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Protein Build Up In Eye
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the solution renu for sensitive eyes , do we need a seperate enzymatic cleaner to remove protein from contact lenses? Or does is it included in it
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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