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Last night in dark & when eyes closed i had an occasional white strobe light go across my eyes?

Last night in dark & when eyes closed i had an occasional white strobe light go across my eyes?

Flashes?: We call such symptoms flashes and recommend an eye examination. It is usually associated with a vitreous detachment, which in turn can lead in uncommon cases to retinal tears and detachment. New onset flashes are a reason for an urgent eye exam. ...Read more

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If I swayed while eyes closed during a Rombergs test does it mean I have a vestibular problem?

If I swayed while eyes closed during a Rombergs test does it mean I have a vestibular problem?

Possibly: Depending on eyes open or eyes closed, and depending on how much you swayed and how long it took you to sway, it is possible that you could have central vestibular problems, particularly involving the cerebellum. You must seen a neurologist for a thorough exam. ...Read more

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I have a strong headache and my eyes feel like they're going crossed when my eyes are closed. What could be the problem?

I have a strong headache and my eyes feel like they're going crossed when my eyes are closed. What could be the problem?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Occasional flashing blind spots in eyes and i see flashing when my eyes are closed. What is causing this?

Occasional flashing blind spots in eyes and i see flashing when my eyes are closed. What is causing this?

Flashing lights: Flashing lights in the eyes with the lights out cound be a sign of retinal issues (tears, breaks, or detachment), migraine headache related, or other issues. You need to see an eye doctor as soon as possible for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Hello, my son has started having occasional problem of swollen left eye lid when he wakes up in the morning.. happens once in week n returns normal?

Hello, my son has started having occasional problem of swollen left eye lid when he wakes up in the morning.. happens once in week n returns normal?

Mgt: This may represent a number of conditions including an allergic reaction, insect bite, infection etc. I would recommend changing the pillow and sheets. He should be seen by your PCP for further management. ...Read more

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I used to read with one of my eye closed. I'm having a problem nw that the chinese called it the "lazy eye" how am i suppose to do i'm 25years old.

I used to read with one of my eye closed. I'm having a problem nw that the chinese called it the "lazy eye" how am i suppose to do i'm 25years old.

Need exam: Many people with poor vision in one eye or misaligned eyes, close one eye to see better. You need an eye examination to determine what specific problem you have and to develop a plan for management. Be sure to see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What causes difficulty focusing my eyes?

What causes difficulty focusing my eyes?

Dryness: Most often, difficulty focusing from time to time is due to dryness, which causes changes in the smoothness of the front of the eye. On the other hand, if you are over 40, and the difficulty is with reading, then it is presbyopia, an aging change. Check out this webpage for more info http://www.2020vision.Com/monovision.Html. ...Read more

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Is there any medical term to describe "difficulty in fantasizing things" means when we close eyes and reminds past memories.

Is there any medical term to describe "difficulty in fantasizing things" means when we close eyes and reminds past memories.

Hope more reply too: There could be various reasons for such a difficulty, but in psychotherapy some might call it resistance or defensiveness. Some forms of brain damage could result in such a problem too. It's also possible that some may never develop the skill at all due to intellectual deficits or cultural values. Borderline trauma at Piaget's stage VI can do it. ...Read more

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I have difficulty stop blinking, in the morning it's ok my eyes don't hurt, then the blinking starts and by 6.30 pm I have a really bad headache?

I have difficulty stop blinking, in the morning it's ok my eyes don't hurt, then the blinking starts and by 6.30 pm I have a really bad headache?

Eye drops, Botox: One possibility is that you have dry eyes, which is more common in the winter with dry air, in which case eye drops will help. The second, more likely possibility is blepharospasm (look it up), which is treated with botox, usually by a neurologist. Botox will also help your headaches. ...Read more