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Doctor insights on: What You Can Tell By The Whites Of Your Eyes

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Could anyone tell me about lazy eyes?

Could anyone tell me about lazy eyes?

In a nutshell: it means that the brain has not developed the visual system in an eye. This is usually the result of untreated refractive error (prescription for glasses) in early childhood or a crossed eye, but there are other reasons as well. After about the age of 6-8, there is no treatment for it. Prior to that age, patching of the better eye can help. ...Read more

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What are ways to tell if one has lazy eyes?

What are ways to tell if one has lazy eyes?

See an eye doctor: Your eye doctor can tell whether you have amblyopia (lazy eye) or stabismus (eye turn). An indication to you that you might have one of these is decreased vision in one eye or a lack of depth perception. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to make my eyes less dry?

Can you tell me how to make my eyes less dry?

Yes: Avoid drying drugs like antihistamines, and use a humidifier in your home. Wear glasses or sunglasses when outside, especially on windy days. Finally seek an ophthalmologist who can help you manage your dry eyes. ...Read more

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What is your eyes tell you about your health?

What is your eyes tell you about your health?

A ton: The ophthalmologist is often the first doctor to see evidence of diabetes, high blood pressure, certain cancers, rheumatoid disease, and many many others. The eyes really are an excellent window to your overall health. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can make your eyes whiter?

Can i tell me how i can make your eyes whiter?

Red eyes: To improve eye redness, the reason for the redness must be determined and treated. Go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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How to tell if my eyes are too dry for contacts?

How to tell if my eyes are too dry for contacts?

While wearing: contact lenses, your eyes can become irritated, scratchy, and even become red. Dryness will also cause you to have cloudy vision that comes and goes. Use plenty of artificial tears and shorten the period you wear contacts. If the dryness is too severe, then contacts are probably not your friend. Sometimes, switching to another brand is worth a try. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stop rubbing my eyes?

Can you tell me how I could stop rubbing my eyes?

Exam for cause: Typical reasons for rubbing the eyes are dryness and allergies. Have an exam to determine if there is a cause and it can be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could make my eyes less dry?

Can you tell me how I could make my eyes less dry?

Dry eyes: First question to answer is why are your eyes dry? Your lacrimal glands, lacrimal ducts, and eyelids are supposed to naturally lubricate and hydrate the corneas. So something isn't working properly. Also take into account climate humidity, elevation, and industrial exposure where you live. First step in treatment is artificial tear drops available OTC. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about abnormal saccedes of the eyes?

Can you tell me about abnormal saccedes of the eyes?

Abnormal eye motion: Saccades is the technical name for the motion of the eye usually following a target. You cannot feel your eye motion and cannot analyze your own saccades in a mirror. An outside observer, hopefully an ophthalmologist can do this. Abnormal saccades are usually due to brain dysfunction and can follow trauma, tumors, infection and vascular accidents of the brain. ...Read more