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What Happens When The Lens Is Removed From A Baby Due To Cataracts
Will need watching: If a cataract is removed in a baby, either a lens implant is placed during surgery, or contact lenses and/or glasses are prescribed afterwards. It is difficult to accurately predict the exact prescription needed in infants because their eyes may continue to grow, causing a change in their prescription. Regardless of which method is used, close follow-up is needed to avoid losing vision over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitrectomy: Removal of the vitreous, the material that fills the eye behind the lens and in front of the retina, is done for a number of reasons, including bleeding, infection, to treat or prevent retina detachment and rarely to remove floaters from the eye if they are severely disabling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Evaluate quickly: If the left eye is consistent turned out of alignment (usually inwards in this age group), it needs to be evaluated to rule out tumors, cataract, glaucoma and other conditions which might need immediate attention. This is imperative since you say it was present at birth. Other conditions such as ordinary misalignment or refractive issues usually are not at birth and are fixed later. ...Read more
What if air bubble remain in front of lens after phacoemulsification and is blurring the vision? Will it be alright...?
Allow time: Occasionally air is left in an eye on purpose to help keep tissue in proper position during the healing. Less commonly it is not on purpose. In both instances, the body, with fluid exchange that is natural, will absorb the air and while it interferes with vision, when absorbed, you should achieve your potential best vision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true that the developing of the fovea increases when you wear softcontactlenses and have nystagmus and albism? Its about a 2 year old child.
Caul: A caul or a veil covering a baby's eyes is a rare phenomenon. It due to a remnant of an amniotic sac and may people consider it a good luck omen ...Read more
Unlikely: If the avm was completely removed ie. The nidus removed and all feeding vessels that are not feeding other essential ares of the brain are clipped, the likelihood of the avm returning is slim. If the entire avm could not be removed due to its location, there is a chance it would again recruit additional blood supply and grow. There is therapy to address this, talk to your neurosurgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My 4months old baby has a blood stain in the eye, close to the pupil, what is the cause and how can I treat it?
Probably a bruise: If your baby is acting normally without eye rubbing, no mattering or discharge from the eye, then the red spot is likely a bruise (subconjunctival hemorrhage). A bruise generally results from rubbing the eye too hard. It usually disappears on its own without treatment. Did it just occur, or has it been there awhile? If the latter is true, you should have your baby examined for other causes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will the implant look and feel like a normal eye after evisceration eye surgery? I need to have evisceration eye surgery. My concern is that people will be able to easily recognize that one of my eyes is fake. How real are the implants?
Complicated CS: iris: Complications can occur during cataract surgery, though not common. If the iris (part or all) is lost during the procedure, an artificial iris (a segment or full) can be placed at that time or at another time with an intraocular lens. More information at :http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Daddy wants to get a prosthetic eye.? He has eviscerated left eye back in 1994.. what possible complications can occur or it is totally safe??
Very safe: He should be evaluated by an ocularist who specializes in making artificial eyes. You can search for one in your area or you can ask for a recommendation through a local ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Following a bad cataract surgery and loss of iris, can a lens still be put in the eye to see, what to do?
Post Cataract Surg: Yes, an intraocular lens (IOL) can still be placed into the eye even with an extensive loss of iris. Innovative artificial iris implants are also available to avoid post operative glare that can occur after iris loss after cataract surgery. More info at: eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to get rid of the tearing in one eye? Only happens during the spring season, is it allergy or sinus problem.
Seasonal allergy: As stated, it appears to be a seasonal issue. Many of the meds for allergies are now over the counter, check at your local pharmacy. Rx Acular (ketorolac) can be rx'd by your dr to fight specific problems directed directly at the eye when allergic issues arise. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does the surgical procedure for human eye surgery is same as dog when one infected eye ball has to be removed / when the eye is closed after eye ball is rmoved, do you need to have drangae to drane excess by leaving an opening or by tubing ?
Enucleation: Removal of an eye or enucleation surgery in humans includes removal of the eye and placement of an orbital implant. Once healed, a prosthesis is fit to match the fellow eye and keep the eyelids in normal position. Tear and other drainage continues as before the surgery (through the lacrimal system into the nose and down the throat). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does eye allergy/virus passes from one person to the other?does it spread or happens to the person who looks into the eye of the one who is having it?
Allergy vs virus: Allergies are not contagious: you get them from enviornmental particles (pollen, dust mites, etc., causing a reaction in mucus membranes-eyes, nose, mouth vs viruses are contagious: you get them from touching a contaminated surface (ie hand, mouth, door knob, elevator button) touched by an infected person or being coughed on. ...Read more
Is it possible to know if the unborn baby is having breathing problems at 5 months in the womb that can later cause a disibility. ?
Womb: A fetus does not breathe air as there hopefully is none in the uterus ...Read more
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