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Uneven Eye Position
I tend to have constant headaches that change positions. I've once had a pain around my eyes. What seems to be the problem?
The etiology of your headaches is unclear and sounds sinus related. A proper physical exam and full history would very helpful. The list of possibilities are quite long and full consult is in order. ...Read more
No: You can not change the position of your iris in your eye. ...Read more
No: If you are observing her eye shift to the midline she may have elevated intracranial pressure. Any involuntary and fixed deviation of eye position warrants urgent medical attention. She needs to be seen immediately. ...Read more
See Eye MD: An eye malposition should be evaluated. Make her an appointment with a pediatric ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Had a eye test and eyes seem fine but I keep seeing a black dot in my vision and even when I close my eyes. It stays on one position then goes?
Vitreous floater: It sounds like you have vitreous floaters, little grayish spots of differing shapes in the vitreous cavity of your eye. These increase with aging, myopia, lattice degeneration, and can arise from retinal tears, inflammation, trauma, surgery. The dilated eye examination is important to rule out serious causes that need treatment. As long as this has been done, just monitor for change. ...Read more
Sometimes when trying to sleep I get disoriented, room spins slightly when OPENING my eyes, takes seconds to go away, repeats. Same in any position?
Eyes are blacking out when changing position since being on diltiazem. Am trialing for possible WPW. What can I do/ who should I contact about this?
It sounds like you: Are overmedicated and the Diltiazem is causing an excessively low blood pressure. You need to contact your health care professional and get reevaluated for different therapy. Either pharmacological or interventional. See an electrophysiologist as WPW is curable with EP study and ablation obviating the need for drugs. ...Read more
How do I get rid of bags under my eyes&why do I have them? The bags are always there, don't depend on amount of or position of sleep. They are alarming
Undereye bags: Large expressive eyes like Susan Sarandon? Some of it is genetics. Rubbing your eyes can make the venous discoloration more prominent and increase melanin production. If your sleep is adequate, try cool compresses like wet teabags cooled in the freezer for a few minutes to decrease swelling in the area. The skin is thin and any excess fluid looks puffy. Decrease your salt. Treat allergies. ...Read more
I'm getting laser iridotomy soon in both eyes. Is it true that positioning the hole at 3 or 9 o'clock is better to avoid light aberrations? Thanks!
Iridotomy: First, make sure you need the procedure. Then to prevent light aberration the best location would be between 11 and 1 o'clock where the upper lid would block incoming light. ...Read more
What do you mean?: If one eye seems smaller than the other, it is because one of your eyelids is drooping and not opening as quickly as the other. If you mean they are looking in opposite directions, you need to be evaluated. ...Read more
I have bad lighting to a lesser extent. Is there any way for your eyes to go back into it's original position naturally, any suggestions?
Do you mean you: Need better lighting to see things better? If so the remedy is simple, read with better lighting. Aging can bring on the symptoms you decsribe. ...Read more
I'm 23 years old guy. My eyes are too deep in. It looks awkward. Is there any way to bring it to its original position? Any health tips for tis?
Thyroid Disease: This sounds nearly 100% likely that you have a thyroid condition. Please get to your family clinic for thyroid testing. ...Read more
Hi I have ampolypia and considering squint surgery. It won't improve the vision but eyes will look straight. Can the eyes move position again?
I have small jelly-like swelling on white of eye on inside corner plus a similar swelling (but less noticeable) on my other eye in same position.
Pinguecula: This is a normal structure analogous to a callous on your hand, which the eye makes to protect itself. Almost everyone in the middle years has them although you might need high magnification to see them in some people. ...Read more
I am experiencing dizziness (worsened by: changing head position, lying flat, sitting upright). when the Dizziness starts my eyes start jumping. .
I noticed today that my 3yr old sons eyes r not the same. He has always had occasional uneven pupils now the center of 1 eye sinks in more that other?
Please see physician: The first step should be to see your pediatrician, may need referral to eye doctor ...Read more