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Dr. Oscar Novick Dr. Novick
Pediatrics
54 years in practice
University of Bern Faculty of Medicine
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Is it safe to use thera tears when wearing contact lenses ?

Is it safe to use thera tears when wearing contact lenses ?

Thera tears: Yes it is safe to use thera tears while wearing contacts. ...Read more

Dr. Jon Fishburn Dr. Fishburn
Ophthalmology
26 years in practice
University of Nevada School of Medicine
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Is thera tears supplement for dry eyes a good product ?

Is thera tears supplement for dry eyes a good product ?

Yes: Theratears™ nutrition supplement is good for helping dry eye symptoms. That contain: omega-3 fatty acids (from fish oil): epa 450mg + dha 300mg + flaxseed oil (organic) 1000 mg + vitamine e (as d-alpha tocopherol) 183 iu 611% mixed tocopherol concentrate 20 mg + (including gamma tocopherol). ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger Dr. Bensinger
Ophthalmology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Are TheraTears lubricant eye drops meant for moderate or severe dry eyes?

Are TheraTears lubricant eye drops meant for moderate or severe dry eyes?

Both: Thera tears are a helpful eye lubricant for any type of dry eyes. They frequently have to be used with other types of dry eye treatment but occasionally work alone. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger Dr. Bensinger
Ophthalmology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Dr. Jon Fishburn Dr. Fishburn
Ophthalmology
26 years in practice
University of Nevada School of Medicine
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Would theratears supplement get rid of my blurry vision cause of dry eyes ?

Would theratears supplement get rid of my blurry vision cause of dry eyes ?

It can help: Theratears™ nutrition supplements can help you with your dry eye symptoms, together with additional artificial tears daily. Warm compresses and lid hygiene with diluted baby shampoo to cleanse the eyelid margins will be of additional benefit. Humidify your living environment air is beneficial. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Mindlin Dr. Mindlin
Ophthalmology
46 years in practice
University of Michigan Medical School
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Dr. Scott Kahan Dr. Kahan
Bariatrics
15 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Can theratears supplement cause weight gain ? It has fish oil and omega-3. 30 calories each

Can theratears supplement cause weight gain ? It has fish oil and omega-3. 30 calories each

Theratears: It is highly unlikely that theraters would cause weight gain (or weight loss). If anything, the supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids could help to support overall healthy nutrition as part of a generally healthy lifestyle. ...Read more

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu Dr. Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
26 years in practice
Lyceum Northwestern, Dr. Francisco Q. Duque Medical Foundation
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Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
53 years in practice
University of Vermont College of Medicine
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I think i'm allergic to theratears supplement (fish oil and omega-3) it says swelling if the eyelid is a side effect and that's what happend to me !?

I think i'm allergic to theratears supplement (fish oil and omega-3) it says swelling if the eyelid is a side effect and that's what happend to me !?

Possible: If you notice swelling within a couple of hours after taking the supplements, then you are likely allergic especially if you are allergic to fish. If you are allergic to all capsules, then one need to suspect a gelatin (used in the capsule) allergy. Since fish oil is not essential, you may skip it or try krill oil. ...Read more

Dr. Albert Pizzo Dr. Pizzo
Family Medicine
56 years in practice
McGill University Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. James Flanagan Dr. Flanagan
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
44 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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What is a slap tear?

What is a slap tear?

SLAP tear: This is a tear of the glenoid labrum(cartilage lip around the socket of the shoulder). ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger Dr. Bensinger
Ophthalmology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Why do I tears when i yawn?

Why do I tears when i yawn?

normal: When you yawn, the opening of the mouth widely causes a compression of the tear drainage tubing next to the nose. If you have residual tears in your eye, this will cause them to leak over onto your cheek. This is normal and not a problem. ...Read more

Dr. Megan Bird Dr. Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
15 years in practice
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Who will stitch me if I tear?

Who will stitch me if I tear?

Your doctor: Your OB or midwife will do any repair you need. Occasionally, your provider isn't comfortable with the kind of tear you have and will call in a specialist to assist them or do the repair. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger Dr. Bensinger
Ophthalmology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Is refresh tears a good brand?

yes: Refresh is what i call a syrupy tear which coats the eye and lasts longer than most other tears. There are some alternatives but this is one of the best if you have eye dryness. ...Read more

Dr. Jon Fishburn Dr. Fishburn
Ophthalmology
26 years in practice
University of Nevada School of Medicine
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Tears nsturale can cure glacoma?

Tears nsturale can cure glacoma?

No: Tears naturale (artificial tears) cannot cure glaucoma. There currently is no cure for glaucoma. The tears are helpful for dry eye symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Humes Dr. Humes
Pediatrics - Cardiology
37 years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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Is a mitrovalve tear hereditary?

No: I don't know what a mitral valve 'tear' is. Someone has described something to you using lay language, which is not helpful. There is an entity called a mitral valve cleft, which folks can be born with. It is not hereditary. ...Read more

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Dr. Sarah Kohl Dr. Kohl
Travel Medicine
31 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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Does the tearing of a hymen hurt?

Does the tearing of a hymen hurt?

Minimally: Many young women worry about pain from tearing a hymen. Surprisingly, many women don't even notice any discomfort when using a tampon or having sexual intercourse for the first time. Additionally, you may have broken your hymen without realizing it through tampon use or vigorous activity (bike, horse riding, gymnastics, etc). If you have concerns or are worried, discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer Dr. Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
47 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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What is a spinal tear in a child?

What is a spinal tear in a child?

Spinal cord rupture: A spinal cord tear usually occurs when excessive tractioin is put on the fetal head at time time of delivery, in a situation of shoulder dystocia. Tears then may occur at the cervical and upper thoracic cord. ...Read more

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Dr. Hasan Khondker Dr. Khondker
Internal Medicine
9 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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Why do tears come out when I yawn?

Why do tears come out when I yawn?

The muscles used: when yawning are related to the ones that open your tear ducts ...Read more

Dr. Robert Isaacs Dr. Isaacs
Family Medicine
35 years in practice
UC San Diego School of Medicine
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Can a small anular disc tear heal?

Can a small anular disc tear heal?

Yes: Small tears can heal. You don't say much about your specific situation, but small tears, especially in younger individuals such as yourself, can heal and may not rehire surgery to correct. ...Read more