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What does it mean to have an interocular eye pressure of 22?

What does it mean to have an interocular eye pressure of 22?

Watch it.: This is "borderline high" pressures. Any higher and would be considered ocular hypertension. Good to check corneal thickness (pachymetry) as this has a direct effect on pressure readings. Still, not much to worry about. ...Read more

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Eye Pain (Definition)

Depends on further explanation by history and findings on evaluation and examination. An ophthalmologist can resolve this issue ...Read more


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What does it mean to have an eye pressure of 64?

What does it mean to have an eye pressure of 64?

High: It means an error or if really elevated that high, then the drain of the eye is not working and steps need to be taken to bring the pressure down immediately or glaucomatous damage to the nerve will occur. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have eye fluttering with a brain injury?

What does it mean to have eye fluttering with a brain injury?

Nystagmus??: With significant brain injuries or disease you may be describing actual nystagmus which are bilateral involuntary symmetric rapid small amplitude movements. Another possibility is eyelid myokymia. Needless to say, these are best addressed by your eye care physician to identify issues ; assess their impact. ...Read more

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I have monocular and binocular double vision meaning covering any eye doesn't make a difference, what does this mean the cause could be?

I have monocular and binocular double vision meaning covering any eye doesn't make a difference, what does this mean the cause could be?

Double vision: True binocular diplopia is due to misalignment of the eyes. This can be due to a CNS or PNS lesion. "Double vision" in just one eye is ALWAYS an eye problem, NEVER a brain or nerve problem. So one is nervous system, the other is eye. These are very important diagnostic distinctions. "Eye" is what ophthalmologists do; "nervous system" is what neuro-ophthalmologists do. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a dot of blood in your eye?

What does it mean to have a dot of blood in your eye?

Usually nothing: Might be a prominent vessel or a burst vessel on the white part of the eye. If inside the eye (over iris or something), then can be more serious. ...Read more

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What does it mean if there is a pressure type feeling behind your left eye?

What does it mean if there is a pressure type feeling behind your left eye?

Pain behind eye: Pain may feel like it comes from behind the eye if cornea is scratcthe the surface is dry or the eyeball is sore. Most of these surface issues will abate with lid closed, topical lubrication eye drops or gels. Glaucoma usually does not cause this kind of symptom but inflammation in the eye ( iritis) can but would likely be accompanied by light sensitivity, redness extreme watering. See your eye dr. ...Read more

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If an eyes exam by eye doctor come normal no pressure in eyes or the optic nerve can that mean it is very unlikely I have a brain tumour?

If an eyes exam by eye doctor come normal no pressure in eyes or the optic nerve can that mean  it is very unlikely I have a brain tumour?

Sort of: A normal eye exam does not rule out a brain tumor-- only brain imaging would do that. Of course, brain tumors are quite uncommon to begin with. You might see a neurologist if you have concerns about this. ...Read more

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What is the field of vision threshold and what does it have to do with anything?

What is the field of vision threshold and what does it have to do with anything?

Vision map: The visual field exam, taken in a dome like apparatus, maps out the sensitivity of the retina at a broad array of points. It produces a sensitivity MAP like an altitude MAP of a mountain range, which can estimate the health of the retina and also changes in the sensation reception of the brain. Regular fields are done in conditions like glaucoma to estimate progression of loss. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have dangerous eye pressure?

What does it mean to have dangerous eye pressure?

Glaucoma: When the eye pressure is high enough to cause permanent damage to the optic nerve it is dangerous. The higher it is, the more dangerous because the damage will occur much quicker. ...Read more

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What does it mean if damage to my eye causes a change in eye color?

What does it mean if damage to my eye causes a change in eye color?

Eye comor: A change in the eye color following trauma can occur due to either damage to the iris or clouding/scarring of the cornea. ...Read more

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I have an eye pressure of 22 on one eye. Is that a concern?

I have an eye pressure of 22 on one eye. Is that a concern?

Eye pressure 22?: Must put in context: need family history of glaucoma, systemic meds you are taking, ocular surgery?, corneal thickness , visual field status and optic nerve status. Once have these, can determine if 22 is too high or not. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a third eyelid?

Some animals: Have this membrane that closes before the lids. Humans do not have these. ...Read more

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My optometrist said I have an elevated optic nerve in one eye. What does that mean?

My optometrist said I have an elevated optic nerve in one eye. What does that mean?

Elevated optic cup: may be normal or may be due to many causes many of which are bad. Discuss with the Dr who say it and ask what they think it is from. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a blood pressure of 150/100? How serious is it?

What does it mean to have a blood pressure of 150/100? How serious is it?

Depends: A single elevated blood pressure reading is meaningless because blood pressure can go up for a number of reasons including pain and anxiety. Chronically elevated blood pressure needs to be addressed because it can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys an brain. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have cellulitis of the hand?

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What does it mean to have cellulitis of the hand?

Skin infection.: Cellulitis refers to a superficial skin infection, usually bacterial in origin. A brief course of oral antibiotics is generally sufficient treatment. In severe cases, a prolonged course of intravenous antibiotics and hospitalization may be necessary. ...Read more

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I have an elliptical left pupil and vision disturbance in both eyes. Can you tell me what is causing this ?

I have an elliptical left pupil and vision disturbance in both eyes. Can you tell me what is causing this ?

Uveitis: Several of the conditions that you mention, lyme disease, herpes virus, toxo, can cause inflammation of the uveal tissue resulting in blurry vision and an elliptical or irregular shaped pupil . Many other causes are possible. Based on information provided, i feel these are high possibilities or need to be ruled out. Of course, an eye exam would be key. ...Read more

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What to do if i get eye pressure alot. Is this a sign of eye problems in the future?

What to do if i get eye pressure alot. Is this a sign of eye problems in the future?

Sinuses : Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more