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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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  • amblyopia

    The main article about this condition suggests a number of causes but does not seem to mention DCD/Dyspraxia. In a facebook group, it has been suggested that some people have lazy eye as a part of DCD/Dyspraxia. Do YOU have information about this? It seems very possible to my way of understanding...

  • Is this ptosis?

    Hi For most of my teen age years I was sort of aware I had some sort of imbalance in my eyes. Its always been hard to characterize and I still dont know what in particular it is. One eye (pictured left) seems to be smaller than the other in appearance, but the muscles in the eyebrow above also always...

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  • "Flicker" in peripheral vision when moving eyes.

    I am starting to freak out. a few days ago when looking in the fridge i noticed the lights in the fridge flicker as i moved my eyes from the top of the fridge to the bottom. I retraced the eye movements and realized it wasn't actually the lights flickering it was my eyes making it appear as though...

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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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  • eye problems

    i am a 13 year old  ok so recently have this issue where my eyes feel pressure and very stretchy. i think i have depersonalization disorder which i feel like i am dreaming and that i feel like im floating. my eyes feel like they are floating and unaware even though they are wide open. i dont have...

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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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  • 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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  • Flashes

    I know I have posted a bit about my eyes but I suffer with anxiety as it is and these are not helping. I am experiencing flashes in my eyes all a variety of colours some white,black, blue but look like glitter because it is quick. Some can be quite strong and again others look like glitter. Does anyone...

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  • amblyopia

    The main article about this condition suggests a number of causes but does not seem to mention DCD/Dyspraxia. In a facebook group, it has been suggested that some people have lazy eye as a part of DCD/Dyspraxia. Do YOU have information about this? It seems very possible to my way of understanding...

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  • Is this ptosis?

    Hi For most of my teen age years I was sort of aware I had some sort of imbalance in my eyes. Its always been hard to characterize and I still dont know what in particular it is. One eye (pictured left) seems to be smaller than the other in appearance, but the muscles in the eyebrow above also always...

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  • Keratoconus - Surgeon refuses to treat me

    Hello, I am a healthy 23 year old female (non smoker and I drink no alcohol) and I suffer with Keratoconus in both eyes. My left eye has been severely affected by the condition but I can still see with my right eye. My Ophthalmologist discussed with me about contact lenses and I gave them a go but they...

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  • Fluid behind eye

    I went to my eye doctor last week for a regular check up and was told that I have fluid behind both eyes and that the pressure is high in both eyes. I also have a pseudo tumor that he looks at. I am learning so much just from reading everyone's questions and answers. Thank you

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  • Double vision... but disappears when I read! Why?

    I had a Symfony IOL lens implanted 6 weeks ago. At distance I measure 20/20. I used to have slight astigmatism in this eye, but the doctor said it is no longer there after surgery. Intermediate on the computer is doable as is reading a pocketbook at arm's length - but both are blurry - it's...

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  • Eye Floaters, Ears popping, headaches, fatigue

    Alrighty.  Never posted on one of these things before.   I’m 20, a female, 5’1 and 160 pounds.  So I have very bad asthma. It’s not the issue here, but I’ve been on A LOT of prenizone the passed 8 years, I’m on dulera, spirvia, flonaise, and singulair.   NOW. The good stuff....

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  • MRI for eye scan

    I had a option appointment today to see if i needed new glasses and he said that my vison had got better so my current glasses are to strong now for my eyes. He then said i needed to go to hospital for them to have a look at my eyes was worried so got an appointment this afternoon, after putting drops...

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  • Glasses with blue light filter. Are they are ok to wear all day?

    I am longsighted and recently got new glasses. My optometrist recommended getting a blue light filter to help with eye strain from using a computer. However, I wear glasses full time and the blue reflection is sort or irritating me a bit and I am bit self conscious that it may look a bit weird. Should...

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  • 'Eye disease dystrophy.

    Hi so I don't usually use forums but I'm really hoping to seek some input from people with conditions like mine. I'm 24 a mother and general all round good health. Now 2 years ago I went to the opyitiob with a sore eye, expecting it to be something like conjunctivitis It wasnt, this needed...

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  • I have been referred to the hospital by the optician

    I'm slightly concerned after seeing my optician this afternoon, he said one of my eye balls was larger than last time l went (5yrs) and also appeared to have a bulge in it. He said he wanted me seen at the hospital and would contact my doctor. l wasn't really worried about this however l received...

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  • Seeing black and white dots

    Hey I stared seeing black and white dots a few weeks ago after smoking some weed, I have been to the opticians and they said my eyes are fine, I only see the dots if I look at the sky or a clear wall,  anyone help with this? It’s so annoying 

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  • My left eye seems to drift off

    I'm a generally healthy 28 year old. Recently I noticed my left eye has been drifting to the left multiple times a day. It usually happens if I'm looking at one specific thing for a while. Additionally, a friend noticed that when I was looking down at my phone, both eyes darted back and forth...

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  • My right eyes is extremely blurry, what should I do?

    Hi! I had my eyes checked 1 year ago and my eyes were perfect, but I don't know when, my right eye suddenly became REALLY blurry. It's extremely blurry!!!!!  My left eye can see clearly,  but my right eye is just so blurry!  I really don't want glasses, what should I do?

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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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  • Eye floaters

    Hi there, recently I have been getting a lot of eye floaters, usually it is just one at a time but I think they might be different or changing. I notice them pretty much all of the time unless it's dark. I have had eye floaters before but they never stuck around for this long. I have no blurred vision,...

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  • Lasik & eye floaters

    I had recently posted something about my eye floaters. I have to wear glasses now, I'm considering Lasik surgery, don't know if this is ok for me to do now.... I'm been very depressed about the floaters & wearing glasses... Any suggestions?

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  • Dry eyes and will take accutane soon

    Im 27 y.o. female. I just learned i have dry eyes when I went to an ophthalmologist. I though it was just my glasses were not my right grade. I have acne that has never left me for many years , i tried all topical meds and antibiotics. I will be starting to take accutane but my ophthalmologist advised...

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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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  • Eye twitch

    I posted about this a while ago but got no reply, so I was wondering if anyone has and advice on this. So I have an eye twitch, not like a small muscle spasm on my eyelid or anything but i get an urge to force my eyes upwards, its very hard to explain, but ive noticed it tends to happen more when I...

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  • Other opinions on prescription

    Hello, I have always had to wear glasses from a young age I am currently 23 years old and just wanted other peoples opinions on my prescription. I have been looking into getting laser eye surgery but after researching I am aware that my prescription is possibly too high. Any opinions on the best way...

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  • Blurred/patchy vision, muffled hearing and loss of balance.

    I'm 23 and last night I experienced a sudden onset of blurry and patchy vision, and my hearing became reduced/muffled. Additionally, I felt quite hot and I was having trouble walking- when I got up to go to the bathroom during this episode, I nearly fell over. This particular experience has happened...

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  • White eye flashes in corner of eyes when moving side to side ?

    So back in January I woke up to seeing white flashes in the corner of my vision whenever I jolted my eyes from left to right and vice versa. It would be a a small flash and would get less and less bright every time i did so. If I blink it would sort of do a firework flash very quickly as the eye lid...

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  • Dark spots

    Hi, I am 20 years old and I have noticed dark spots sometimes when I am looking around. Also I expierence some blue/light sparkles... does anyone else get these?  

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  • Recurrent Corneal Erosion - advice please?

    So a few months ago I started getting watery eyes, usually the left but occasionally the right too, along with soreness (limited by the hefty amount of pain meds I am already on, but still enough to cause me enough discomfort that I can't open my eye when it tears right up), massive watering (i'd...

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