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I had a cataract surgery 26 dec right eye but when i cover my left eye i see things skinny and smaller and they bend a little why is that?

I had a cataract surgery 26 dec right eye but when i cover my left eye i see things skinny and smaller and they bend a little why is that?

Blur ; Distortion: It is not uncommon to experience such symptoms after cataract surgery. The medications you are using should help improve your symptom over time and some may take longer to heal than others. Also, underlying conditions may affect overall vision, ie. Reason for retinopexy. Consult with your surgeon during your dilation exam about these changes, worsening or improving. ...Read more

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After cataract surgery . 48hr after i see a lot better but the objects, letters, numbers, people, etc, when i cover my eye they look skinny it is normal?

After cataract surgery . 48hr after i see a lot better but the objects, letters, numbers, people, etc, when i cover my eye they look skinny it is normal?

Different prescripti: Since you are comparing your eyes together (one that has just had cataract surgery and one that has not) the difference that you are noticing is the difference between each eyes prescription. When you are fully recovered from your surgery, your eye surgeon will refract your eyes and provide you with the new and correct prescription. This will neutralize the image differences. ...Read more

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Suffering from sudden thickening of lower eyelids.Sleepin for long hours causes more thickenin.Can u please let me know the cause of it?I am 48 years

Suffering from sudden thickening of lower eyelids.Sleepin for long hours causes more thickenin.Can u please let me know the cause of it?I am 48 years

Oculoplastic eval. : Lower eyelid swelling, bags or "thickening" can be caused by several things. You should see an oculoplastic eye surgeon for evaluation. They may recommend warm compresses and cleaning your lids and lashes with baby shampoo to treat blepharitis or surgery to remove excess fat from the lower lids. They may also perform tests to rule out other causes of lower eyelid swelling. ...Read more

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Can i cut that growth off my eyelid?

Can i cut that growth off my eyelid?

Don't remove!: If you have a growth on your eyelid, you should let your ophthalmologist remove it. They are very painful to remove without anesthetic and often bleed a lot. In addition, if the entire lesion is not removed, then it will tend to grow back over time. ...Read more

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How long do mosquito bites on eyelids last?

How long do mosquito bites on eyelids last?

A few days: Mosquito bites on the eyelid do not last very long. A cool compress and a steroid ointment will help. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a eyelid scratch to heal?

1 Week: Uncomplicated "scratches" should be well on their way to healing at 1 week. Any delay or worsening should be assessed by your doc. ...Read more

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What to do about a growth on the lower eyelid?

What to do about a growth on the lower eyelid?

Get checked: Most of these are benign but only an ophthalmologist examining you will be able to say for sure. ...Read more

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How long does it take for swollen eyelid to heal?

How long does it take for swollen eyelid to heal?

Depends on cause: This can vary with the cause. After surgery it takes 1-3 weeks. Infection or trauma has a similar time frame once treated. ...Read more

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How long should I wait for a bump in my eyelid that doesn't hurt to go away? It has been slowly growing for a few months

How long should I wait for a bump in my eyelid that doesn't hurt to go away? It has been slowly growing for a few months

Eyelid lumps: Can sometimes respond to warm compresses on a regular basis for a week or two. If the lump doesn't resolve after a few months, then it should be evaluated by your eye doctor. It's most likely a condition called a chalazion. ...Read more

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I have a growth on the inside of my eyelid. it is white, and I have no pain. Has been there for 8 months. I think it may be a Chalazion?

I have a growth on the inside of my eyelid. it is white, and I have no pain. Has been there for 8 months. I think it may be a Chalazion?

R/O CHALAZION: Your description is consistent with a CHALAZION . Apply warm soaks and seek an exam from your internist , you may need antibiotics topically and orally. Also potentially Ophtho consult if it persists. ...Read more

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How do u exactly wash ur eyelids with baby shampoo like r u supposed to put it in the lids? And if so than for long? I would like it in detail please

How do u exactly wash ur eyelids with baby shampoo like r u supposed to put it in the lids? And if so than for long? I would like it in detail please

Blepharitis: Lids scrubs help with blepharitis, or inflammation of the eyelids. There are many ways to do it, including buying pre-packaged lid scrub wipes. I tell my patients just to put some baby shampoo on their finger tips with some tap water and gently scrub your closed eyelids along the lashes. Then rinse your closed lids with tap water. ...Read more

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How long does a brow lift last? I'm considering a brow lift to correct sagging eyelids, but i'm worried that the results won't last long, and eventually, i'll look worse than i did before surgery. How long do the effects of this procedure last for? .

How long does a brow lift last? I'm considering a brow lift to correct sagging eyelids, but i'm worried that the results won't last long, and eventually, i'll look worse than i did before surgery. How long do the effects of this procedure last for?

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Long time: There are many brow lift techniques and when done properly, are very effective. If you have sagging eyelids, you may also need an eyelid lift as well as the brow lift. They can be complementary and enhance the overall result. Each one has its own limitation as how much lift is obtained. That is why it is not uncommon to combine them. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from eyelid surgery?

How long does it take to recover from eyelid surgery?

Varies...: Much will depend on exactly what type of eyelid surgery you are having done. For example, recovery will vary depending on whether you are having upper and/or lower blepharoplasty surgery performed. There is also variability among different patients. Therefore, best to run this question by your plastic surgeon for as accurate advice as possible. ...Read more

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