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Therapy For Black Eye
See eye doctor!: Need to make sure you can see 20/20 or your normal vision. Want to make sure you don't have a torn iris, or corneal abrasion or a detached retina, or have high intraocular pressure, and no blood in the eye itself, and check extraocular muscles for range of motion to also check if any bone fractures in the orbit. Then, s/he can recommend what to do next with cool compresses, eye drops, etc. ...Read more
Have a retinal disattachment 8 yrs ago....now no eye vision....suggest some further treatment or solution....my eye black colour is fading down?
See ophthalmologist: It seems as if you have no vision in this eye despite attempts to repair the detachment. If there was trauma at the time, the eye can degenerate. We consider intervention for eyes that look bad or are hurting. See your ophthalmologist to assess your current situation and you should be seen regularly to protect the remaining eye. ...Read more
If mother is resistant to eye drops and laser treatment for glaucoma, what is prognosis for daughter with glaucoma in stopping vision loss?
Not at present: Stem cell work is cutting edge and is being considered for serious problems causing disease. I do not believe that any researcher is looking at stem cells for this purpose. However, I have seen advertisements for products allegedly using stem cells in the product for a variety of conditions in the body. Stem cells are fragile, require sophisticated laboratories, and will not be found in stores ...Read more
It can be in the rig: It can be in the right hands. Benefits of Greenlight™ Laser PVP AMS GreenLight Laser Minimal bleeding Only 30% of patients need a post-op catheter Discharge on the same day Resume normal activities in 2 to 3 days with caution Return to vigorous activity level in 4 to 6 weeks Complications occur infrequently and are mild if they do Post-operative impotence has not been associated with PVP Retrograde ejaculation is less likely with PVP Erectile Dysfunction is not typical in PVP patients Long-term success in improved urine flow Fewer symptoms of urinary obstruction - See more at: http://www.roboticoncology.com/greenlight-laser/#sthash.situvoCp.dpuf ...Read more
Dark circles - eyes: Dark circles under the eyes can be a result of allergies and the resulting congestion in the sinuses that cause a back up of blood in the venous system in the face. Try some allergy medicines and decongestants to see if that helps you. Sleeping on a slight incline may help with "drainage" of the area too- one case where gravity is actually good! ...Read more
Split retinasin the eye caused from tamoxiifen treatment for breast cancer, can my eyesight improve?
Stronger: Some compensation for the diminshed vision of macular degeneration is possible by increasing the light intensity. Solar corrective bulbs can also help; with this. These improve the vision a little but will not affect the course of the macular changes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Jetrea for VMT.
If after Jetrea the eye responds with a light Show, does that mean the treatment as worked?
Laser eye surgery: It is possible with some laser platforms to do corneal refractive laser surgery on a patient with nystagmus (if that is what you mean by rapid eye movement), in order to correct myopia. Surface ablation / prk would likely be the best choice, if the rest of the evaluation indicates the procedure would be safe for that patient. ...Read more
Hyphema in eye after a month vision blur and close vision very unlike eye looks dilated and treatment pred forte , nepaflam, and bidin lstm?
Eye injury: It sounds like you had a significant eye injury that resulted in breaking some blood vessels in the front chamber of the eye. The resulting hyphema may take several weeks to resolve. Importantly, careful restricted activities, intensive ocular medications, and follow up care are essential to give your eye a chance to recover. Complications, such as glaucoma, cataract, failure of pupil to function. ...Read more
Mostly bogus: "vision therapy" is used to improve basic visual function and is practiced by a subset of optometrists who charge heavily for this practice. This has not been subjected to the normal clinical tests and there is no proven value. Be sure you don't have an underlying problem by consulting with an ophthalmologist to discover any other condition. ...Read more
Surgery: It is not advisable to take the risk of surgery, unless the floaters are causing a serious problem. If you have difficulty reading, or the floater affects your feeling safe driving, then a vitrectomy is a good option. Complications are uncommon or rare, but can lead to vision loss, so decide carefully. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Floaters are caused by particles floating in the vitreous (jelly of the eye) casting a shadow on the retina. With time they usually settle to the bottom of the eye and out of the vision. New onset floaters should be examined by an opthalmologist asap to rule out retinal tear, hole, detachment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer