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What to do if you get Vicks vapor rub in your eyes?

What to do if you get Vicks vapor rub in your eyes?

Wash your eyes: Wash your eyes with water for 15 minutes. ...Read more

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I get a cloud or mist over my eyes when i change to different light setting, s both indoors and out. It only lasts seconds then my eyes adjust. Thanks?

I get a cloud or mist over my eyes when i change to different light setting, s both indoors and out. It only lasts seconds then my eyes adjust. Thanks?

Normal: Your eyes do need to adjust to different light which can take a few seconds. The pupil changes size and there are different photoreceptors that work in the retina depending on how much light there is.... ...Read more

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Do eyes get smaller as you age?

Do eyes get smaller as you age?

No: The size of your eyes do not get smaller. However, the upper eyelids may droop with age, giving the appearance that the eyes are smaller. ...Read more

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How to make my eyes get smaller?

How to make my eyes get smaller?

Depends on cause: If you are eyes have gotten bigger because of thyroid disease, there are medications and or surgeries to make them smaller. If you eyes are naturally larger, then we recommend no surgery but if someone is really bothered by their appearance they can see an ophthalmic plastic surgeon or a plastic surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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How to get mulch out of your eyes?

How to get mulch out of your eyes?

Rinse: Your eyes with eye wash or artificial tears. If this does not work, go to the er. ...Read more

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Ddoes eyes get smaller as you age?

Ddoes eyes get smaller as you age?

No: Perhaps, you are noticing they are not as "prominent" as they were? Eyelid aging issues can affect the appearance of your eyes to the casual observer. Rarely, there can be orbital disease that can also affect eye globe appearance. Certainly, you should see your doc to assess cause. ...Read more

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Can eyes get smaller from being dry?

Can eyes get smaller from being dry?

No: The dryness on the surface of the eye, that causes irritation and blurry vision, has no relation to the fluid and gel inside the eye. ...Read more

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How can I get my eyes healthy again?

How can I get my eyes healthy again?

More details: Please provide more specific details like what these symptoms are, severity, duration, anything that you think will help the docs help you. Feel free to repost. ...Read more

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How do I get bags from under my eyes?

Thanks for asking!: 'eye-bags' are caused by an osmotic imbalance of fluid in-and-out of the thin-skinned area under the eye. It may be associated with seasonal allergies, cold, sinus infection, ingestion of salty food, crying, sleep position, heavy alcohol drinking, eye-rubbing, going to bed with make-up on (irritation), or even some thyroid/kidney problems. Consult a dermatologist if this condition persists. ...Read more

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How often should I get my eyes checked?

How often should I get my eyes checked?

Eye exam frequency: I recommend an exam at least every 2 years for those without any medical eye problems such as glaucoma, cataracts, or macular degeneration. Otherwise, i recommend an eye exam as indicated the specific eye problem. ...Read more

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How can I get clear, white, bright eyes?

Depends: ...On why they are not white to begin with. If blepharitis (inflammation of eyelids) , you can do lid scrubs with baby shampoo or ocusoft scrubs. If dryness is the problem, buy over the counter tear drops. "get-the-red-out" drops should be used rarely, because they can make dryness and irritation worse in the long run. ...Read more

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How can I get fluids out from behind eyes?

How can I get fluids out from behind eyes?

Unsure?: What do you mean by fluids behind your eye? Do you have swelling around your eye? You can not drain the fluid because the swelling is inside the tissue. The treatment will be based on underlying cause. You may have allergy or thyroid problem. Please see your eye doc. ...Read more

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How to get contacts out if your eyes hurts?

How to get contacts out if your eyes hurts?

Contacts: Float the contact with some contact lens solution. Remove the contact at the mirror. ...Read more

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How often should you get your eyes checked?

How often should you get your eyes checked?

Depends: Obviously if there is a problem, the eyes need checking right away by an ophthalmologist. General points for anyone would be age 5, 13, 18 if no problems are present. Adults should be checked at 3-5 year intervals if no problems; more often with refractive or disease needs. After age 40, probably at 2 year intervals unless there are problems. ...Read more

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How can I get the white part of my eyes clean?

How can I get the white part of my eyes clean?

Avoid red eye drops: Whites of eyes discolor usually from the blood vessels enlarging, making the eyes bloodshot. An exception is yellowing (jaundice) from liver disease. Red eyes are often caused by dryness or allergies. Lubricating or allergy drops (eg ketotifen) can be a big help. Drops that 'get the red out' are highly affective cosmetically but can be very addictive - the eyes get more red if you try to stop. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get lazy eyes fixed?

Is it possible for you to get lazy eyes fixed?

Lazy eye: Typically a lazy eye is a childhood problem caused by eye misalignment or the eye having a much stronger glasses need than the other. If this is not diagnosed and treated by the age of 7 or 8, then there is no way to help the vision by the time you are an adult. ...Read more

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How to keep your eyes healthy as you get older?

How to keep your eyes healthy as you get older?

Many ways: A well balanced diet, no smoking, ultraviolet protection and routine eye exams with an ophthalmologist will all help maintain healthy eyes. There are non prescription eye vitamins available. ...Read more

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Why do I get so much puffiness around my eyes?

Why do I get so much puffiness around my eyes?

Allergies: It may be a sign of allergies, get an allergy test either a blood test or skin prick test to see if you have allergies. They can be treated either by allergy shots or sublingual drops or allergy medication or avoidance of the allergen. Get blood test at your doctors office to rule out other things like low thyroid or kidney problems. ...Read more

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What to do if my eyes to get completely white ?

What to do if my eyes to get completely white ?

Follow up: do you want your eyes completely white? This is an unnatural state for the eyes and would mean there is no more circulation. The conjunctiva should have a healthy supply of blood flow and that requires a certain amount of blood vessels, hence the red appearance. ...Read more