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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Unequal Eyes

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Can there be a permanent remedy for lazy eye?

Can there be a permanent remedy for lazy eye?

Depends: Depends on what you mean by lazy eye. We (pediatric ophthalmologists) have abandoned that term as it can mean reduced vision (amblyopia), mis-aligned eyes (strabismus), droopy eyelids (ptosis) to name a few. Please be specific as to what you mean by "lazy eye". ...Read more

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Remedies for pink eye?

Remedies for pink eye?

Pink eye treatment: It depends on the cause. It could be an infection, tired eyes or even dry eyes. Consult with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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My eyes are yellowish. is there any best way to whiten eye?.Eye drops or other treatments?

My eyes are yellowish. is there any best way to whiten eye?.Eye drops or other treatments?

Eyes: You need to see if theres an underlying cause such as liver issues. See your PCP to check it out ...Read more

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I am 28 year old with minor squint eyes , is there remedy for squint eye or any kind of excercise?

I am 28 year old with minor squint eyes , is there remedy for squint eye or any kind of excercise?

Depends: Are you seeing double? Do you have to occlude one eye? If this is something that started in childhood, then one eye is suppressed and doubling will not occur. If it is of recent onset, then you should see an ophthalmologist to see what has changed - particularly if there is redness, pain or swelling or the vision has changed. ...Read more

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Are there natural remedies for itchy eyes?

Are there natural remedies for itchy eyes?

Inside or out: Using moisturizing drops to rinse away irritants would be helpful. Aloe vera gel applied carefully on the eyelids would help eyelid itching (don't get let it get in the eye). Herbal supplement with stinging nettles and cinnamon have been helpful for control of itching from allergies. ...Read more

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What are the best OTC eye drops for red eyes?

What are the best OTC eye drops for red eyes?

See your eye doctor.: Better to see your eye doctor to determine the cause of the red eye prior to resorting to an over the counter (otc) drop for red eyes. You may require a prescription medication. In my opinion, there is no "best" otc drop for red eyes. When i see a patient that complains of red eyes and has been using an otc drop for red eyes, i generally cringe. Otc drops for red eyes in excess can get the red in. ...Read more

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Help doctors! what're the treatments for strabismus(cross eye)?

Help doctors! what're the treatments for strabismus(cross eye)?

Depends on the type.: There are many causes for strabismus and management is different for children and for adults. Treatments include observation, patching, glasses, medication, and surgery, depending on the cause, severity, and type of strabismus. Eye patching in children should only be done under the guidance of your eye doctor, as patching can cause amblyopia (lazy eye). ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for swollen eye lids?

What are some home remedies for swollen eye lids?

Depends on the cause: Without seeing a doctor to determine the cause, specific treatments cannot be advised. There are types of lid swelling for which hot compresses are advised and types for which cold compresses are advised. Best bet is to find the cause, then ask. ...Read more

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What treatments are available for ghost vision in both the eyes?

What treatments are available for ghost vision in both the eyes?

See an eye doctor: It depends on the cause. You must see an eye doctor sooner rather than later. It may be a simple matter of a refraction (glasses and/or contact lenses). ...Read more

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Any home remedy's to treat bloodshot eyes from contacts?

Any home remedy's to treat bloodshot eyes from contacts?

Eye & contact care: Be sure you're cleaning and using your contacts as directed by your eye doctor. Consider switching to daily disposable contacts if you use monthly contacts. Consider wearing your glasses more often to give your eyes more breaks from the contacts. Consider other causes, such as allergies or "pink eye". If you're not improving on your own, please talk w/ your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for under eye darkcircles?

Any home remedies for under eye darkcircles?

Dark Circles: Apply a paste made from a teaspoon of tomato juice, half teaspoon lemon juice, a pinch of turmeric powder and a pinch of gramflour. Keep it for 10 minutes. This is very effective and one of the famous home remedies for dark circles under eyes. ...Read more

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What are the remedies for Eye/Head Pain?

What are the remedies for Eye/Head Pain?

Depends on the cause: You can always try some cool packs and acetaminophen. If they continue you should get your eyes checked and then have an exam for other types of headache. GOod luck. ...Read more

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What are home remedies for a droopy eyelid?

What are home remedies for a droopy eyelid?

Ptosis: Lid droopiness or ptosis has many causes. In mild cases, topical vasoconstrictor get-the-red out drops can raise the droopy lid 1-2 mm but require continued use. If droopiness is cosmetically bothersome or blocking vision, you may need surgical correction. See an eye doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Does eye patching for cross eyes cause any pain?

Does eye patching for cross eyes cause any pain?

No: Patching is not done for crossed eyes, per se. It's for treating a lazy eye and forcing you to use it by blocking the other eye. Once the eye strenghthens (ie, neural connections develop), the crossed eyes can improve since now the brain is getting input from both eyes. But no, patching should not be painful. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedy for chronic, recurring pink eye with severe eye pain and pressure right above infected eye?

Is there any home remedy for chronic, recurring pink eye with severe eye pain and pressure right above infected eye?

No: You will need to see a doctor to find out what is going on and for management of these problems. ...Read more

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What medicine or eyedrops are recommended for red and dull eyes?

I will advise you: To see a doctor and have properly diagnosed before seeking treatment . Once the problem is identified then treatment follows . This is because what you shared with us could be many things ...Read more

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Are there any natural cures for lazy eye?

Are there any natural cures for lazy eye?

Depends: First be certain that it really is a 'lazy' eye and not another reason for abnormal eye movements. I have seen some improvement in patients sent to optometrists for certain types of graded exercises and a couple of miraculous changes with people treated with acupuncture, most specifically auricular therapy, but my comments are from personal experience, not medical literature. ...Read more

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I am 28 year old with divergent right eye squint eye , what are remedies or is it uncurable?

I am 28 year old with divergent right eye squint eye , what are remedies or is it uncurable?

? long term: The misdirection of the eye can also lead to vision loss as the brain decides to quit dealing with double vision. Re-alignment can be accomplished by a trained eye surgeon adjusting the eye muscles. This may be a satisfactory but purely cosmetic fix, as long term vision loss may not improve. ...Read more