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Doctor insights on: Palpebral Slant Eye

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Can you give me a suggestion on how to enlarge my eye so it doesn't look slanting anymore?

Can you give me a suggestion on how to enlarge my eye so it doesn't look slanting anymore?

No enlargement: What you need is an evaluation of the lids and orbital anatomy. Then determine what needs to be done. If the eye is slanting compared to the other eye, eye lid position can be changed, but requires minor surgery. ...Read more

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Upward slanted eye, other is normal?

Upward slanted eye, other is normal?

Eye muscle surgery: Seek out a strabismus specialist eye surgeon for further evaluation. There is help available. Good luck. ...Read more

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Got my eyes checked.its -1.00.axis left 0.25 and axis rite 0.75. dont know what it means.but i see the floor a little slanted.did i give a wrong test?

Got my eyes checked.its -1.00.axis left 0.25 and axis rite 0.75. dont know what it means.but i see the floor a little slanted.did i give a wrong test?

Eye exam: Lee, the -1.00 is the strength of the lens in Diopters. It is how much the lens bends the light (in or out) to focus it on the back of your eye correctly. The axis has to do with a slight astigmatism you have. Your corneas are not perfect spheres. The axis tells the lens maker to put a little cylinder in your lens at a specific axis to correct your astigmatism. No worries. Hope this helps ...Read more

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Will cheek implants cause my eyes to slant more?

No. : Cheek implants will enhance the cheekbones. Proper placement will not affect the eyes. One surgical approach utilizes lower eyelid incisions to place the cheek implants, which can then allow the ps to tighten and improve the lower eyelid position as this is sutured. But that costs "extra" and would be considered eyelid surgery in addition to cheek implant placement! ...Read more

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I have used more then 1 pillow, I have used ice packs, I have drank more water, what do I do for the watery bags under my eyes, slanted bags?

I have used more then 1 pillow, I have used ice packs, I have drank more water, what do I do for the watery bags under my eyes, slanted bags?

See eye doctor: You need to look beyond the bags, and have your eye doctor (possibly oculoplastics) check and see if it's purely cosmetic, or from subclinical food allergies, that won't be relieved by pillows, ice packs, or drinking water, or your thyroid condition interplaying with this. Let s/he help you sort through your medical history with their slit-lamp examination of your eyes. ...Read more

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Any advice on medication for chronic dry eyed?

Any advice on medication for chronic dry eyed?

Many options...: If you are already using artificial tears 2 or more times daily without relief, you can ask your doctor about restasis, a prescription medication to help produce good tears. You may also try treating the eyelid oil glands that can contribute to dry eye, by using warm compresses, lid scrubs and vitamin supplements with omega 3 fatty acids. Discuss these options with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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