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Stabbing Pain In The Eye After Retina Detachment Surgery
My left eye stays swollen and feels like its gonna pop out. Sometimes I get have really bad pain in the eye, kinda like a stabbing pain. I usually ke?
I had a retina detachment surgery/scleral buckle 3 months ago. Can I sparr in the ring with a head gear that protects me from direct blows to the eye?
No: A retinal detachment is an extremely dangerous event. You could lose permanent vision in that eye. It also means protecting vision in the other eye very very important. An accidental blow to your head and eye could permanently leave you blind. No amount of head gear can protect you from that. Best wishes.See 1 more doctor answer
I see a new floater in the eye that I had a retinal detachment surgery. Should I be extremely worried?
Get exam: A new floater should always be evaluated by an ophthalmologist to rule out a retinal tear, or detachment.See 2 more doctor answers
Can some of the iridotomy risks be predicted based on the eye tests pre surgery? Read about retinal detachment after the procedure in some cases.
Are there any supplements you'd recommend that would help me regain better vision in the eye that had retinal detachment surgery 5 months ago?
Probably not: There is a market which pushes supplements for all health problems relying upon the fact that healthy people stay healthy even when given supplements. Vision after retinal re-attachment surgery depends upon anatomical relationships of the tissues and the timing of the events. No known supplements to more than a healthy normal diet.See 1 more doctor answer
From many causes: Sharp pain like stabbing can be due to lot of causes, and it can be serious, you should consult an opthalmologist asap. It may be something benign especially if you do not have any other symptoms such as vision loss or problem, dizziness, headache, naosea or vomiting.And associted with other medical conditions like diabetes, hypertension etc. But still you need to see eye md to rule out serious conditions.
Corneal irritation?: Many things can cause your problem. Sudden cornea dryness or irritations form contacts or lid disease very common. Try otc systane ultra, if fails to respond seek out exam.
Could my eye pain (sharp, stabbing pain in one fixed point above my cornea) have something to do with my use of contacts?
Yes, but...: ...in ANY case, you need to seek medical care. Migraine headaches, foreign bodies & Herpes Virus are among the possible causes of your symptoms. Also, contact lens wearers are more susceptible to ocular infections and corneal abrasions than non-wearers. If you can't get in to see your eye care specialist promptly, you should go to an urgent care center or emergency department. Please!
Dryness: Usually, tranisent sharp (stabbing) pains are caused by extreme dryness. Certainly problems such as foreign bodies or corneal irregularities can be problems as well. Try artificial tears for some relief - if this works it is the likely cause. See you ophthalmologist for long-term solutions.See 1 more doctor answer
Needs checking: I pain and a vision change could be a variety of causes. The best and simplest is to see an ophthalmologist and have an intra ocular pressure test to rule out glaucoma. That is a treatable condition that can cause vision loss. They can also see in there is any inflammation, retinal changes and infection present. I would go today.
See Eye MD: A blurry, painful eye should have a medical evaluation. Call an ophthalmologist today.
Blurry vision & pain: Hello. How long have you had blurred vision? Has pain always been associated with it? When is the last time you had your vision checked? Any family history of migraines, strokes, aneurysms? You should have someone take a look at your eyes tonight at an Urgent Care Center. Give you some steroids or Toradol for your acute eye pain too.
I get sharp stabbing pain in right eye. The pain comes and goes and I only feel it couple of times a day.
Drying eye of tear: Dry eye is the most common cause of eye irritation/sudden pain (can be due to meibomian gland disease/blepharitis or rosacea), - can be chronic if not addressed properly. Use lid hygiene (info: eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com) routine, artificial tears (non-preserved tears are best) for relief.
I have a stabbing pain on the top left corner behind my left eye. It pains for a few seconds before disappearing and then after a while comes back.
Eye pain: Do you have any sinus pain or pressure? Any drainage? If so it could be related to the sinuses. If not then I would get your eyes checked. Maybe you are squinting and it is causing an ocular headache. See an ophthalmologist if this is the case. If it is sinus related see an ear nose and throat doctor.
Periodic stabbing pain in right side of head when rightening from bending down lasts only a few seconds but leaves ache on right side and behind eye?
Positional headache: Headaches with a positional component it is always a red flag and need to be evaluated to exclude a lesion in the posterior fossa or a condition with low CSF pressure. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for further investigation and management.
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