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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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  • Tired dry eyes

    Hi I have very tired dry eyes, could be caused by menapause but not sure. Been given drops to use. Any advice please x

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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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  • Retinal detachment surgery complication

    I was diagnosed with macular hole.  Specialist recommended surgery as I'm 50 and still have quite a few years left.   With a vitrectomy and a gas bubble inserted, I had retinal detachment with leakage thru the hole between the membranes.   I had an emergency  vitrectomy with silicon...

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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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  • Floaters worse after dilation drops.

    I had laser for a retinal tear last March and everything eventually settled and I was feeling well.  On Monday past I had an appointment with the glaucoma clinic as at one of my eye casualty visits it was flagged up ? glaucoma.  Thankfully I don't have it, however, since my visit which...

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  • Side vision blurred for 10 minutes

    While verifying few office papers 2 days back ,side vision of both eyes became blurred for 10 minutes. After that normal. Same happens in 2014. MRI done. It is normal. I had health check-ups ever year. All reports are normal. What is the reason for blurred vision for 10 min?

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  • Pressure around/behind eye decreased vision

    Hello, I wear glasses since 10 years old. My right eye was always weaker vision than my left eye however I could see with my weak eye decently and left one was almost perfect vision until 16 years old. At 16 one morning I woke up and noticed that my right side of the face is numb/paralyzed I couldn't...

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  • Split second loss of vision, like a quick blink.

    Hello, as in the title, I was reaching up earlier to pull a tack out of the ceiling, and I experienced a very quick loss of vision, like a very fast blink, I can only describe it as a light flickering during a storm. I don't get migraines, I had an eye test about 3 months ago and there were no problems,...

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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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  • one eye becomes smaller than other

    My one eye has become smaller than the other one. I don't know how but i can clearly see this in mirror and photos which looks so awkward. I am so depressed and confused . can it be happened ?? And what is the reason behind this?? Kindly tell me 

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  • blurred vision which comes and goes

    hi all. i am 30. female. healthy. the past 6 months i lost my vision on my right eye twice for a while. it also had a bit of a yellow tint. i could barely see and it was like the colour on tvs in the 70s.  ive had mris, ct scans, heart tests, blood tests. all normal. so TIA,MS, aneurysms, eye disorders,...

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  • Eye problem since birth

    Hi, I have had a problem with my right eye since birth. I am completely blind in that eye and the eye appears significantly smaller whilst looking at it, i'm guessing this is because the eyelid is droopy so it makes the eye appear smaller? I have trouble looking at people in the eye in fear that...

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  • Double vision anyone?

    Hey guys, I'm 25 in the UK, I started having double vision around two weeks ago. If I cover either of my eyes one at a time, then I can see straight. I went to the opticians because I thought that I might need glasses, but I have 20/20 vision, but she saw blurred optic disks so referred me to the...

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  • Is this Dry Eye Syndrome?

    Hallo.  I have stumbled across this condition as perhaps being what I have, as I had thought that dry eye syndrome would be just that - constantly dry eyes that drops could control.  However, what I have been experiencing for a few weeks is this:  heavy eyelids, 'scratching' and...

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  • Scratched eye won't heal for a month what is the problem?

    Hello, First of all I am in the process of getting an eye doctor appointment to have this checked. It all started when I went to the beach, got some sand and sunscreen in my eyes as usually happens, went home scratching my eyes a bit as they turned red from the sunscreen, this happened to me before...

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  • i see green in the dark

    It happened to me several times when in the middle of my sleep I had to stand up and be in the light, and then I lay back and saw green in front of my eyes closed and opened them and everything was green and the blinking helped to fade it quicker in a few minutes. After I closed my eyes again, different...

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  • DRY EYES AND ONEFIT 2.0 LENSES

    HAS ANYONE OUT THERE USED THE ONEFIT 2.0 SCLERAL CONTACT LENS FOR DRY EYES.  MY DR RECOMMENDS IT AND I READ A LOT ABOUT IT BUT CAN'T FIND ANY REVIEWS ON IT.  WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE ANY INFO ON THEM AND PEOPLE WHO USED THEM.

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  • Recurrent corneal erosion questions i need answered.

    I work generally in 35 degree farenheight to 45 degrees, is there a better eye drop i can take to ease my dry eye issues for the environment i am in? If i didn't take the fridge it would have been a -15 degree environment... I tend to sleep with the air conditioner running at 60 degrees, after reading...

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  • Self Induced Double Vision - Young Adult?

    Hi all,  For approx last 4 months ive been suffering from horrible double vision, the two images appear adjacent to one another in the horizontal plane, I had visited my Optometrist about the condition, and he advised that my eye muscles may just be weak, but with an updated prescription for my...

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  • change to optic nerve

    Went for routine eye exam, visited the same opticians as last year, i have a family history of glaucomca, during checks with the light machone the optican advised that there was a definate change to the size of the nerve at the back of my left eye. He  gave me a letter and told me to take immediatly...

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  • Eye infections not effected by antibiotic drops

    This has been going on for a month now.  Eyes stuck shut by morning.  Have seen a general MD plus my eye doctor.  This is tiresome and I am concerned that the drops are not working for me.  Anyone out there been through this.  It is not regular "pink eye" stuff.  

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  • Eye problem from the last 3 months.. Please help.

    I'm a 29 year old female and my current weight is 70 kgs and height is 5"3. Roughly 3 months back I felt something wrong with my left eye.. If I close my right eye then there is a blind spot in my left eye. I can see the central area and the side area perfectly but the area between that is...

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  • Eyes feel like lead even though had good nights sleep

    For the past week I've been feeling very tied even though I've had a good nights sleep every night. I go to bed at 10:30pm and usually wake up before my alarm goes off at 6:15am. I don't remember waking up in the night and initially feel fine until after I get to work and sit down then my...

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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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  • Unexplained constant eye pain

    I'm suffering for the past 9 months from a constant pain mostly behind my right eye. The pain becames stronger few times a day. I went to several neurologists qnd optumologists but till now nobody knows what I'm suffering from. It's not tergiminal nurology. Someone can help?

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  • This is what is happening to my eyes for the last few months

    No one will help me figure it out im scared dont k ow what to do i go to 3 different eye doctors who say they bae no idea what im talking about so i did skme self tests when im driving i see double street lights if i sbine my phones light into my eyes the ghosting visjon goes away

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  • Ghosting Vision (Monocular Diplopia)

    Hello everyone, In the beggining of February this year my vision got a bit worse and since then its only getting worse. When I was 16 I used to wear glasses just to improve my vision of my right eye (-3.00), but as it was my lazy eye I stopped wearing them cause it only caused me headaches and I didnt...

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  • Axis wrong on glasses? Or is tolerance too high?

    No matter who tests my eyes, or where I get my glasses made, when I rotate the glasses about 15 degrees, I see better.  When I tilt my head to the right, I see better with right eye at a distance.  What is this phenomenon called---where the eye tends to level itself slightly with the horizon? ...

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  • Lasik/Lasek Surgery Didn't Help

    I had been wearing glasses for many years and so was excited when I heard about this new treatment.  Forget if it was lasik or lasek, but anyway they evaluated me and said I was acceptable for it - long-sighted with astigmatism in left eye.  Had the operation up in London and it was great for...

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