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What Does The Doctor See When He Shines A Light In Your Eye
Question unclear: Variety of lights. Depends which part of eye is being examined. Sentinel bleed not likely to be first seen inside an eye. ...Read more
Nerve shooting pains behind both eyes. What doctor could do a thorough test to see if nerves are damaged not just shine torch in eyes like my neuro..
Pupillary reaction: If the pupillary reaction is totally normal that means there is no herniation of parts of the brain due to trauma and pressure. ...Read more
Many things.: Most doctors test how well your eyes are transmitting light to your brain, which is determined by how well your pupils react to light. If you have blurred vision but your pupils react briskly to light that means that your retina and optic nerves are working well. Eye doctors (ophthalmologists and optometrists) use other lights to also examine the anatomy of your eye, both inside and outside. ...Read more
Ophthalmologist: Always start with an ophthalmologist - a medically trained doctor who can evaluate eye disease and treat with medication and surgery. Optometrists have significant limits and cannot do any surgery. Some eye problems can be handled by your family doctor or an emergency room in extreme cases. ...Read more
Retinal stroke: At age 80 a possible diagnosis is an occlusion of the main retinal artery (clog=clot) which usually causes permanent changes in the vision. Another possibility is temporal arteritis, which affects many vessels in the head. Your father should have a test called an ESR and should see either a retinal specialist or a neuro-ophthalmologist as soon as possible. ...Read more
?: A black eye is nothing but a bruise that happens to be around the eye. Surely you've had a bruise at sometime in your life. Please go direct your curiosity elsewhere. ...Read more
Eye has been non stop tearing for 3 days, should I give it a few more days to see if it resolves or go to the doctor asap?
See EYE MD: You should see an eye md asap. There are a myriad of reasons for an eye to tear. Could be something very simple and harmless or something severe and dangerous. ...Read more
I had an eye operation catract a year ago. One month after operation I started to see fly in my eye. Some doctors say it will go?
It usually will not.: Floaters or seeing flies in your eyes are signs of vitreous detachment from the retina and is a normal phenomenon with or without cataract surgery. Since after cataract surgery vitreous detachment is more common quite a number of patients complain of seeing floaters. It usually stays. You have to pay no attention to it. However if it is new your eye dr. Must check your retina asap. ...Read more
Why do I see starbursts around lights? I was just at the eye doc a month ago and they found nothing wrong at all. I have good vision too.
My 7 month one eye dillates more than the other his doctor looked at it sai she didn't see anything wrong should I get worry or is this common?
How fast do prisms work? My doc can't figure out why I see ghost images in each eye (separately) worn it for 10 min and hasn't change anything?
Right away: Why do you need prism at your age? What is the cause of it? Did you see an ophthalmologist? If not pls consult an ophthalmologist. If you see ghost images out of each eye separately this is not muscle related. They may need to check your refraction and topography of your eye. I could not give you more info without more detail. The prism is more for double vision with both eyes together. ...Read more
My grandson put his eye right up to a led green night light for 40 seconds probably. Could this damage his eye, does he need to see a doctor.?
Several years back there was a big question about laser pointers! They did a study on subjects that needed to have their eyes removed due to cancer. The pointed the laser pointer directly to the center of their vision. On pathology, no damage was noted.
It is all about intensity and duration! Looking directly at the sun or an eclipse will damage the eye. Leds may do the same. ...Read more
I pulled my cornea skin thinking it was my contact. Now I see blurry, it doesn't hurt, and my eye doc doesn't seem worried. How can I fix this to see?
Second opinion: Any corneal injury can cause visual issues- do not ignore. Call you doctor or seek asecond opinion. ...Read more
Keep seeing white flash or sometimes dark figure out of the corner of right eye. Went to see eye doc & all tests came out ok. How long will this last?
I'm 24 & see glare @ nite when I get off of work. (I'm cashier)eye doc says eyes are fine. Friend said to buy anti reflective glasses. Do I need glasses?
Glare at night: Glare at night is a common problem. Among elderly patients, cataract is a common cause. Among younger patients like you, refractive errors like astigmatism and higher order aberrations are common causes of glare., esp at night. Corneal edema (esp after swimming) also causes halos and glare. See a refractive surgeon for a workup including refraction in dark conditions and wavefront analysis. ...Read more
Dear doctors. Why do little flashes of light appear in my left eye in a half circle? It looked like the letter "c" flashing little squares and as it started to go away, it became wider and wider till I did not see it at all. This is the first time this h
Eye care provider: An optician grinds lenses for glasses, an optometrist is a trained eye care provider that has not been trained to perform surgery, and an ophthalmologist has gone to medical school and residency and may have had subspecialty training (main distinction is surgical training). ...Read more
Who is the best doctor to see for dark circles under the eyes? Which doctor can best treat this condition throughly?
Dark circles: For dark circles, you should see either an eye doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more
Hi, im 24 & I use mobile & read books alot, few months ago I felt I couldn't see as clear. My doctor said my eyes were just tired but now it's worse?
I do not think so, the more you read, the more you like it, and get use to. You are very young, Usually a rest of 10-15 min. Is the recovery period.
Are you in a dry or dusty environment? Do you produce tears? Are you taking medicines which induce dry eyes? .
Perhaps you need reading glasses.
Go to a different ophthalmologist, as second opinion, don't be shy ...Read more
I have headaches twice a day I have my eyes checked out their fine when the headaches come I can't concentrate or see properly should I see a doctor?
See a dentist: 7 out of 10 headaches are directly related to tmd. Find a dentist who has advanced training in this area. ...Read more
Hi, im 24 & I use mobile & read books alot, few months ago I felt I couldn't see as clear, my doctor said my eyes are just tired but now they're worse: (?
Fatigue: If you are having significant problems with your eyesight, please see a DR. Eye strain and eye fatigue can come from long periods of reading small text close to your eyes. Reducing the period of continuous reading and taking breaks every 20-30 minutes when reading may help. You can also buy reading glasses in the drugstore - these provide magnification while reading, which reduces eye strain. ...Read more
Hi doc! Every after 3 months I see zigzag sharp light in my eye, for half hour I can't see, n every night in dark room I see like light stars in eyes?
Your symptoms can be: One or two separate issues. Flashes of light seen in a dark room may be due to vitreous pulling the retina. Retinal traction, tears, breaks or even detachments should be evaluated. Lights seen in a zig-zag fashion may be from visual aura known as a 'scintillating scotoma" and is associated with a certain pattern of lights followed by vision obscuration. This as well can be evaluated. ...Read more
Ophthalmologist: An ophthalmologist is a physician trained in all aspects of diagnosis and management of eye disorders. An optometrist is primarily just focused on refraction issues. From the little description here, it sounds like an ophthalmologist would be the best doctor to address the issue. ...Read more
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