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What is the best treatment for a scratch on the cornea?

What is the best treatment for a scratch on the cornea?

See ophthalmologist: Corneal scratches are quite painful. They can rarely get infected if the agent causing the scratch was contaminated. However tears are very anti-bacterial which helps. Treatment includes topical moisturizers, a therapeutic contact lens in some cases and anti-pain medication if needed. Uncomplicated scratches develop a new skin in 24 hours typically. If longer, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cornea inflammation?

What is the best treatment for cornea inflammation?

Topical steroids: Inflammation is typically treated with steroid eye drops such as durezol, (difluprednate) pred forte, or lotemax. Just as important is knowing the cause of the inflammation so that the underlying problem can be treated. Inflammation is a common response to some type of insult or disease. Steroids can have serious side effects and are usually used for a limited time. Treating the underlying cause is critical. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best treatment for a scratch on the cornea?

Scratch on cornea: Patients should see a doctor for treatment of a corneal scratch. Even a small scratch can become infected and lead to vision loss. Antibiotic drops or ointments are generally called for. In some cases, patching or bandage contact lenses may be used to assist healing. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a corneal ulcer?

What is the best treatment for a corneal ulcer?

Serious Problem: The only treatment for corneal ulcer is copious use of antibiotic known to be effective against the particular type of bacteria causing the infection. This is a real concern. See your eye doctor at once. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for eye coordination?

What is the best treatment for eye coordination?

Glasses or Surgery: Regarding eye "coordination" usually target fixation brings both eyes together into alignment. When there is an alignment mismatch or strabismus, solutions can include glasses (sometimes with prism) or surgery. Rarely, some eye "exercises" may be tried for benefit. Consult with your ophthalmologist if there are any questions for coordination, especially in children as there are higher risks. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for eye paralysis?

What is the best treatment for eye paralysis?

Complicated: I do not believe one should mess around when it comes to your eyes and/or vision. Go get seen by an ophthalmologist at your earliest opportunity to be safe. If this is associated with bells palsy it is usually reversible all by itself. Some doctors use steroids for this condition others don't, but don't mess around with this one, go get checked out please. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for eye movement?

What is the best treatment for eye movement?

See ophthalmologist: There are different types of abnormal eye movements and different causes. Nystagmus is one... Back and forth eye movements. It must be evaluated by an ophthalmologist, a specialist in eye diseases. It should not be ignored ! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a pig stye in the eye?

Pig Stye?: Microwave a clean potato with the skin on for four minutes. Wet a wash cloth or small towel with warm or hot water. Squeeze out the excess water and wrap it around the potato. Apply this to the eye lid until it cools down (about 15minutes).This can be repeated intermittently. Please see your opthamologist if no improvement. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best treatment for under eye bags?

Can you tell me what is the best treatment for under eye bags?

Eye puffiness: Fullness beneath the eyes can be due to genetics, but can also me made worse by sleeping on your face, uncontrolled allergies, fluid retention and inadequate sleep. Cool compresses can help minimize the appearance of bags. Cosmetic procedures are available. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for eye trauma resulting in floater?

What is the best treatment for eye trauma resulting in floater?

See eye md: Eye trauma causing a new floater should be examined by an ophthalmologist for possible retinal damage. Make an appointment soon. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for abnormal eye movement?

What is the best treatment for abnormal eye movement?

Depends: Treatment depends on the cause of the eye movements. See an eye doctor for further evaluation and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for involuntary eye movement?

What is the best treatment for involuntary eye movement?

Eye movements: If you are having involvuntary eye movements, you need to see an eye doctor since this can be a sign of serious issues. ...Read more

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I have a blood shot eye .I am not in pain. What is the best treatment or do I need to see a doctor?

I have a blood shot eye .I am not in pain. What is the best treatment or do I need to see  a doctor?

Subconjunctival heme: A red spot on the eye in the absence of other symptoms is usually a benign "bruise" or subconjunctival hemorrhage. Unless you are on blood thinners i would not be alarmed unless recurrent. It will go away. If you wear contact lenses, there are other symptoms, or the eye is pink all over instead of red, you should see an eye doctor soon. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a red, painful eye resulting from an accident, a stick mistakenly hit the eye?

What is the best treatment for a red, painful eye resulting from an accident, a stick mistakenly hit the eye?

Corneal abrasion: Most likely the pain is due to a corneal abrasion, where there is a scratch on the cornea, the front surface of the eye. One also has to be concerned about a traumatic iritis, which is resultant inflammation inside the eye. Finally, there is the issue that the stick could have penetrated or perforated the cornea, which is an ophthalmic emergency. You should see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My grandma was diagnosed with retina cyst in her right eye. What is the best treatment or thing to do?

My grandma was diagnosed with retina cyst in her right eye. What is the best treatment or thing to do?

Dpends: Depends on the cause and the nature of the "cyst." do you mean she has macular edema? I need more information to answer this. ...Read more