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Commonly: Eye floaters can be persistent , sometimes for years. They will quickly fade from consciousness but can be seen again if looked for. Overtime, many may disappear or drift out of view. Most are benign but the symptoms of retinal detachment can be accompanied by floaters and so an analysis with an ophthalmologist can be helpful. ...Read more
Yes: Depends on type of eyelid surgery. Sometimes the eyelid needs to be repaired to reduce dry eye such as ectropion/entropion repair, and sometimes dry eye is a known complication of eyelid surgery such as blepharoplasty or ptosis repair. Should figure out severity of dry eye at baseline and risks/benefits based on type of eyelid surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blepharitis: Lids scrubs help with blepharitis, or inflammation of the eyelids. There are many ways to do it, including buying pre-packaged lid scrub wipes. I tell my patients just to put some baby shampoo on their finger tips with some tap water and gently scrub your closed eyelids along the lashes. Then rinse your closed lids with tap water. ...Read more
No: In fact, using the eye may help a little. Normal blinking and tearing can help remove excess germs from the surface of the eye. So by keeping the eye open, you may actually be reducing the number of days that the infection lasts. At the very least, it will not worsen the condition, so do not bother keeping your eyes closed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No : No, you probably have blocked meibomian glands on the eyelids. I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Test it on your wrist to make sure it's not too hot. Place warm compress the closed eyelid for about5-10 minutes and re-heating as necessary. Use dilute baby shampoo to clean lids. If it persists, go for an exam. ...Read more
Dear eye experts/ ophthalmologist:for evaporate dry eye, i can't do warm eye compress. Would washing and massaging eyes 5 min in shower be equivalent?
Maybe: The warm compresses may be used in the shower. I feel that it is the abrasive action of the washcloth combined with the detergent action of the baby shampoo that improves the blepharitis. Try this out and see. For the evaporativ dry eye, use a good artificial tear for lubrication. Keeping the blepharitis under control will help the dry eye. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry eyes n blepharitis. Seen 2 eye doc. Always give FML, (fluorometholone) lubricants. Sick of frequent eye inflammation, use eye drops daily n clean eyelid. Any cure?
The short answer is: yes, you can treat the blepharitis with a variety of treatments. The American Academy of Ophthalmology advises a variety of treatments depending upon the etiology (cause) of your blepharitis. This can range from eyelid hygiene with OTC lid scrubs or baby shampoo, to topical and even oral antibiotic treatment. Have your ophthalmologist look at the margins to identify the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can clogged meibomian glands unclog themselves with time (no warm compresses, no antibiotics, no lid cleaning, etc.)??
Sure: Meibomian glands can fluctuate in their function depending on a variety of environmental &host factors. Their secretions can become variably thicker or thinner and various symptoms of ocular surface irritation can arise from this. When the orifices block, painful sties can develop, or even a more chronic chalazion. Most people do well without much fuss with eyelid hygiene, whereas others need help ...Read more
Had cataract surgery lazer twice 2injections in eyeball op to remove elshnig pearls from behind artificial lense but still suffer from pain behind eye?
Pain after CS: Pain after Cataract Surgery can be due to: post operative inflammation, healing of corneal wounds (all which is normal). Infection & prolonged pain after cataract surgery needs to be addressed asap. Elschnig pearls should not cause pain. Many eyeMDs would think of Propionibacterium acnes infection if persistent inflammation, pain & posterior capsular haze. see [email protected] for more info ...Read more
Can iris implant along with inraocular lens implant be done prior to implanting the contact lens in sn without iris n natural lens.
Can wearing an eye patch, closing one eye, improve vision and minor eye lag/lazy eye in other eye? How much training would it take to improve
Possibly: If you had patching when you were an infant and a young child, then your eyes (each alone) may have reached their best potential vision by age eight. The vision can then drop in one of the eyes and be brought up to its best 8 year old level when you are older. If the vision was poor by age eight, then you are out of luck. ...Read more
Will Pilocarpine help with dry eyes from Sjogrens? Overnight dry eyes is my worst symptom even with plugs & eye drops.
Minor help: Try applying plain eye ointment into each eye prior to sleeping. This will coat the eye and protect it during your worst part of dryness. ...Read more