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One Eye Dry
Had a sinus infection, antibiotics didn't work well. By the evening one eye gets dry and starts to bulge along with oder. Infection the reason?
Uncomfortable sympto: See your ophthalmologist right away. A bulging eye with odorous discharge speaks of infection, and the bulging may be due to an abscess. I presume your treating doctor diagnosed your sinus infection and may have obtained a ct scan of your sinuses. If you are having increased pain, any double vision or change of vision, go to er department right away. ...Read more
Mostly anatomical: Dry eye is very common, but differences between the eyes less so. One eye may have an incomplete blink pattern or the opening between the lids may be wider leading to exposure. Eyelid problems may worsen one side. There may be partial blockage of tear drainage on one side which would help to moisturize that side. There may be decreased tearing on one side in a condition called horner’s syndrome. ...Read more
Fairly common: It's not uncommon to have dry eyes after lasik surgery, and it is not uncommon for one eye to be drier than the other! It may not have been apparent prior to the lasik however! Some people find relief taking omega 3 Fatty acids to help lubricate the eyes and also use artificial tears when your eyes get dry. Just don't rub them! Call your Dr and ask if he has any other recommendations for you. ...Read more
I seem to wake up with a pink/bloodshot , right eye, about 2 times a week. It is only one eye. It feels dry and swollen. What could it be?
Eye bothering me for one week stye there yesterday gone now but under eye swollen and pain in lid and under eye dry on outside corner what should I do?
Which one is best medicine between protagenta from cendo minidose or restasis for dry eyes ? My muscle eye contraction continusly, what should I do ?
Dry eyes.How long can preservative free eye drop vial be used? Leaflet says discard after one time use. Some doc say 1 day, some say save for 48 hrs.
I have dry eyes, the color of my irises have been getting lighter, and I have thick saliva which is making me sick. My symptoms are: dry eyes, one that has redness spots toward the bottom which will not go away. A lot of eye crust when i wake up in the mo
You : You have a wide variety of symptoms and i'm not sure that they are all related. Dry eys are common and simple otc artificial tears may do the trick. I encourage you to see your primary care doctor as soon as possible to be evaluated for your other symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Explain how sodium chloride treats anterior basement membrane dystrophy. I also have severe dry eyes and blurred vision in one eye.
Dehydration: Because the ABMD has faulty epithelium to basement membrane adherence, the hypertonic NaCl draws out water from the corneal epithelium so as to keep it from loosing its tight contact to the underlying basement membrane. This in turn helps to lessen the symptoms of pain when the epithelium lifts off. ...Read more
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