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Dr. David Chandler
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Eye Exam (Definition)

An eye exam consists of checking the vision. If this is not normal a manifest refraction is done to determine if any glasses are needed. This is the test where the patient is asked which lens is better number one or two. Then the health of the eye is evaluated with a microscope called a slit lamp. To be able to see the back of the eye, the retina, ...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 funcction of choriod in the eye?

What is the funcction of choriod in the eye?

Blood supply: The main function of the choroid is to supply blood to the eye. It also contains pigmented cells that absorb light. ...Read more

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What is the cause of greenish mucus in the eye?

What is the cause of greenish mucus in the eye?

Conjunctivitis: Green discharge from the eye usually indicates a conjunctivitis, or eye infection. See your family doctor or ophthalmologist to confirm the diagnosis and provide a treatment plan. ...Read more

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What is the cause of eye floaters?

What is the cause of eye floaters?

Aging, mostly: Most of the time floaters appear as a natural consequence of getting older, like seeing the first wrinkle in your forehead. If, however you see floaters that weren't there before, or if you have flashes of light in the periphery of your vision, it's best to get checked out asap by an eye md (ophthalmologist) to rule out retinal tears, which can lead to (vision-threatening) retinal detachments. ...Read more

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What is the best eye allergy drops for eye allergies that result in swollen itchy eyes, specifically those which result in a lot of mucus?

What is the best eye allergy drops for eye allergies that result in swollen itchy eyes, specifically those which result in a lot of mucus?

They do exist: There are several otc eye drops specifically for allergies. There are other eye drops that may mask symptoms but are not specifically treating the cause. Topical decongestants are in the second category. Read labels and ingredients. A pharmacist should also be able to help. Each appropriate product will help any but not all. ...Read more

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What is the distinct vision of the eye?

What is the distinct vision of the eye?

Vision: distinct vision is the clear and comfortable vision a normal eye has both near and distance. ...Read more

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What is the function of choriod in the eye?

Retinal support: This is a richly vascularized structure underlying the retina which supplies oxygen, nutrients and support to the overlying retina. ...Read more

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What is the vision of a typical human eye?

What is the vision of a typical human eye?

Defined as 20/20: A normal human eye can resolve a certain standardized height and size of letters at 20 feet termed 20/20. Some can see a little better and those with eye diseases may have this reduced ...Read more

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What could cause an absyss in the corner of eye?

What could cause an absyss in the corner of eye?

Staph: Staphylococcus is the most common cause of an eyelid abscess. They can be managed with hot soaks in some cases. In others they will need to be drained. ...Read more

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What is the resolution of the human eye in pixels?

What is the resolution of the human eye in pixels?

Not standardized: First you have to define the size of a pixel since this varies with the device because a pixel can be of different widths. Photoreceptor packing is analogous to pixels and the resolution depends upon that packing. Once you have decided which size pixels you are using for this, then you can look up photoreceptor size and compare them. ...Read more

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What is the exact cause of eye blinking?

What is the exact cause of eye blinking?

Reflex: There is an internal rhythm which signals blinking spontaneously. It is modified by the osmolarity of the tears and the exposure of the receptors on the cornea so that there is stimulus to blink more often if these are activated. The blink spreads the tears over the living tissue on the front of the eye to keep it healthy and optically clear. ...Read more

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What is blepharoconjunctivitis of the eye?

What is blepharoconjunctivitis of the eye?

Lid inflammation : depending on the e tent of inflammation will determine what's used when diagnosed. Also affecting the inner part of the lids too and possibly the lid margins, eyelash follicles, and oil glands too. ...Read more

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What is blepharoconjunctivitis of the eye?

What is blepharoconjunctivitis of the eye?

Redness from lid: Bacteria & mites often live on eyelashes & lids (bleph): when these normal (or rarely abnormal) bugs clog glands of eyelashes or cause irritation of lids, they can cause redness & irritation of eye conjunctiva, leading to conjunctivitis. More info & how to treat: eyedoc2020@blogspot.com ...Read more

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What is the causes of blood in the eye around the pupil?

What is the causes of blood in the eye around the pupil?

Not to worry: This blood red color on the white part of the eye is probably a subconjunctival hemorrhage which should turn yellow and dissolve over a week or two. ...Read more

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What is a pink eye versus uveitis in the eye?

What is a pink eye versus uveitis in the eye?

Totally different: Pink eye is the popular term for conjunctivitis which in adults is usually caused by a virus infecting the liniing of the eye similar to a cold infecting the lining of the throat. Most are self limited and need little care. Uveitis is a sterile inflammation of the inside of the eye causing pain, light sensitivity and a risk of internal eye damage. Treatment is with steroids; see an ophthalmolog ...Read more

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Sudden crossed eye in child. What is the cause of this?

Sudden crossed eye in child. What is the cause of this?

Many possibilities: This could be caused by a need for glasses or by a much more serious issue. Take the child to an ophthalmologist soon for evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Jon Fishburn
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Conjunctivitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the thin mucous membrane that lines the front surface of the eyeball and the inside of the eyelids. As the inflammation increases, it causes tiny blood vessels to dilate, thus leading to a ...Read more