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What Is The Result Of Eye Exam In Conjunctivitis
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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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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: [email protected] ...Read more
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 moreSee 5 more doctor answers
My eosinophils on my labs was 6.8. Is this normal even when taking 10 mg Claritin/day? I had allergic conjunctivitis and blurriness during eye exam.
EOSINOPHILIA: YES: EOSINOPHILIA IS COMMONLY SEAN WITH ALLERGY FLARE. Even on antihistamines. To be through it should be rejected, but it is only minimally elevated ...Read more
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