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Topical Medicine For The Corner Of The Eye
Skin at where lashes grow (close by eyecorner) n the eye corner are itch so bad, recurrent itch, tried 10 different medicines from 2ophtamologists, help?
Blepharitis: It sounds like blepharitis, inflammation of the eyelid. Your body's natural oil builds up on the edge of your eyelid around the lashes. Normal bacteria eat the built up oil and then secrete a toxin which irritates the eyes and eyelids. Hot compresses and removal of the oil through a special cleaning technique called lid scrubs helps. Sometimes antibiotics and flax seed oil are necessary. ...Read more
My husband has bumps on both inner corner of the eye. It does bother him. One side of these bumps are bigger than the other. Should I be concerned?
Bumps near eye: If you mean that your husband has little blobs of tissue on his skin near his eye, they are likely blobs of fat made from cholesterol. Please ask him to see his doctor. They are fairly common and do not need to be removed unless they bother the person w/them but the doctor will let you know. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have a small irritation on my right eye. It is on the inside corner of the eye. I have noticed a bit of swelling. What could be this? Appreciated
Irritation only that will be improve spontaneously.
But better to check with an ophthalmologist to be safe.
Good luck and all the best. ...Read more
What will cause the white of your eye to get a yellow film the corner of the eye has a patch of yellow on the white part of the eye it looks like you could wipe it away but you cant
This: This is mostly likely a pinqueculum which can occur because of dryness or the effect of uv light from the sun. It is not a reason for concern, but wearing uv protective sunglasses and using tears four times a day should prevent it from worsening. ...Read more
Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
My 10mth old baby got some sort of a small, pale piece of meat or some sort on the corner of the eye for while & it just start to bleed what should I do?
For the past 2 days I have had pain in the inner corner of my right eye accompanied by eye watering and headache. I have also had yellow discharge ooze from the corner of my eye when the corner of the eye is pressed upon. I am worried about what could be
Infection must be:
Suspected and requires prompt attention and treatment, or it could spread and involve the surrounding structures. Get seen tomorrow, even if u must go to an ER.
Do not hesitate. A hot pack may help tonite. Wet wash rag in microwave, but test on arm first, so it's not too hot. If you get worse tonight, go ahead and go in. Let us know how u do. ...Read more
3 days ago my eye lid started hurting now the entire eyelid is red and there is a small lump. On the inside corner of the eye and swollen?
Stye vs infection: C ur doc for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
My left eye is having like red line from the corner of the eye to the iris but it's eased when I use saline serum but it never goes, is it allergy?
What could cause this and should I visit the hospital? A few hours ago I had a brief flash of black lines shoot across my vision, my eye began to twitch and it looked like blood filled up in the corner of the eye. The red has now vanished from my eye and
I have a white spot on the inside of my upper eyelid. Its not a stye. Looks like the stringy discharge that collects at corner of the eye in morning.
Hordeolum: Does seem likely. You can safely wash your eyelids every night and morning with 1/4 strength baby shampoo and apply warm compresses to try to get it to settle down. (You could sleep with a warmed eye mask on, the type with gel that you get at a drug or discount store). Wash your lashes well with Q tip. See a doc if it doesn't go away soon. Good luck! ...Read more
Right eye seems a little swollen under eyelid on face. Redness and keeps producing a white slimy discharge toward the inner corner of the eye.?
Many: There are many drugs that affect the eye. For example, beta-blockers and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors lower the pressure in the eye. Steroids can increase the pressure in the eye and cause cataracts. Chloroquine and its analogs can cause retinal damage. Viagra (sildenafil) causes the vision to be blue and may be related to optic nerve strokes. Google "ocular toxicity of systemic drugs" for more info. ...Read more
What is the medicine took off the market taken for disniaties that damaged the eye bh destroying the eye mussles?
Glitazones: There is a class of diabetic drugs called glitazones (e.g. Actos (pioglitazone) and avandia) that have been known to cause vision loss, but not direct muscle damage. The cholesterol lowering drugs called statins have recently been linked to eye muscle issues, but not pulled off the market. Colchicine and Plaquenil have also been linked to temporary muscle inflammation. ...Read more
I heard that some glaucoma medicines can change the eye color. Can someone who is healthy take it?
Take if needed: There is a class of anti-glaucoma drugs which can turn hazel and light brown eyes into a darker color. This has no interaction with the effectveness of the drug to lower eye pressure. If you need the drug to protect your eye for elevated pressure, then don't worry about the color. ...Read more
If I put eye drop on the corner of my eyes while closing my eyes than open to let the eye drop in, will it affects the effectiveness of the eye drop?
No: That is an acceptable way to put eye drops in and many people do this. ...Read more
Many: There are many vitamin supplements for eye health. Most contain a wide variety of vitamins, including anti-oxidant vitamins like lutein. There is no dependable information that one brand is significantly better than another. Commonly used vitamins include centrum silver, ocuvite, and numerous others. These are probably most useful if you have early macular degeneration, or if it runs in the family. ...Read more
I haven small bumpy white patches corner of my right eye and also spreading under both the eye lid. It is also under my eye.
Xanthelasma: Sounds like xanthelasma. This is benign, and can be surgically removed for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more
I have yellow at corner of my eyes and have for a few years but recently people have noticed it should I worry it is in my white bits of the eye?
Probably: Dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them, but it sounds like most likely a cholesterol deposit implying sky high blood levels of cholesterol requiring treatment. Can be infection, but less likely ...Read more
Do medicated eye drops actually absorb into the eye? I put them in&close my eye&its like the medicine run out my eye. Do the eye absorb the medicine?
Applying eye drops: The proper way to instill eye drops is to wash hands, hold bottle in dominant hand, tilt head back, pull down the lower eyelid, hold bottle over the eye without touching, squeeze bottle and close eyes. The sis sure of the eye can hold only a little amount of eye drops. The rest runs down the face. Keep eye closed for 2 to 3 minutes before putting another eye drop. Yes conjunctiva absorbs drops ...Read more
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Can Prozac (fluoxetine) and the eye medicine timolo be taken together without a interaction problem?
In general fine: But you are in an age group, where folks get to be sensitive to anticholinergic effects of these two medicines, and it can be subtly additive. So, if you feel your memory, focus, concentration is not quite right, notify your doctor about this, as that is where issues might arise. ...Read more
I think my eyes r sunburn but I'm not to sure there red on the bottom of the eye and get itchy in the corner of my eye?
Sounds like a:
which is COMPLETELY BENIGN and sometimes due to heavy coughing or lifting!
If that is what it is it should gradually change color (like any bruise)
Hope this helps
PS a picture may help us make a definitive Diagnosis! ...Read more
Do you who has Marfan syndrome also expierence jumping of the eye (s)/like a shiny silver flashing thing in the corners of your eyes?
Maybe: In Marfan syndrome, it is possible to have ocular manifestations. The most classic associated eye finding in Marfan syndrome is lens dislocation. This can cause visual disturbances. It is important that everyone with Marfan syndrome be examined by an ophthalmologist on a regular basis (annual). Retinal detachment also occurs in patients with Marfan syndrome. ...Read more
I was punched in the eye two weeks ago my swellness went down but my eye still red in the corner but I can see very clear how do I treat this?
Observation.: If your vision is unchanged and the swelling is getting better, this sounds like a residual hemorrhage under the membrane that covers the sclera or white part of the eye. It should get better over the next week or two and may get yellow first as the blood breaks down to hemoglobin. If there is no improvement in the next couple of weeks, get it checked by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more