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What Could Cause Or Be Related To Holes In The Iris Of The Eye
Several conditions: True holes in the iris can be created surgically, caused by trauma, or arise from certain congenital or genetic defects. Often, there can be the appearance of a hole caused either by an area of thick iris surrounding a region with less pigment (this really is a "valley" called a crypt), or a dark freckle (nevus) on a lighter iris. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgery/ congenital: I am assuming you do not mean the pupil which is the hole in the center of the iris that allows light to enter the eye. The usual cause is eye surgery. Holes or openings are made in the iris to treat or prevent certain conditions such as narrow angle glaucoma. Some people are born with defects in the iris called coloboma. Injuries can also cause iris problems. ...Read more
Depends: Are saying the actual iris inside the eye? Or the tissue around the iris on the surface of the eye. The iris is fixed in color and will not change unless there is severe internal inflammation or actual trauma. Yellowing around the iris can be a sign of hepatitis or other liver diseases. Check with your family doctor to evaluate this. ...Read more
If you were to blow too hard when useing the frenzel maneuver to clear your ears could it cause damage to the eye resulting in a change in iris color?
No: Your iris cannot change color that way! It is possible to pop a blood vessel in the white area though. This would cause a red spot there. ...Read more
Do you mean back?: The most common bleeding in the back of the eye (at the retina) is due to diabetes and vascular anomalies. This can be more likely if blood thinners are in the mix. Less common conditions are parasitic infections and some inherited conditions. Trauma of course is also common. If you truly mean 'behind' the eye ball, then this rare event is usually traumatic or do to blood vessel disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Staph infection: The most likely infection is caused by staphylococcus which can cause an infection in the skin and involve the glands of the eyelid. Also rosacea can infect the skin and the eyelid. Vboth are treatable with oral antibiotics. Heat can offerctemporary relief until you can see your doctor for a press riot ion antibiotic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abscess: An abscess is a collection of bacteria or fungus often surrounded by a membrane or capsule. An abscess can occur in the eye as part of a fungal infection or bacteria. Immunocompromised patients (ie, have diabetes, hiv, etc) are more susceptible to severe eye infections. It can also occur on the eyelid skin or in skin glands around the eye: can be caused by clogged skin gland from skin bacterial. ...Read more
Not really: Masturbating causing vision loss is, for the most part, a myth. Very rarely, sexual activity can cause enough blood pressure elevation (e.g. During orgasm) to cause a hemorrhage in the eye, but in such rare cases, vision loss is usually profound, not just blurring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Yes: Hitting oneself in the eye with a hammer could cause a variety of damage ranging from mild/self-limited all the way to severe damage to the eye or the bones surrounding the eye. Medical evaluation is recommended for concerns of hammer-induced eye injury. X-ray or CT scan of eye/sinus may be needed. Eye protection/safety goggles and proper hammer safety technique is also recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause sharp shooting pains in the eye lasting just a second then it's gone. It's done it 3 times this morning sure I be concerned?
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