye doctors medicines reverse or get rid of papilloedema?

Not from the eyes: Papilledema is a swelling of the optic disc at the back of the eye from cerebral fluid transmitted from a brain with elevated pressure. This cannot be treated from the eyes - only diagnosed. The cause of the pressure must be determined and corrected. Your neurologist is the best for dealing with this. ...Read more

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I have a blind spot (not the usual blind spot) due to high BP of the eye & low damage of the optic nerve, could it be treated by (medicine/surgery)?

I have a blind spot (not the usual blind spot) due to high BP of the eye & low damage of the optic nerve, could it be treated by (medicine/surgery)?

Need to see a Doc: It is difficult to identify a blind spot and distinguish it from the "usual bind spot". Needs to be evaluated with retina and optic nerve examination and find out if any treatment would help. ...Read more

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Do exercises for the eye exist?

Do exercises for the eye exist?

Yes: There is an entire field of optometry dedicated to "vision training." however, eye exercises only help a few specific disorders. ...Read more

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What to do if I got hit in the eye?

Safest bet: Would be to have an eye exam to make sure the eye is otherwise healthy. Symptoms of pain, light sensitivity, decreased vision, redness would make this more urgent. Be well. ...Read more

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How to care for a cut on the whites of the eye?

How to care for a cut on the whites of the eye?

See a doctor: If you indeed have a cut of the surface of the eye, you need to be examined and treated. ...Read more

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Which structures in the eye make sight possible?

The entire eye: Fromr the surface, cornea, to the lenses, the ciliary body, iris, pupil, retina and optic nerve with its intracranial radiations. ...Read more

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Does too much musturbating cause blur in the eye?

Does too much musturbating cause blur in the eye?

Not really: Masturbating causing vision loss is, for the most part, a myth. Very rarely, sexual activity can cause enough blood pressure elevation (e.g. During orgasm) to cause a hemorrhage in the eye, but in such rare cases, vision loss is usually profound, not just blurring. ...Read more

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What does a fatty deposit under the eye feel like?

What does a fatty deposit under the eye feel like?

No feeling: However, you will see a baggy area under the lower eye lid. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I got hit in the eye earlier?

What do you advise if I got hit in the eye earlier?

Eye trauma: We need to check your vision, pupils, angles, lens and retina. Any trauma to the eye needs to be examined for future risk of damage (glaucoma, cataract, etc). Consult with us or visit me in my office. Visionary Ophthalmology One Central Plaza (On Security Lane) 11300 Rockville Pike Suite 1202, Rockville, MD 20852 301-896-0890; fax: (301) 896-0968 ...Read more

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What would the result be of a hard poke to the eye?

What would the result be of a hard poke to the eye?

Internal damage: Hopefully your orbital bones absorbed most of the blow. The eye, if struck, can suffer internal damage : bleeding, lens dislocation, retinal hemorrhage, edema of retina, optic nerve damage, retinal detachment and other problems. See you ophthalmologist for any of these dysfunctions or if you cannot tell. Ice the eye in the meanwhile until you get an evaluation. ...Read more