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What You Can Tell By The Whites Of Your 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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