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What Are Eye Drops Made Out Of Is It Really Safe
Many things: Eye drops are either medicated or not. All preserved drops contain a chemical that keeps it from becoming contaminated. The remainder of the chemicals are determined by the specific intent of the manufacturers to treat the particular condition. You should never attempt to create your own eye drops. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which eye drops can I use to moisten my eyes? I have used Oxyal but it is expensive. Gel is clustering on my eye so not working. Any other choices?
Many other: Choices and all are non prescription: systane ultra, refresh optive or celluvisc, Genteal, threat ears are all good drops to try. ...Read more
Is it possible that any kind of eye drops produce eye floaters? I am afraid to use antibacterial eyedrops for this reason!
No.: Eye drops do not cause floaters. Floaters are usually due to precipitation of protein in the vitreous humor (the jelly that fills the eye ball). Eye drops stay on the surface of the eye. A person who has sudden onset of a huge number of floaters should consult an eye doctor, since that may be due to hemorrhage in the eye. ...Read more
So if there is yellow deposit on the eye the only way top get rid of it is surgery? And it has no harm apart from looking not so nice?
What causes it?
One of the doctors said that it is possible to get drooping eyelid corrected through drops while the other disagreed.So what is the solution?Plz ans.
Not a great solution: Two muscles control upper lid height: levator palpebrae and müllers muscle. The müllers muscle is responsible for about 15% of the upper lid position. It is sympathetically innervated (the fight-or-flight response). Under stress, your eyelid opens up a bit. Certain eyedrops activate the sympathetic system, so it too can raise your lid a bit (0-2mm). It's a temporary fix and not a great solution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May need to clarify: I am not exactly sure what you mean by this question, so you might to clarify it. You might be referring to the observation that if you observe something and are looking very close to an edge, like the edge of glasses in an extreme gaze position, or by squinting, you get a "pinhole effect". Basically, some light rays don'pt need to focused, and appear to become clear. This is an optical phenomenon. ...Read more
What is syringoma? What causes it? What are the treatments? Is it safe to have it cautirize at the spa?
Syringoma: It is a benign neoplasm most think associated with sweat or eccrine glands. However, it can be confused with other entities and required a sufficient biopsy to rule out anything malignant. It would be best to have a dermatologist look at it and biopsy it if necessary. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1059871-workup ...Read more
Disinfective: dilute doses of boric acid is safe and acts as a mild disinfectant ...Read more
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
There's an eyelash that has not fallen out yet but it's in my eye and is very annoying and is irritating me, how do I get it out?
Safe to pluck: Hi, sorry to hear about your eye irritation. In this circumstance, you may safely pluck the eyelash from your eyelid. 1. Use a warm, moist wash cloth for 10-15 minute to soften up the skin. 2. Use a clean set of tweezers to pluck it out. This will cause a temporary discomfort as with anytime a hair is pulled, but it will put an end to the eye irritation. Good Luck! ...Read more
My hair is very frizzy. What types of conditioners or products are used to treat this? Is there a certain ingredient that I should look out for?
Consult Hairdresser.: That is your hair type. May be an hair dresser can be more useful. ...Read more
Epiphora: Consistent watery eyes = epiphora. This can be due to a blocked tear drainage (duct) or even dry eyes. Dry eyes cause watery eyes due to a reflex pathway which tells your brain "my eye are dry" so it send a signal to the lacrimal gland to create more tears. If the drainage of tear outflow is blocked, then any tears you make will just overflow out of the eyelids, instead of draining out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is a pinkish tissue developing on the corner of both my eyes. I have read that it is possibly pterygium. Any natural remedies?
Sun protection: Pterygia are benign growths on the conjunctiva (lining of the eye) which are exacerbated by the sun and can become irritated or inflamed causing redness. You can use artificial tears to keep your eyes lubricated and wear sunglasses outdoors to protect yourself from the sun. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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