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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Ophthalmoplegia (Overview)

Ophthalmoplegia = paralysis of ocular muscles.


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Whats internal ophthalmoplegia ?

Whats internal ophthalmoplegia ?

Nerve damage: Internal ophthalmoplegia refers to paralysis of certain structures inside the eye involved in constriction of the pupil and accomodation (change of focus). ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
8 doctors shared insights

Ophthalmoplegia (Overview)

Ophthalmoplegia = paralysis of ocular muscles.


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What is the best treatment for external ophthalmoplegia?

What is the best treatment for external ophthalmoplegia?

External ophtlamopla: Unfortunately there is no treatment available if it is genetic. If is acquired sometimes eyelid and/or eye muscle surgery may be possible. ...Read more

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Whats internal ophthalmoplegia ?

Nerve damage: Internal ophthalmoplegia refers to paralysis of certain structures inside the eye involved in constriction of the pupil and accomodation (change of focus). ...Read more

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Internal ophthalmoplegia is what?

Internal ophthalmoplegia is what?

Eye movement disorde: I think you mean internuclear ophthalmoplegia (ino). This is a disorder of eye movement in which one eye cannot move completely to the midline. This usually results in double vision and jerky eye movements with far horizontal gaze. Ino is caused by a lesion in the brain area known as the medial logituinal fasciculus (mlf). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for external ophthalmoplegia?

External ophtlamopla: Unfortunately there is no treatment available if it is genetic. If is acquired sometimes eyelid and/or eye muscle surgery may be possible. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Silverberg
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Eye Muscle Paralysis (Definition)

Eye muscle paralysis is a clinical finding in which a set of eye muscles are not entirely functional, resulting in either areas that a person cannot visualize ...Read more