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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Clouding Of The Cornea

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What are some alternate cures for clouding of the corneal lens?

What are some alternate cures for clouding of the corneal lens?

Cornea v. lens: Clouding of the natural lens (cataract) can be surgically correct with removal of the clouded lens and substitution of an intraocular lens. A cloudy cornea, which has many possible causes, can frequenly be improved with certain medications or corneal surgery such as a corneal transplantation. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to clear the sclera of eyes, or by using specific eye drops? Are there any clear colored contacts for the sclera of eyes?

Is there a natural way to clear the sclera of eyes, or by using specific eye drops? Are there any clear colored contacts for the sclera of eyes?

Please re-state ??: Clear the sclera of what ? To get the most from this site you need to provide enough background information to provide an adequate foundation for your question. You have not provided any description of what it is you want to clear. You are welcome to start over.Questions are not linked on the site & go out at random. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for floaters in the eye?

What are the treatments for floaters in the eye?

Floaters are a Pain: While floaters may be a true aggravation, they are not something that your eye physician will get too concerned about, after checking for retinal tears. Floaters commonly occur in people with myopia -see well close up, but poorly for objects far away. When they first appear, they are more annoying, especially while reading, as they dance repeatedly back and forth in the same area of one's vision. ...Read more

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Which is the best eye drop for removing redness in the eyes?

Which is the best eye drop for removing redness in the eyes?

Artificial tears: Artificial tears are lubricants that make the eyes feel better and look better. Unlike "get the red out" drops or allergy drops, they can be used frequently and safely. ...Read more

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Are there any over the counter remedies for a white spot on the iris of the eye?

Are there any over the counter remedies for a white spot on the iris of the eye?

Spot on iris?: The iris is inside the eye and surface anatomical aspects will not be affected by anything you do. But the spot, if new, might be a corneal ulcer which will look superimposed on the iris. This needs treatment so if this is the case, especially if the eye is red and/or painful, then see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What are the types of cataract in the eyes?

What are the types of cataract in the eyes?

Multiple: A cataract is a change in the transparency of the natural lens of the eye. A few appear at birth, some from chronic or inherited disease, some from trauma or chemotherapy and most later in life. They can diffusely affect transparency, others occur in a single layer and some cause changes in various layers. If you have one your ophthalmologist can tell you which type and advise treatment. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for floaters in the eye at 40?

What are the treatments for floaters in the eye at 40?

Floaters: Most common it is recommended to have an immediate exam when they first occur to rule out retinal detachment. If there are only floaters, then wait a year and if they are still symptomatic then consider a vitrectomy to remove the vitreous and floaters. There is not much information and acceptance on using a yag laser to treat them, do internet search if you want more on yag. I do not recommend. ...Read more

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For eyes, is the "axis" on the eye prescription different from the "axial length" of the eye?

For eyes, is the "axis" on the eye prescription different from the "axial length" of the eye?

Axial length & Axis: The axial length of the eye is the distance between the anterior and posterior poles of the eye. The Axis is a number which anywhere between 0 and 180 degrees which reveals the orientation of an astigmatism. ...Read more

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How can the curved cornea and lens of the human eye affect the light entering the eye?

How can  the curved cornea and lens of the human eye affect the light entering the eye?

Focusing: The cornea and the lens are actually both types of lenses that focus the light coming into the eye. The cornea has about 40 diopters of focusing power and the lens 20 diopters. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for a detached retina on the lower part of the eye?

What are treatment options for a detached retina on the lower part of the eye?

Surgery: When the retinal layer peels away from the eye wall (like wall paper), it is detached. When the retina separates like this vision is impaired. Depending on the location and size of the detachment, it can be treated with an in office procedure, called pneumatic retinopexy, or it can be done in the or with vitrectomy and or scleral buckle. Gas or oil may also be used. ...Read more

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Are eye melanomas more common in the iris or the white part of the eye?

Are eye melanomas more common in the iris or the white part of the eye?

Neither: they are in the back of the eye in the retina. This is not an area that is easily seen. ...Read more

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What is the function of iris for human eye?

What is the function of iris for human eye?

As an aperture: The main function of the iris is to regulate how much light enters the eye, much like the aperture of a camera. It also drains a small amount of aqueous humor, and likely has some other cellular functions that have not been well characterized. ...Read more

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What are the causes of the iris of the eye to turn yellow?

What are the causes of the iris of the eye to turn yellow?

Depends: Are saying the actual iris inside the eye? Or the tissue around the iris on the surface of the eye. The iris is fixed in color and will not change unless there is severe internal inflammation or actual trauma. Yellowing around the iris can be a sign of hepatitis or other liver diseases. Check with your family doctor to evaluate this. ...Read more

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If myopia is the root cause of many eye diseases (tears, detachments), then are there ways to fix myopia (elongation of the globe)?

Not really: Attempts of various sorts have been tried to re-inforce the globe and apply drops and systemic medication to limit the growth. All of these have failed. Your best bet is to get frequent examinations to ward off any problems or damages. ...Read more

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What abnormalities of the lens of the eye are there?

What abnormalities of the lens of the eye are there?

It varies: This is a difficult question because there are many things which can happen to the lens of the eye. Also it depends on if the question relates to birth defects or acquired issues in the lens of the eye. The eye is very complex and there is not enough space to write about all the lens problems that could exist; however, cataracts are the most common by far. ...Read more

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What is the name of the eye drop anesthetic that optometrist use to check for glaucoma ?

What is the name of the eye drop anesthetic that optometrist use to check for glaucoma ?

Topical anesthetic : Commonly used to "numb" the eye prior to applanation tonometry are: proparacaine, tetracaine, ; benoxinate. The first two need an addition of a flourescein strip to color the drop, whereas the latter, the flourescein is already in the bottle. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for eye trauma resulting in floater?

What is the best treatment for eye trauma resulting in floater?

See eye md: Eye trauma causing a new floater should be examined by an ophthalmologist for possible retinal damage. Make an appointment soon. ...Read more

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What to do if I had laser surgery to eliminate "clouding" behind an iol. have had eye pain since. was the laser treatment the source of the eye pain?

What to do if I had laser surgery to eliminate "clouding" behind an iol. have had eye pain since. was the laser treatment the source of the eye pain?

Rarely, the laser: can cause inflammation in the eye and cause light sensitivity and eye pain. It is best to check back with your eye doctor that performed the laser and they can check to see if there is any inflammation that needs to be treated. ...Read more

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Is there a remedy for micro cornea?

No: Unfortunately there is no cure for micro cornea. Often this is associated with congenital cataracts and part of congenital syndromes with varying degrees of maldevelopment of the eye. In the best scenario, microcornea with a uncomplicated cataract extraction will often yield good visual results. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a scratch on the cornea?

What is the best treatment for a scratch on the cornea?

See ophthalmologist: Corneal scratches are quite painful. They can rarely get infected if the agent causing the scratch was contaminated. However tears are very anti-bacterial which helps. Treatment includes topical moisturizers, a therapeutic contact lens in some cases and anti-pain medication if needed. Uncomplicated scratches develop a new skin in 24 hours typically. If longer, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Any home remedy for a scratched cornea?

Any home remedy for a scratched cornea?

Saline & Patch: You can use Normal Saline eye drops (not visine) and cover the eye to llimit the use. If it is still painful in the morning, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for a scratched cornea?

Antibiotics: A scratched cornea will generally heal nicely without a problem but antibiotic eye drops are recommended to prevent a secondary infection. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cornea inflammation?

What is the best treatment for cornea inflammation?

Topical steroids: Inflammation is typically treated with steroid eye drops such as durezol, (difluprednate) pred forte, or lotemax. Just as important is knowing the cause of the inflammation so that the underlying problem can be treated. Inflammation is a common response to some type of insult or disease. Steroids can have serious side effects and are usually used for a limited time. Treating the underlying cause is critical. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for a scratch on the cornea?

See an eye doctor!: They will see how deep and long/big it is, and treat it based on size and pain level too. The cornea is very sensitive to pain. They may use a contact lens bandage or an eye patch depending on what's needed, along with specific eye drops needed. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best treatment for a scratch on the cornea?

Scratch on cornea: Patients should see a doctor for treatment of a corneal scratch. Even a small scratch can become infected and lead to vision loss. Antibiotic drops or ointments are generally called for. In some cases, patching or bandage contact lenses may be used to assist healing. ...Read more

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Does 'laser iridotomy' in glaucoma treatment damages cornea?

Does 'laser iridotomy' in glaucoma treatment damages cornea?

No: No this procedure should not damage the cornea but can cause some short term irritation of the cornea. ...Read more

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Clear round spot or bump on cornea directly on cornea can't take pic, no pain or symptoms except tearing occasionally, is it serious, what treatment?

Clear round spot or bump on cornea directly on cornea can't take pic, no pain or symptoms except tearing occasionally, is it serious, what treatment?

Cornea bump: A pterygium is a benign growth on the white of the eye(conjunctiva) and may encroach on the corneal surface. I feel it's important to have an examination by an ophthalmologist for advice regarding diagnosis and any advisable treatment. ...Read more

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I have poor eyesight of about -7, and my cornea thickness is 535. What should I do to cure my eyes? Any treatment or surgery?

No Disease: You are a 7 diopter myope and i assume that yiur vision is correctable to normal levels with glasses. Your options include wearing glasses, wearing contact lenses or refractive surgery. Your cornea is of normal thickness and should not impose a deterrent to refractive surgery. ...Read more

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When I was 13-years-old, I had two eye cornea transplants. Now that I'm older, are there other treatment options for my eyes?

Depends: if the second corneal transplant was successful and is clear, allowing good vision, then nothing need be done . If the graft is rejecting, the eye will lose clarity and become red and irritated. The most likely treatment option at this stage would be the need for topical eyedrops administered by a corneal specialist to treat graft rejection. ...Read more

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6y child has viral eye infection which cause injurey in his cornea, what is the period of treatment and does it cause any impariement in his vision?

6y child has viral eye infection which cause injurey in his cornea, what is the period of treatment and does it cause any impariement in his vision?

Keratitis: Depends. Viral eye infections can be benign and self limiting to very severe requiring intensive treatment. If your child's cornea is involved, then depending on the type of virus, the treatment may take several weeks to months to resolve. In this infectious process there is a certain amount of inflammation that is likely being treated to help decrease corneal scarring. Scarring can affect vision. ...Read more

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My mother is diabetic her vision is grtting blurred doctor says she's having bleeding behind her cornea.can any treatment save her eye sight?

My mother is diabetic her vision is grtting blurred doctor says she's having bleeding behind her cornea.can any treatment save her eye sight?

Laser eye surgery: Bleeding in the eye could be retinal hemorrhages or vitreous hemorrhage which itself does not cause permanent vision loss. For your grandma to have blurry vision it is caused by macular edema or ischemia. Laser eye surgery may help. Talk to an ophthalmologist. Optimal blood glucose control is key to prevent further damage ...Read more

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Is corneal transplant the right treatment for me i suffered a traumatic work accident earlier this year and have scarring of the cornea. My vision is a little blurry. I don't think it is severe enough and my eye doctor did not mention anything about corne

Is corneal transplant the right treatment for me i suffered a traumatic work accident earlier this year and have scarring of the cornea. My vision is a little blurry. I don't think it is severe enough and my eye doctor did not mention anything about corne

Difficult to say: Your eye doctor should know for sure and be able to advise you best. Other less invasive options may also be considered, including a rigid gas-permeable contact lens (rgp) and laser surgery to remove superficial scar tissue (ptk). Luckily, it sounds likely maybe none of these options are necessary. Maybe all you need is a change in your glasses! ...Read more

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Is corneal transplant the right treatment for me i suffered a traumatic work accident earlier this year and have scarring of the cornea. My vision is a little blurry. I don't think it is severe enough and my eye doctor did not mention anything about corne

Is corneal transplant the right treatment for me i suffered a traumatic work accident earlier this year and have scarring of the cornea. My vision is a little blurry. I don't think it is severe enough and my eye doctor did not mention anything about corne

A : A corneal transplant is a procedure that should be performed only when indicated. A corneal transplant would be indicated when the procedure can be presumed to provide a significant benefit, the risks exceed the benefits, and other less risky measures to improve vision have failed. In your case, a transplant may have a significant benefit. But all procedures include risks and benefits. Risks of a corneal transplant include vision loss, graft failure, graft rejection, among others. Additionally, a corneal transplant requires extensive post-op care and follow-up. The decision to proceed with a corneal transplant requires careful deliberation after a discussion with your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Lattice corneal dystrophy treatment for what?

Lattice dystrophy Tx: Treatment for lattice dystrophy includes close followup with an eye doctor to monitor vision and to treat associates corneal disease (deposits, recurrent erosions, etc). ...Read more