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Eye Problems

Also known as Amblyopia, Astigmatism, Blepharospasm, Conjunctivitis, Corneal Problems, Dry Eyes, Ectropion of Eye, Optic Neuritis, Pseudoexfoliation, Red Eye, Retinal Problems, Squint, Stye, Vision Problems, Watering Eyes

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  • Is it safe for children to undergo laser eye surgery?

    I was worried that perhaps something must be up with my little girl’s vision. At the age of 3, I noticed that she was struggling to see some things. But I didn’t care it that much. She usually sits very close to the television. I often scold her for that. She blinks her eyes excessively and rubs them...

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  • Different colours through each eye ??

    I ve been under a lot of stress and anxiety and developed very bad headaches 7wks ago.  This looks like it’s from a problem with the vertebrae in my back.  However I convinced myself I have a brain tumour.   I took myself off to the optician who did the usual test including the photo s...

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  • Ptosis non surgical correction

    Advantages of crutch glasses: 1. Easy, cheap and readily available. 2. No surgery is required. 3. You can use it when you want and remove it when you don’t want to use it. 4. You don’t need to lift your lid mechanically using your fingers. 5. Crutch is not a separate entity which will be again cumbersome...

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  • Castor Oil for dry eyes.

    Has anyone tried castor oil for dry eyes?  I have read and heard so many positive things about it and it has really helped some people with dry eyes, red eyes ect ect,,,, i have dry eyes and have tried lots of drops that the doctors gave me and none helped and some even caused the delicate skin...

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  • Eye pain/strain only when looking at screens?

    I'm 19 and have been very active on computers and other screens for many years and never had any problems. I have glasses for 10 years with no problems. I got my prescription updated over a year ago and had no problems, as usual, until about 5 months ago. One night while on the computer I started...

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  • Suddenly blurred vision in Left eye. No one knows the reason

    Hi, I am 30, male, computer programmer. I've never had any problem in my eyes before, but 13 days ago my left eye got blurred and then I started getting dizzy sometimes. I went to the GP and he said it could be conjunctivitis (I didn't think it was, because my eye wasn't red or sticking)....

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  • New vitreous bleeds in eye

    Had a big vitreous bleed in my bad left eye on Tuesday.  My consultant saw me quickly on Thursday   He said it was too dreadful and there was too much blood to do anything at the moment. He's done loads of laser in the past and said to just stay with it and it'll clear in a few weeks....

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  • Swollen eyelids, flaking skin, itchy, red

    Long story short I had I  had eyelash extensions for the last six months. A few weeks ago after an eyelash extension fill woke up with completely swollen eyes. I ended up going to urgent care where they prescribed me five days of steroids. I immediately took the eyelashes off and within a few days...

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  • White flickering light after laser for retinal tear

    I posted on here a few weeks ago about a black/gray spot I kept seeing after the retinal tear laser surgery. I saw on the doctor's notes it was the photocoagulation. I also saw that I have lattice degeneration which I'm assuming contributed to the tear. I am not seeing the black spot so much...

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  • recurring eye inflammation

    Hello, I just joined this website. I live in the USA, in the state of Pennsylvania. Here my issue: For the last four years I have had recurring eye inflammation. Every 2-3 mos., I can feel it coming on, usually in only one eye at a time. The iris of my eye would get red & it would be tender...

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  • Pvd and shaking eyesight

    Hi I’m 37 and have pvd in left eye. I had it in my right eye 3 years ago which resulted in a retinal detachment. I was born with sublux lenses and now it’s like my eyesight is shaking. Is this part of my pvd?  It’s when I’m looking up slightly I feel like my eyesight is shaking side to side and...

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  • Healing and Recovery from Detached Retina

    Hi All, I had a retinal detachment that included the macula in late September in my right eye losing most of my vision. I got in as an emergency within 24-48 hrs of detachment starting. My eye doctor injected a bubble with the pneumatic retinopexy procedure and two days later did cryopexy to secure the...

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  • I HATE EYE FLOATERS SO MUCH PANIC! :(((

    I know Ive posted about this a million times I guess this is just an update. I went to the optamolagist and they dialated my eyes, checked my floaters. said there's no tears anywhere at all and I have dry eye. OK, so I look in the mirror and feel like one of my pupils is still bigger than the other....

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  • Retinal Tear Laser Surgery

    I recently went to a retinal specialist because I was getting some flashes now and then and a lot of floaters and she told me I had a retinal tear that actually had tried to repair itself but said she would do the laser retinal repair surgery to prevent it from opening. The doctor acted as though it...

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  • Pvd (posterior vitreous detachment)

    Interested in hearing peoples symptoms and experiances with this. I had pvd of the left eye and sure enough 6 months later,right eye. Having problems dealing with it. When both eyes are affected,hard not to think of it 24/7. Would like to hear others stories. Thanks.

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  • Scintillating scotoma

    Hi, I'm a 25 year old male and have been getting scintillating scotomas since I was around 15-16. At first it was around once a year, but now it seems to be 1-2 every couple of months. I get no headache afterwards or maybe just a slight one. It seems to happen mostly when I'm on my PC.

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  • Eye Swelling

    Hello, the skin between my eye and eyebrow has swelled up and I am getting concerned. Anyone else have this sort of problem?

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  • Double vision after squint surgery

    I have a left eye operation regarding squint on 27 may,2017. In surgery my lr muscle is adjusted to 8mm. After surgery double vision is arise when i see my left side. Doctor saying it take few weeks to get my eyes normally. Double vision  is arise only when i see left. and when is see only when...

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  • blurry vision in my right eye

    I had a terrible incident 10years ago someone hit me with a belt. My right turned red and my vision in the eye was blurred. I couldn't get it treated perfectly. Right now it is still blurred but not red although I use a recommended photo chromic lens . I hoped the eyes will heal naturally. But it...

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  • What to do when you KNOW PVD is coming?

    I am only 28, but very near-sighted (-10.00). I was diagnosed with vitreous detachment in my right eye 5 weeks ago. It seems to be stable and no retinal tear was found by the last doctor visit I had last Thursday.  I was educated that the PVD will likely to occur in the other eye...Which could lead...

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  • What are the symptoms of retinal tear or detachment?

    I'm 17 years old and I've had flashes in my left eye's peripheral vision for almost 2 years now with no additional symptoms, I didn't worry about it before because the flashes were very scarce, sometimes I'd not get them for months and something just few times a month and it didn't...

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  • Burning Eyes / Floaters - Please Help :)

    I’m 26 and generally healthy. I don’t smoke or drink and exercise 5 days a week. About 4 months ago I noticed a couple floaters in my eyes and some burning. Today, I have more floaters and they burn almost constantly. They are also bloodshot and often sensitive to light. I’ve had two eye exams and...

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  • Eyelash problems, has anyone felt similar?

    Eyelashes feel constrained, tight, sticky. Blinking has a strange effect as if something along the lashes is tearing apart, popping. Feels like eyelashes are touching and crossing. Can also feel wet and cold. Eyelid feels heavy. Feels as if there is crust along the eyelashes but nothing is...

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  • AMD/ Glaucoma

    I was diagnosed early dry AMD/ Glaucoma about 2 yrs back. My eye sight was quite alright when diagnosed and it still remains almost the same with slight decrease. Recently some one advised me to start using Flex Seed Powder for age related constipation/ delayed bowel emptying. As I can recollect, once...

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  • Eyes using laptop

    Hi. I am a student and i have to spend my most of the time in front of my desktop or my laptop. The problem i am facing is i am feeling my eyes got tired and they start getting red after some time. please do recommend me some good eye drops and please let me know if their is any laptop that have eye...

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  • castor oil eye drops.

    I've used castor oil eye drops( organic) twice. They made my eyes red, and a bit sore, so I've stopped for now.Has anyone else experienced this? 

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  • I can see double images when i want how

    the more i focus the more is image splits works even better when i close one of my eye and i wear glasses also the place where i live i saw bat while playing badminton he chased the shuttle c**k than went away but then i felt something on my hand could be bat bite or a leaf i was close to a tree and...

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  • Tear Duct Problems

    First of all, I'm 58 years old and have worn gas permeable contact lenses for about 40 years with no problem. I started feeling like I had something in one of my eyes. I also started having a lot of watering. One eye was worse than the other. At first I was told it was allergies. I was put on different...

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  • Chronic eye problem: Severe stinging remedied by rinsing eyes.

    I've had a problem with my eyes several months, I've seen doctors and eye doctors and neither were sure what it could be, one said allergies and the other said dry eye respectively but after taking antihistamines and using eye drops neither have helped and I'm not sure that either of these...

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