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What Is The Best Treatment For Downslanting Eye Slits
Two separate: Eye allergies can be controlled with topical antihistamine and often with nasal steroid (on the nose only) as well. Eye allergies may lead to dryness but people can have both with artificial or Rx anti-inflammatory eye drop needed. If you have allergies, best Rx is avoidance of allergens. Otherwise allergy shots may be the answer. ...Read more
Either: Laser treatment with a fractional laser is a good non-invasive way to start. If this doesn't work then you can try fillers under the eyes (or PRP under the eyes). Again minimally invasive and also effective. Reserve a bleph for a last resort or if you have very severe skin laxity. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Recently, my daughter has pain in the upper area of her eyes, she gets enough sleep, is healthy, what could be the reason? What is the best treatment?
Pain: This can be from just dry eyes from excessive near/computer work. The blink rate diminishes greatly with this type of activity. The pain with this is more of a sensation like something is in the eye. This could be an entity called episcleritis, an inflammation of the episclera. It would be best to try lubricating eye drops and see you eye doctor. ...Read more
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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Dark Circles: Circles under eye can be due to: allergy "allergic shiners", fatigue, genetic variation, aging. Lower lid skin is very thin so blood vessels under skin can make area look dark. Topical creams/fillers can help hide circles: only mask condition with no cure. What helps: drink 8 cups water/day, sunblock, hat, enough rest; avoid rubbing; makeup; facial plastic surgery when severe; allergist can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Variable: 10% Vitamin C cream has been shown to help. We currently offer microneedling with platelet rich plasma for this problem. Do not let anyone use filler or Botox in this area. Platelet Rich Plasma will rejuvenate this skin and can be combined with an entire facial treatment using PRP. ...Read more
Dystrophy: Best treatment depends on how extensive it is and your vision. What is your vision? Have you ever had PRK? Any other medical issues? There is good treatment. DALK using the big-bubble technique can be useful in treating corneal stromal dystrophies and may help prevent need for Corneal transplants. Consult with us to help solve this issue. ...Read more
Macular corneal dys.: Macular corneal dystrophy is a rare and progressive corneal problem that starts at an early age. It can lead to painful corneal erosions, light sensitivity, and vision loss. It is hereditary (autosomal recessive), and relatively common in Iceland and Saudi Arabia. Treatment is supportive until corneal transplantation is required. Laser procedures and DSEK are not effective unfortunately. ...Read more
What is the best treatment or a place where i can treat my cousins macular gramular dystrophy 4 eyes?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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