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What are some common eye-related diseases?

What are some common eye-related diseases?

Pink eye: The most common eye ailment is pink eye or conjunctivitis which is caused by either infection or allergy in most cases. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about cobblestone eye disease?

Can you tell me about cobblestone eye disease?

Cobblestone: Probably refers to changes that are often seen in the peripheral part of the retinas. As we age, there are pigment changes that are seen in the lining of the back of our eyes (retinas). This part of your retina is not used much for vision. Cobblestone changes are one of the types of peripheral retinal changes that are common with aging. ...Read more

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What are the different eye disease and symptoms?

What are the different eye disease and symptoms?

Many, many: We doctors have only 400 letters in which to answer questions. A broad question like this cannot be answered in that space. Ask a specific question. There are thousands of eye diseases and symptoms. ...Read more

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Approximately how many eye disease have been identified?

Approximately how many eye disease have been identified?

Many: The major ones are cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic eye changes. But many systemic diseases have eye manifestations. The eyes can be traumatized, infected and inflicted with allergic problems. Disease can affect the nerves to the eyes and the muscles of the eyes. Auxiliary components of the eye can be affected like tear flow, lid function and of course cancer can originate or travel to the eye ...Read more

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HELP! Someone accidentally blew smoke in to eye will I catch a disease?

HELP! Someone accidentally blew smoke in to eye will I catch a disease?

Not a problem: I know of no disease that will survive in the composition that is smoke. Your eyes will clear out the smoke and you should do well. ...Read more

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Is there any disease/cancer that gives a person's eyes an unnatural color?

Is there any disease/cancer that gives a person's eyes an unnatural color?

A spot?: A new brown, black, pink, or cream-colored spot on the iris or other part of the eye should prompt a physician office visit out of concern for melanoma. ...Read more

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Are there any cures for gilberts disease/syndrome; mainly the yellowing of the eyes?

Are there any cures for gilberts disease/syndrome; mainly the yellowing of the eyes?

No: Ignore it. Gilbert's is likely to flare if you miss a few meals. It's best considered a non-disease as it's extremely common and really is a non-problem. In the old days, we used to treat it with phenobarbital, which lowers the bilirubin and diminishes the yellowing of the skin at the price of making you tired and unable to work or play effectively. You don't want that. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is an eye disorder/disease you can easily recreate for a movie?

How about: Trauma, a bb to the eye or glass cutting the cornea, a knife to the eye. All are real life scenarios, good luck! ...Read more

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I am computer programmer sometimes while working my eyes start giving blurt images. Is this is a symptoms of any future disease.?

Likely dry eye: Computer work leads to a lesser blink rate and thus dry eyes. Keep some otc artifiical tears next to you to use during your work. Consider a room humidifier if the air is especially dry. ...Read more

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There are times when my entire vision turns brown and I couldn't see anything for a few seconds. What might be causing this? Do I have an eye disease?

There are times when my entire vision turns brown and I couldn't see anything for a few seconds. What might be causing this? Do I have an eye disease?

Not sure: With both eyes having visual disturbance as you've described, I recommend that you see an eye md for an exam. These symptoms could be related to your migraine condition, however migrainous events do not affect the total vision in both eyes, usually only part of the vision of each eye during classic migraine. Call your primary doctor too to see if some medication you are taking is responsible too. ...Read more

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What is fuchs eye disease?

What is fuchs eye disease?

Two answers: Professor Fuchs described many different eye findings. The two conditions that bear his name are Fuchs dystrophy of the cornea, an age-related deterioration of the endothelial cells lining the inside of the cornea and leading to cloudy vision in some. The other is Fuchs cyclitis, an inflammatory condition of the eye leading to cataract and glaucoma. ...Read more

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What is best's disease of the eyes and how is it treated?

What is best's disease of the eyes and how is it treated?

Vitilliform Dystroph: Read about it here:

http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1227128-overview. ...Read more

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There any diseases associated with those dark circles under your eyes?

There any diseases associated with those dark circles under your eyes?

Don't think so: As far as eye diseases, no. Although any diseases causing fatigue and dehydration, loss of weight could cause it. Also, certain medications can have side effect of increasing pigments around the eye. ...Read more

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What is behcet (name of a disease about eyes)and what is its cure (if has any cure)?

What is behcet (name of a disease about eyes)and what is its cure (if has any cure)?

See details: Behcet's syndrome is an autoimmune disease characterized by oral, genital and/or rectal ulcers and eye inflammation. There are numerous other clinical manifestations including joint, neurologic, skin and GI problems. There are no cures but there are effective treatment, especially tnf agents such as remicade (infliximab). ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone to have naturally yellowish eyes without having any disease?

Is it possible for someone to have naturally yellowish eyes without having any disease?

Yes: Some people, more commonly pigmented races, have eyes that appear yellowish. This is constant over the years. If you suddenly get yellow eyes, then it most likely represents liver dysfunction. Have your family doctor sort this out. ...Read more

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Is there a disease that is characterized by the eyes rolling back, and the body going rigid?

Is there a disease that is characterized by the eyes rolling back, and the body going rigid?

Yes: Sounds like a seizure. I suggest you get an evaluation with your primary care doctor and, if warranted, a neurologist. ...Read more

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Glaucoma is a disease of the eyes. My grandma, has complaint in her eyes, what do you advise?

Many eye diseases: Without an eye exam and more specific, it is hard to tell what could be causing your grandma's eye complaints. Take her in to get evaluated. The eye doctor will advise on recommendations for her. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about eye diseases?

Can you tell me about eye diseases?

Sure: Which one are you interested in? We have only 300 letters in which to answer questions; so be specific. ...Read more

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What kinds of eye diseases are there?

Many: Eyes can be affected by degenerations that are inherited, by infections of various types, by vascular disease including diabetes, and by changes unique to the eye like cataract, glaucoma and macular degeneration. If you experience changes, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Could my eye disease be affected by smoking?

Could my eye disease be affected by smoking?

Yes: Smoking can worsen many eye diseases, including dry eye, thyroid eye disease, macular degeneration, etc. Ask your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Coping with pterygium eye disease, what to do?

Coping with pterygium eye disease, what to do?

Pterygium: Pterygium:very common, abnormal growth of clear covering (conjunctiva) of white part of the eye (sclera) over the cornea (window of the eye). If severe and causing discomfort or red, it can be removed with surgery. It is generally benign. It is due to excess sun/UV exposure usually. Prevention is only remedy. Avoid sun (sunglasses, hat); avoid smoking. Steroid/other meds help symptoms: not cure. ...Read more

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What are the most common eye diseases in kids?

What are the most common eye diseases in kids?

Pink eye: Far and away, the most common eye disease in kids is viral conjuctivitis, commonly known as "pink eye" because the eye is red and inflamed. Other common eye diseases might be myopia (near-sightedness) and other inflammatory diseases such as a stye or a chalazion. ...Read more

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What are some diseases of the uvea of the eye?

What are some diseases of the uvea of the eye?

Many: The uvea is the pigmented layer of the eye behind the iris and behind the retina. It is subject to inflammation, usually non-infectious termed uveitis (or iritis if only in the front). Sometimes this can be associated with systemic diseases like arthritis. The uvea can be traumatized and infected. There are some inherited diseases that cause uveal problems and melanoma can arise in the uvea. ...Read more

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Milflox df eye drops are used for which disease?

For Infections: Milflox is a brand name for moxifloxacin, which is an antibiotic. It is related to other antibiotics in a family known as fluoroquinolones, of which Cipro (ciprofloxacin) might be the most well known. It is used to treat bacterial infections including bacterial (not viral) conjunctivitis and corneal ulcers. ...Read more

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Please suggest me remedies for eye disease glaucoma?

Please suggest me remedies for eye disease glaucoma?

Eye drops: There are number of eye drops that treat glaucoma. Laser and surgery are also used. You need to see an ophthalmologist and follow his/her advice. ...Read more