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Short Palpebral Fissures Eye Openings
Small white bumps under (r) eye, serious pain whole (r) eye. Scratched open now have mucus and blurry vision? Zaditor (ketotifen) ok? Soft contact wearer
Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more
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Bulging in palpebral conjunctiva is apparent when the eyelid is spread outward. Lateral canthus also shows bulging. Some blisters are noted on conjunc?
No effect: Tears supplement the natural tears and relieve symptoms related to this. They have no effect on tear production and will not change the physiological pattern for which tear supplementation is needed. So continue to use tears as needed. ...Read more
Unlikely: These lesions gradually put more pressure on the eye if they break through the bone barrier between the orbit and the ethmoid sinus. This will not cause floaters although if the eye is being pushed out of position, it might cause existing floaters to be more noticeable. An ENT doctor can help with removal of this mucocoele. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can chronic maxillary sinus cause issues with the infraorbital nerve underneath? (mild lip, nostril, eye burning)
Yes: Yes. You should see an ENT surgeon ASAP to assess your problem. ...Read more
Punctual block right eye lower puncta . Despite punctoplasty done of right eye lower punctum the tear duct has not opened . Please advise .
Repeat dilation: Your ophthalmologist has a tapered probe which can be inserted to dilate the punctum and adjacent canal if they are narrowed. This sometimes requires several applications but usually will work. Check with your doctor if you have not already done so. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Which possible between eyelid dermatitis, allergy or blepharitis, has only itch on caruncle, superior +inferior lacrimal punctum different times per day?
left inner corner of eye red,itchy,red shot,vessels lines seen.right inner corner of eye itchy & bump. mild steriods drops improve but again problem?
Yes: It is related to chronic irritation,dryness. See PMD for apropriate tt ...Read more
Optic Nerve RNFL OCT shows thinning temporal- both eyes, 20/20 both eyes, IOP 17 both eyes. Retinal exam normal. Is this significant
Response: Since all you provide are some brief findings regarding your retinas, I must conclude these tests were obtained due to some neurological symptoms. These results could be part of Multiple Sclerosis, if other signs and symptoms support the diagnosis. The thinning of the RNFL is notable, and should be followed up. Would a Concierge visit allow more in depth understanding? ...Read more
Could whiplash type dance injury to neck cause eye floaters 10 months later? Dilated eye exam determined no retinal tear, no problems but floaters.
Pain to move left eye, blurry vision lower 1/2 visual field that eye only (is like a greasy film over bottom 1/2 of eye). Blood pressure perfect?
Optic neuritis: You need to see an ophthalmologist asap. The biggest concern in a woman your age would be optic neuritis. This would explain your symptoms best. You need a thorough exam by an ophthalmologist first the ophthalmologist may order an MRI or have you see a neurologist depending on the findings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen top eye lid, no injury or allergy. inside upper eye lid yellowish ulcer ie: like mouth ulcers. eye drops burn/painfull. comprss doesnt help?
Can opthamologists tell the difference between hyaline cendensation and vitreous bodies and eye floaters w/dilated eye exam? Same prognosis for both?
A dilated exam can: Differentiate between a vitreous floater, vitreous detachment and hyaloid opacification. The etiology (cause) for these entities can vary and thus patient history is important. The prognosis can also be variable depending upon the diagnosis and cause of each entity listed. For example, hyaloid pathology could be secondary to inflammation and carries a different set of issues. A good dilated is rec. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In right eye moderate glaucoma w/optic atrophy & moderate epiretinal membrane. Last 6 mos. colors washed out. Is this symptom of membrane or glaucoma?
Dry eyes. Using eye gel 3x/day + no preservatives artificial tears. Eyes always a lot of red veins. Means long term inflammation? Permanent damage?
Some thoughts: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health and... there's a wide variety of causes of dry eyes. Medicine effects, autoimmune disease (sjorgren's), age, low humiidty/hi wind and feel that way from irritation (foreign body, infection, allergy, etc.) ...Read more
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