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My eye has shrunken + feels sandy when I go to sleep. What is goig on ?

My eye has shrunken + feels sandy when I go to sleep. What is goig on ?

Conjunctivitis?: It would be surprising if your eye has shrunk. Maybe you have swelling around the eye, making the eye seem smaller by comparison. Along with "sandy" feeling, you may have conjunctivitis, i.e. inflammation of the surface of the eye, eyelids, etc. Also called pink-eye. Most cases are not serious, but sometimes serious. See doctor if it lasts more than a week or immediately if any pain. ...Read more

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Is surgery safe and effective for reducing/eliminating bags under my eyes. If so, how do I find/select a doctor in austintx? I have used many OTC products and some resulted in some shrinkage, but others made them more puffy. I am not sure how to categor

Is surgery safe and effective for reducing/eliminating bags under my eyes.  If so, how do I find/select a doctor in austintx? I have used many OTC products and some resulted in some shrinkage, but others made them more puffy.  I am not sure how to categor

Surgery : Surgery to address lower eyelid bags can help quite a bit with the problem you describe. Depending on your age and anatomy there are few ways to treat the problem: 1. Remove some excess lower eyelid fat 2. Reposition some of the fat lower down onto the cheek/tear trough area 3. Improve cheek and lower lid soft tissue volume loss. This can be down using fat grafting or soft tissue fillers such as Restylane (dermal fillers) or juvederm i would recommend consulting with a few board certified facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, or oculoplastic surgeons in your area who have experience in eyelid surgery and volume enhancement. Unfortunately, insurance doesn't cover treatment for lower eyeild bags. ...Read more

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How to whitten eyes?

How  to whitten eyes?

Avoid irritation: Dry eye, allergy, infections........... Can cause red eyes. See your eye doctor to see if you have a condition that can be helped. ...Read more

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I feel sands in my eyes?

I feel sands in my eyes?

Residual Erosion : Often this complaint comes from some type of issue with residual erosion or severe dryness. I would see an eye md or a corneal specialist for an examination if it is a persistent problem. Also i would look to see if you have a fan on a night or are sleeping in an overly dry environment. Often overhead fans can cause severe dryness to the eyes. ...Read more

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Why am i seeing wavy lines in eyes?

Why am i seeing wavy lines in eyes?

Multiple causes: If they are grey lines that move with your eyes then it could be benign posterior vitreous detachment. If they are bright fixed wavy lines it may be ophthalmic migraine. There could be other causes. You must see an eye md for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are the effects of visiline on the eyes?

What are the effects of visiline on the eyes?

Not for the eyes: Vaseline is not intended for use on the eyes or eyelids. Specially prepared ophthalmic ointments (both prescription and otc) are safe to be used on the eyes and eyelids. It will considerably blur the vision for 15-30 minutes or more. Some ointments are available preservative free, but some people are sensitive to lanolin which may be found in ointment. ...Read more

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How to fix protruded eyeball?

How to fix protruded eyeball?

3 steps:: Step 1: see an eye doctor immediately! protrusion of an eyeball can lead to pressure on the optic nerve from stretching. Step 2: you and your ophthalmologist need to find the cause. Each cause is treated differently. Often requires an MRI and thyroid tests. Step 3: treatment of the underlying condition first followed by surgery if necessary. Best of luck! ...Read more

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In regards to eyes, what is CSR?

In regards to eyes, what is CSR?

CSR: Central Serous Retinopathy. Involves a build up of fluid underneath the retina causing distortion and blurring of vision. Generally goes away on its own but can recur. The cause is not well known but is linked with prednisone use and type-a personalities. ...Read more

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Is not blinking damaging to the eyes?

Is not blinking damaging to the eyes?

Yes: Depends what you mean. You blink to keep the tear film over the surface of the eye, which protects the eye from infection and keep the surface moist and vision clear. When reading sometimes one does not blink enough and results in blurred vision and tearing. This is not serious, but annoying. ...Read more

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I have crusty eyes. What's parinaud's?"

I have crusty eyes. What's parinaud's?"

Unrelated to crusts: Parinaud's syndrome is a number of symptoms associated with damage to a particular brain region that controls eye movements. These primarily include difficulty looking upward, a constant downward gaze, inability to coordinate eyes, and pupil malfunction.Parinaud's is caused by brain injury; increased pressure inside the head, stroke, or tumor. All are unrelated to conditions of the eye itself. ...Read more

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What would happe if ciprodex gets in eyes?

What would  happe if ciprodex gets in eyes?

Rinse out: If you do Ciprodex in the eye, you should just rinse it out. It should not cause any significant problems. If you experience pain, decreased vision, or other problems, you should see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Eye press 26?

Eye press 26?

Higher than "normal": Your iop is above "normal" range of 10-21 mmhg. However, depending on your eye exam, you may not have a disease associated with this iop. Risk factors for glaucoma are elevated iop, thin corneas, positive family history, especially siblings with diagnosed glaucoma, african/hispanic ethnicity, aging. I recommend your eye md discuss with you what your risk is, & if your iop is too high for you. ...Read more

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Tuomr behind eye?

Your suspicion?: If you are having suspicion of a tumor behind your eye, you are probably having symptoms, such as double vision, decreased vision, pain, prominent or bulging eyeball, tremendous redness of eye, and perhaps other neurological symptoms. My advice is to seek an exam by an eye md for evaluation of your symptoms to see if other testing is warranted. ...Read more

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Causes for dry eyes?

Many: Causes for dry eye including those that cause not enough production of tears and those that cause your tears to disappear too quickly. Your eyemd should be able to help figure out which you have and give an appropriate treatment plan. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes burn?

Why do my eyes burn?

Allergy or dry: If your eye is dry it may burn. Allergy can cause dry eye and burning eye. Please use artificial tears and keep your eye lids clean by using heat pack and baby shampoo wash. Omega 3 essential fatty acid orally also helps with dry eye. ...Read more

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Very bloodshot eyes?

Very bloodshot eyes?

Broad Answer: If you're looking for causes, there are a whole lot, with allergies, irritants and infection at the top of the list. If you're looking for fixes, that depends on the cause. Evaluation by a physician will narrow down the cause and help find a better, more specific treatment that can avoid unwanted side effects. ...Read more

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Does eye color fade?

No: Generally eye color , which is the color of the iris, after two years of age will be constant throughout life. It can fade from some uncommon diseases which can shred or attack the iris, but this is uncommon. Otherwise, what you have at age 19 is yours for life. ...Read more

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How to cure dry eyes?

How to cure dry eyes?

No cure: Dr eye syndrome can be mild moderate or severe. It's chronic and not curable only treatable. ...Read more

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Balck eye what to do?

Balck eye what to do?

Cold compress time : Black eye is from broken blood vessels under the skin leaking some blood. Cold compress will relieve pain and swelling. The blood will break down and be absorbed over a few weeks. ...Read more

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