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How can tumor on the optic nerve be treated? Is surgery the only option? Any medication needs to be taken?

How can tumor on the optic nerve be treated? Is surgery the only option? Any medication needs to be taken?

Seek Oncologist: It is difficult to give you a simple answer. Cancer can be treated with surgery (where possible, without losing function) or Radiotherapy. Only an eye specialist (Ophthalmologist) can guide you further. A team of an oncologist and Ophthalmologist together can help this patient. ...Read more

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Is the medication gabapention effective for nystagmus (infantile. Congenital) I have optic nerve hypoplasia OD. And my other eye has nystagmus.

Is the medication gabapention effective for nystagmus (infantile. Congenital) I have optic nerve hypoplasia OD. And my other eye has nystagmus.

Expert opinion: After examination and testing, advice on this platform might not be ideal, please get checked by neurology and ophthalmology, and probably ENT, good luck ...Read more

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After one month of taking erythromycin for acne my face is getting worse. What should I do? Is this normal for this drug to act I have struggled with acne forever. I've tried other medication. Minocycline worked for two years then caused my optic nerves to

After one month of taking erythromycin for acne my face is getting worse. What should I do? Is this normal for this drug to act I have struggled with acne forever. I've tried other medication. Minocycline worked for two years then caused my optic nerves to

I: I would follow up with your dermatologist to discuss other options if you don't see improvement (it can take 4 to 8 weeks for improvement). There are other antibiotics and oral and topical medications that can help (depends on the type, location, severity of acne which might be most appropriate for you). Read about acne treatment options at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can a chronic long standing sinus infection cause optic nerve damage? X-ray shows fluid line in eye socket. Problem for years. No medication helps.

Can a chronic long standing sinus infection cause optic nerve damage? X-ray shows fluid line in eye socket. Problem for years. No medication helps.

You need to: Consult with an ENT specialist. You might need surgical correction if you have failed optimum medical treatment. ...Read more

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Is lis in optic a safe drug for high blood pressure?

Is lis in optic a safe drug for high blood pressure?

Lisinopril?: If lisinopril, yes it is safe for the eye. It can though dry the eyes. ...Read more

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Are eye pressure medications effective

Are eye pressure medications effective

Generally so: All anti-glaucoma medications have been thorougly tested and will lower the eye pressure in most cases. Sometimes more than one is needed at a time and in a few cases the pressure does not respond well and so laser and operative surgery is done. ...Read more

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What's the best medication on gloucoma of the eye after a sucessfull surgry?

What's the best medication on gloucoma of the eye after a sucessfull surgry?

It all depends: If glaucoma surgery is successful, medication may not be necessary. There are several good choices out there, and each has benefits and drawbacks depending on the patient. Your eye doctor should be able to discuss the different medications that you may need, and whether you need medication at all. ...Read more

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Is there a medication that will change eye color?

Is there a medication that will change eye color?

Yes: Prostaglandin inhibitors, used to treat glaucoma, can cause hazel and brownish eyes to darken. There is no way to lighten eye color with medication or surgery. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not want my wife to take a medication that will change her eye color?

What to do if I do not want my wife to take a medication that will change her eye color?

Why?: The only medication which I know of which can change eye color is the prostaglandin medication used to treat glaucoma. If she needs glaucoma treated, then that is a priority. Color will only change if the original color is hazel to light brown which can then be darkened by these drugs. I suspect your wifes eyes are beautiful whatever the color. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not want my wife to take a medication that will change her eye color to brown?

What to do if I do not want my wife to take a medication that will change her eye color to brown?

Ask doc for another: Only a certain class of drops will change eye color. Usually used for managing eye pressure. There are other choices that don't have that side effect. Talk to her doc about those choices ...Read more

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My eyes feel strange. One eye feels like it is open more than the other. Could it be my medications?

My eyes feel strange. One eye feels like it is open more than the other. Could it be my medications?

One eye open more: It is possible your medications can due this depending on what they are. It would be wise to have your thyroid gland evaluated since and overacting gland (hyperthyroidism) is the most commonest cause for one eye being open more widely. ...Read more

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What medications use on a dry eye?

What medications use on a dry eye?

Depends on type: Dry eye disease can have many causes: evaporative from meibomian gland dysfunction, aueous deficiency due to estrogen reduction or diety factors. Environemntal causes. Pharmacologic causes. Various disease states. Treatment is often customized to your type of disease. Get an exam. ...Read more

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The most effective medication for my eye allergies is?

The most effective medication for my eye allergies is?

Pataday: I like pataday. Also Bepreve (bepotastine besilate) and lastacaft- all very similar. ...Read more

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How can I fix an eye allergy without taking medications?

How can I fix an eye allergy without taking medications?

Washing and rinsing: If your reaction is due to cosmetics, washing off the offending agent right away can help. If it is due to airborne allergens coming in contact with the eye, flushing with water can help rinse things out. You can use cool compresses to settle the irritation and inflammation down. ...Read more

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Eye and head pain from Diplopia? Any non pain medication useful?

Eye and head pain from Diplopia? Any non pain medication useful?

Close your eyes/rest: Diplopia can cause headaches, but can be a symptom of a more serious problem. If this is new/sudden onset, an ER visit is recommended. If this is chronic, you should have an evaluation be an ophtalomogist. Diplopia is never a normal situation and always should have a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Ideas? What medications can change eye color?

Ideas? What medications can change eye color?

There are no: Medications that change the eye color. Why not use color contacts? ...Read more

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Am having headach with eye pain. What medication can I take?

Am having headach with eye pain. What medication can I take?

Headache: It is safe to take any of the over-the-counter pain medications like acetaminophen, Ibuprofen or naproxen. If you continue to have problems, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I need some sort of medication for the scratch in my eye, no type of over the counter drops are working?

I need some sort of medication for the scratch in my eye, no type of over the counter drops are working?

Corneal infection?: Some apparent eye scratches are actually infections that require antibiotic eyedrops by prescription. You need to see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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What are common eye medications for dry eyes?

What are common eye medications for dry eyes?

Restasis, tears: There are many medications for dry eyes depending on cause. See "Lid Hygiene" [email protected] Com for all the treatment options in the US on 1 page. ...Read more

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Are there any medications or eye drops that improve astigmatism?

Are there any medications or eye drops that improve astigmatism?

No: Astigmatism results from asymmetric curvature of the cornea. Influenced by variety of factors, including size and shape of the eyeball, position of eyelids, bone structure around eye, age, stiffness of cornea, use of contact lenses, even excessive eye rubbing or pressure on the eyeball at night from sleeping face down. Usually vision correctable w glasses, contacts or lasik. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter medication treats pink eye?

What over-the-counter medication treats pink eye?

Bacterial--none: If the "pink eye" is bacterial an antibiotic is needed. If the eye is "pink" from an allergy, otc opcon a is a good choice. ...Read more

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What are the best medications for treating pink eye?

What are the best medications for treating pink eye?

The best med: For your conjunctivitis is likely the one Rx'd by your personal physician, who has the advantage of examining you and knowing your medical history. ...Read more

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What kind of medication can you take for eye floaters?

What kind of medication can you take for eye floaters?

None I'm aware of.: Floaters are these small concretions that float about the vitreous fluid of the globe of the eye; they are quite common, some people are not aware they have them, but there are times quite noticeable when they float in front of the macula or the area of the retina where sight is focused. ...Read more

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How long eye allergies last if you're taking medication?

How long eye allergies last if you're taking medication?

Eye allergy: Some people will have eye allergies only for a particular season, such as spring or fall. Others will have allergies all year round. ...Read more

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Please explain how to treat a pink eye without medication?

Please explain how to treat a pink eye without medication?

Wait: Viral infection which causes pink eye run their course over 7 days. There is no specific cure. Only adjunctive supportive therapy is advocated. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of eye bags without any formula or medication?

How do you get rid of eye bags without any formula or medication?

Various treatments: As we age, our eyelid skin thins and the fat surrounding the eyes bulge forward. The most common types of "bags" under the eyes are related to either too much fat bulging forward or too much redundant skin in the lower eyelid. The surgical approach depends on which of these is the culprit and thus a consultation with an ophthalmologist will help you decide how best to proceed. ...Read more

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Where do I go to find most common cure for pink eye home remedies, medications, etc?

Where do I go to find most common cure for pink eye home remedies, medications, etc?

Pink eye treatment: Pink eye treatment depends on the cause of the problem. You should go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Should I trust this remedy? It says homeopathic eye drops, but the ingredients look like medications!

Should I trust this remedy? It says homeopathic eye drops, but the ingredients look like medications!

Be careful: Some labels say "homeopathic" because of dilutions in manufacturing. But these products may not be "homeopathic" to your case -- meaning, individualized specifically to the symptoms that you have. Thus these would not be likely to help you at a deep level -- although the substances in them may be dilute enough not to "harm" you. Most true homeopathic remedies come from substances found in nature. ...Read more

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The left eye power dropped to 6/18 suddenly with dizziness in sometimes. What is the cause and medication?

The left eye power dropped to 6/18 suddenly with dizziness in sometimes. What is the cause and medication?

See UR Dr.: Acute changes in senses especially vision require more careful and through evaluations, please see your doctor asap for that. ...Read more