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What Is Conjunctive
External change.: Usually, conjunctival carcinoma is asymptomatic. It often goes undetected even when observed by experienced eye professionals. It is often confused for a benign conjunctival growth such as a pinguculae or a pterygium. A patient may notice a flat growth or transluscent discoloring of their conjunctivae. A definitive diagnosis requires a biopsy and treatment with topical anti-neoplastic drops. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Redness.: Conjunctival hyperemia is one form of what results in a "red" eye. The term "hyperemia" refers to an engorgement of the blood vessels in any part of the body. In this case it is in the conjunctivae. It is a sign of inflammation in the part of the body where the "hyperemia" is present. The blood vessels are engorged as a result of additional inflammatory cells accumulating in the blood vessels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Conjunctival cyst: Depending on the size. A small conj. Cyst can be removed by incising with a small needle and is painless. A larger one may need to be incised and the entire cyst sack be removed. This takes a little longer, but with the right drops and possibly a small injection of Lidocaine is painless also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Conjunctival tumors: Tumors of the conjunctiva, like those elsewhere, can be benign or malignant. If benign, and large or unsightly, then simple excision is done. If malignant and primary excision is done and may be followed with chemo or radiation. If metastatic, than the source tumor must be sought and treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Conjunctival cyst: Conjunctival cyst on back side of eyelid.Depending on the size. A small conjunctival cyst can be removed by incising with a small needle and is painless. A larger one may need to be incised and the entire cyst sack be removed. This takes a little longer, but with the right drops and possibly a small injection of Lidocaine is painless also. Both can be performed under topical drops without pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Same: Most hemorrhages in this area are due to free blood under the conjunctiva and overtop of the sclera. Conjunctival hemorrhage is a loose term used for almost the same thing. It usually has a traumatic origin. A hemorrhage inside of the conjunctiva would probably leak to the surface and rapidly disappear. Subconj hemorrhages can stay around 1-2 weeks and are usually benign. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Wait...: Nevi of the conjunctiva generally develop during the first 2 decades of life. In children, pure junctional nevi are common. In general, nevi of the conjunctiva are "benign" pigmented lesions of the ocular surface and are freely mobile over the surface of the globe. Unless a biopsy is required for ruling out malignant melanoma, a nevus is usually excised for cosmetic reasons only. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with a conjunctival cyst. I had it lanced and within 1 day it has filled back up with fluid. What is the next step?
Conjunctival nevus: The conjunctival nevus is one of the most common benign tumors of the ocular surface. Melanomas are rare; they can arise without a preexisting conjunctival nevus, or due to malignant transformation in case of pam (primary acquired melanosis). ...Read more
Maybe many weeks: The discoloration may resolve infants but may take many weeks. It depends on how much blood is there. ...Read more
I'm an ER doc trying to diagnose itchy swollen unilateral ypper lid in healthy 23 year old of 2 days duration. no conjunctival or lower lid involveme?
Consider insect bite: Where I live, Seattle, there are spiders all over the place. They like to drop down on their silken lines onto the faces of sleeping people and occasionally will take a nip. A lid with little erythema, itchiness and swelling is the usual result of this. Sometimes you can observe the bite marks - two punctures close together, at the center of the swollen lid. Treat with antihistamines. ...Read more
Excision: A benign conjunctival cyst that causes associated irritation or is large enough to be bothersome, can be excised under local or topical anesthesia. I do these in my office under an operating microscope, and i generally have to place an absorbable suture to secure the wound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help! need to know if there's any problem if i read or use computer while having a sub conjunctival hemorrhage ?
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