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Eye traumaic pupilary mydriasis. Pilocarpine eye used pupil got small but vision got blurr what to do ?
Read smallest line: The snellen chart is a graded series of letters or numbers smaller as you go down. The uncorrected vision is the smallest line easily read with each eye. Your ophthalmologist will present you with lenses to improve the level of the smallest line to hopefully get you to 20/20 - the standard of normal. It is a subjective test requiring your active input. ...Read more
Normal field vision test. Dilated optic discs small w/slight asymmetry. Suspicious oct scan. Eye pressure 27. Family history. Suspect for glaucoma?
Yes it can: If the double vision is seen with either eye closed, then it may be caused by a cataract whicfh is affected by ambient lighting. If the double vision is elimitated with covering either eye then this is true diplopia. In some patients, when the eye turns outward ambient light can cause glare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptom: Eye strain is a symptom. There is no " instrument" that measures this. However, if you're having difficulty with your vision and are squinting a lot or are having fatigue as you use your eyes a lot with neat tasks, you need an eye exam to determine if you require glasses. The most common source of "eye strain" is a refractive error which indicates that you may need glasses. At your age presbyopia. ...Read more
I'm ocular hypertensive, iop at base 16 (controlled). Does weightlifting increase eye pressure? What about normal breathing vs valsalva maneuver?
Yes but . .: Weightlifting, breath holding and being upside down will cause an increase in the pressure in the eye temporarily. So also will rubbing the eyes and any other activity which puts actual pressure on the eye. These effects are temporary and your having controlled glaucoma should not be an issue. Pressure has to be elevated for a long time to cause damage. ...Read more
Cranial Nerves: Cranial N II (Optic) subtends vision, III (oculomotor) subtends levator, superior rectus (sup. branch), medial rectus, inferior rectus, inf. oblique & pupillary constriction (inf. branch); IV (trochlear) subtends superior oblique; VI (abducens) subtends lateral rectus; and sympathetics along the arterial pathway subtend pupillary dilation. CN's on the left and right. Nuclei in the brainstem. ...Read more
Would having pupils dilated too often with dilating drops harm your eyes, e.g., destroy the pupils' own ability to contract/relax?
Dilated pupils: all medicine has potential unwanted side effects and should be used according to its prescription. ...Read more