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Can the IPhone 6 flashlight harm my eyes ? Didn't realize the flashlight was on. I looked directly into it by mistake really closely. If so temporary?
No harm: This light is neither intense enough nor focused enough to cause any harm with the glance you described or even a longer look. ...Read more
One kid having squinting left eyes some time when she tries to see far. If observed closely squinting is not noticable at all. Does this can be treated and how.Please advice?
I have a few tiny brown spots on colored part of my eye. Asked eye dr if they were lisch nodules and she looked
Closely with slit lamp and said no. ?
How dare she?: You are surprised that she said no? Then I would let her know that you have type 1 peripheral Von Recklinghousen.'s disease and lisch nodules are your finding. Best wishes. ...Read more
2 months after chalazion eye surgery & if i look closely at the eyelid looks bigger than the other & when i touch it there's nothing is it normal?
Possible residual: Chalazion surgery approach removes the major cyst from the lid from the inside. Sometimes there is a small sort of satellite cyst near the major one which can be unrecognized at the time of primary removal. When all heals this can then be felt. Check with the ophthalmologist who removed yours and see if this is the case. ...Read more
Balance and eyes: There are 3 systems that provide our brain with information in order to keep our balance: inner ear, vision, and sensation from our feet. A person needs two of the three to be working well to keep balance. Many diabetics fall at night because of poor visibility and poor sensation in their feet. Our eyes provide visual input to the brain about our position. ...Read more
No: Lengthy tv or computer monitor viewing can be tiring and drying but is not hazardous. You are far more likely to be damaged by the content of what you are viewing. ...Read more
Physiologic symptom: This may a normal physiologic symptom, however, you should see a retinal specialist to rule out retinovitreous pathology. ...Read more
Harmful effect tv: Although there is no proof that sitting too close to tv screen or computer screen causes any harm.There is still a consensus of opinion that the inrease rate of myopia seen these days where the distant images are blurred is probabely caused by sitting too close to the tv screen.The children should be insructed to sit more then an arms length from the screen, tv viewing time should be limited. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Afterimage: This is called an entopic phenomenon. An example is when you can see floaters, or your own blood vessels when staring at bright light thru eyes closed. The cells in retina are excited after a flash of lightning that they continue to send message to brain. Kinda like when you burn your hand, feels hot even seconds later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Afterimage: You are describing an afterimage. This is caused by the biochemical change in the retinal cells when the amount of light changes suddenly. ...Read more
Light flash phenomen: This may represent a physiological retinal phenomenon, but if it is giving you concern you should seek a retinal consultation to verify that you have no retinal pathology of concern. ...Read more
Use artificial tears: And see an ophthalmologist for a complete exam. Could conceivably be due to the antihistamines you indicated you are taking, but still need exam. ...Read more
When I close my eyes and squeeze them, then when I open them again, I get clear vision. Why is this?
Possible dry eyes: The most common reason why people can have vision that blurs in and out is dry eye. While the eye is open, the tears evaporate, drying out the cornea surface and blurring the vision. Squeezing the eyes closeed causes a slight tearing response which lubricates the cornea, smoothing its surface and improving the vision. An easier way to achieve this is to use artificial tears 3-4 times per day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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