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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Unilateral Sunken Eye (Overview)

Unilateral sunken eye is where one eye appears more deeply set in the head, with less surrounding supportive tissue, giving a sunken appearance.


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Can travatan cause deepening of upper eyelid sulcus giving a sunken eye look. If it can I may opt for slt instead of travatan to control eye pressure?

Can travatan cause deepening  of upper eyelid sulcus giving a sunken eye look. If it can I may opt for slt instead of travatan to control eye pressure?

Yes: All of the prostaglandin analog eye drops have been implicated in orbital fat atrophy which may cause the appearance of deepening of the upper lid sulcus. Laser may be an option for you but you must discuss this with your ophthalmologist to decide on risks/benefits of all treatments. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Unilateral Sunken Eye (Overview)

Unilateral sunken eye is where one eye appears more deeply set in the head, with less surrounding supportive tissue, giving a sunken appearance.


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What does sunken eyes mean in the elderly?

What does sunken eyes mean in the elderly?

Common: It is common as we age for the fat around the eyes to shrink down. This can give the appearance of sunken eyes. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Throw away any used contact lenses
Once
Do not occlude or cover eyes
Once
If you have pink eye, wash face towels with hot water separately
Once
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How often does a derma filler treatment need to be done, to diminish the look of my sunken eyes? I have tried many home remedies to help minimize the look of my sunken eyes, but nothing has helped. I am considering using a derma fill to make them look bet

How often does a derma filler treatment need to be done, to diminish the look of my sunken eyes? I have tried many home remedies to help minimize the look of my sunken eyes, but nothing has helped. I am considering using a derma fill to make them look bet

Prob 6 to 12 months: It depends on which filler is used and how your body reacts to it. Restylane (dermal fillers) hyaluronic acid gel is a degradable product most closely resembling natural skin tissue. Restylane (dermal fillers) injected properly under the eye typically lasts longer than it does in other areas, up to 12 months. Individual biological response may vary. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
Once
If it's a chemical exposure, rinse eye with water for 15 minutes
Once
Do NOT rub eye
Once
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How do you get rid of dark sunken eyes?

How do you get rid of dark sunken eyes?

Pray: If that fails, go to cosmetic surgeon for fillers- they work very well and last about 6mo to a year. ...Read more

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How to prevent flashlight in my eye?

How to prevent flashlight in my eye?

Photopsia: The sensation of flashing lights in the eye can be related to many issues such as migraine headache, posterior vitreous detachment, retinal tear/break/detachment, etc. Go see your eye doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Treating a Lazy Eye (Checklist)

Wear glasses to protect amblyopic eye
96 Hrs, Once for Once
Get annual eye exam
1 Yrs, Yearly for 1 Yrs, Yearly, forever
Use low vision aids if severe
Once
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Does wearing glasses make eyes sunken?

Does wearing glasses make eyes sunken?

May be an illusion: Wearing glasses will not physically change the eyes, it just optically corrects the focusing of the image so that it is clear to the eye. Wearing nearsighted glasses (myopia) can give the illusion that the eyes appear to be smaller and possibly sunken back, while farsighted glasses (like reading glasses) make the eyes look larger. This is a magnification effect based on the power of the lens. ...Read more