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Doctor insights on: Protein Build Up In Eye

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I am curious if contacts build protein, how does lasik eye surgery work?

The 2 are not relate: Contacts do not build protein. Perhaps you meant that protein deposits can build up on contacts and decrease their comfort and safety. Lasik surgery is unrelated to contacts and works by reshaping the cornea of your eye to correct your prescription. ...Read more

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Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


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Eye vision problem of seeing flying objects probably protein. Any cure.

Eye vision problem of seeing flying objects probably protein. Any cure.

Vitreous floater: You most probably have a vitreous floater. The clear gel that fills eyeball is normally attached to all parts of the inside of the eye. As we get older it can become more liquid (watery) and detaches from the back of the retina causing your "dirt" floater. This can also reult in a retinal tear or detachment you should see your eye doctor to check the retina for this or hemorrhage (blood). ...Read more

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Can acupuncture and Chinese herbs get rid or help eye floaters since they help treat the proteins?

Ocular floaters: are composed mainly of protein that are part of the vitreous gel inside of the eye. Currently the main treatments for these are either a vitrectomy (surgery) to remove the vitreous gel from inside the eye, or laser treatment (YAG laser) called vitreolysis. These are proven methods and have worked well for certain patients. Unfortunately, there is no other medically proven treatment at this time. ...Read more

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My sister has probable endometriosis, chronic sinus congestion, tonsil stones, atrophy in one eye, now blood and protein in urine. What could be the cause?

My sister has probable endometriosis, chronic sinus congestion, tonsil stones, atrophy in one eye, now blood and protein in urine. What could be the cause?

Unrelated: Don't look for a single cause. Endometriosis is extremely common, as are sinus troubles. A person can learn to remove their own tonsilloliths. Blood and protein in the urine in a woman are often contaminants but a cause should be sought. It's a waste of time to try to connect these. I'm glad you care for her and trust these concerns can all be addressed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have headaches everyday, very dry irritated eyes and really bad itchy skin, had blood test and all that was high was alk phos and total protein, ?

I have headaches everyday, very dry irritated eyes and really bad itchy skin, had blood test and all that was high was alk phos and total protein, ?

Dry eye: The dry eye component can also lead to headache. An eye exam can help determine how bad the dryness is, if there are any associated or aggravating factors like blepharitis, sjogren's syndrome, or allergy. Treatment can range from otc artificial tears to gel drops and ointments to restasis. ...Read more

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Itchy watery eyes after eating power bars or protein shakes?

Itchy watery eyes after eating power bars or protein shakes?

Allergies : Looks like you're allergic to one of the ingredients in the power bars. Try different brand or different formulation. Do not keep eating the bars that are causing the symptoms. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a way to build viterous fluid in eye to raise to normal level?

Please let me know if there is a way to build viterous fluid in eye to raise to normal level?

Vitreous: Gel does not reform if removed. But the eye continuously creates liquid aqeuous that will replace the missing vitreous if need be. This is so that the eye maintains a normal pressure and form. Take care. ...Read more

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Scratch in eye?

What is cause: Most scratches of the eye have an incident which can be identified as causing it - such as fingernails, branch of a tree, etc. These are generally quite painful but most heal well and quickly with no consequences. If you know the cause and the pain lasts more than 2 days then see an ophthalmologist. If the abrasion occurred spontaneously than you might have it evaluated right away. ...Read more

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