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Why Is One Eye Shrinking
Hard to say: Loss of vision in one eye is potentially serious. The list of causes is long and range from graves disease ( which is a thyroid disorder that can be associated with eye problems) , multiple sclerosis, to migraine and many other things. Someone with the problem needs a formal medical evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Eyelid differences?: In most cases, when there is the appearance of one eye being bigger, there is simply a lid position difference between the two eyes. If the eyeball was truly bigger, it would likely have a dufferent glasses prescription (more nearsightedness). Things pushing the eye forward could also make it look bigger. Some examples include enlarged muscles, inflammation, tumors. I would discuss w your doc. ...Read more
Not really: There are several different types of visine . Some contain a mild vasocontrictor (labeled"gets the red out"). If your eyes were sensitive to this chemical alone, and you applied it to one eye only ( or got more in one eye) then you might see some enlargement of the pupil on that side. Of course the visine could have become contaminated with a pupillary dilator. Consider also horner's syndrome. ...Read more
My pupil is left dilated from iritis. Was given pilocarpine for 3days it reduced pupil about 4mm. But after stopin drops the pupil is dilated again? Y
May be a coincidence: Floaters are due to imperfections in the clear gel inside the eyeball, and tend to become noticeable as a person ages. Floaters occur in masturbaters and non-masturbaters alike, but sometimes are more noticeable if one is looking at a plain blank surface. Large numbers of floaters, noticeably increasing floaters, flashes of light, changes in vision, etc..., should be evaluated by an md eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is having one blue eye and one green eye normal? My eye's change constantly so the noticeability is not very high. It's very hard to see at times
Maybe: A lid that looks "larger" may be due to drooping on ne side (ptosis), or excessive redundant skin (dermatochalasis) Brow ptosis can also cause the lids to look asymmetric. Thyroid dysfunction can also cause lids to appear different from one another. Get an exam to identify the cause ...Read more
Hi doctors, can you tell me what is it called when one eye is near-sighted and the other eye is far-sighted?
Antimetropia: This is called antimetropia.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many things: This could be physiologic, meaning it's benign and just the way the pupil is. This could be from getting a drug in the eye, a neurologic condition, test inflammation in the eye, and rarely brain aneurysms, brain tumor, cancer, and past inflammation, infection or ischemia in the optic nerve. If this is new you should go to your doctor. ...Read more
Antimetropia: The term is antimetropia.Get a more detailed answer ›
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