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1 0 14 minutes ago
I have recently noticed that looking at the newspaper for a minute or so results in millions of small black dots appearing in my field of view. Even now they are visible against the white of the computer screen. My own theory is that either the rods or the cones in my retina get saturated with...
1 0 3 hours ago
I have presbyopia and dry eyes. I have a horrible time trying to put in soft contact lenses (on a trial basis to determine if I can handle using them). the doctor suggested monovision lenses or surgery. I have great distance vision. would gp lenses multivision, hard lenses be a better option. I...
5 2 4 hours ago
severe headache with pain in eyeballs from last 10 days , 20 hrs a day. killing me lyk anything. vit d level found 13. history of migraine since last 10 yrs n choroditis since last march. naxdom and amogril not working. neither topomac z doing. please help me i am dying every moment.
3 1 9 hours ago
I had borderline glaucoma & some nerve damage diagnosed two years ago. The glaucoma is hereditary....I also have a slight cataract and thin lenses.......My ophthalmologist has had me on Timolol .05, once a day in the AM......He said he could preserve my eyesight well into my 80 s.....(I am now 66...
3 1 9 hours ago
Hi- My 18 year old son has been having strange headaches... first his vision becomes blurry, his left hand (fingers and palm) becomes numb and then a headache. The vision issue and numbness go away and the headache follows... he is very fit and plays multiple sports in high school. The headache...
9 1 5 days ago
My daughter was hit with a volleyball and experienced very little pain but had difficulty seeing. Her vision returned in a very short time but still complained of a grey patch in the upper half of her vision. A visit to the ophthalmologist brought a diagnosis of a bruised retina . The doctor...
5 1 5 days ago
My Son, age 8, has purple spots in white of eyes. They can not be seen unless eyelids are lifted. Original issue was his rubbing of eyes, watery eyes, and complaining of pain. He does not complain of vision loss or headache. He has Tourette s Syndrome and he states he thinks during some of his...
4 1 5 days ago
I have bad head pain blurred vision and memory trouble, and stroke like symptoms if I lay on one side to long( the side that s down).. My opening LP pressure was 260... I am 40 year old female 200land height 5 7 my doc said that was abnormal pressure.. I think it s high... What would be a normal...
3 1 6 days ago
My son was diagnosed with a viral infection last Saturday and yesterday woke up with a puffy eye. This morning his eye was swollen shut. His optometrist prescribed an eye drop antibiotic just in case but thought it could be a possible sty. Today I took him to our local physician and she...
8 1 Tue, 24 Feb 2015
I have severe chronic pan uvetious and I m 22 years old and I have massive cateracts now and I need surgery because of my meds that I m taking. The pain that I have when I have active inflammation is so bad my eye gets so red and swollen tea my eye looks like it is coming out of the socket. I...
3 1 Mon, 23 Feb 2015
I have an occasional sting in right eye caruncle. A little pinkish and mildly swollen. A red veiny looking lightning bolt is shooting out from the caruncle toward iris-on a scale, it s a 2 in comparison to the left eye which is fine, but the stinging every 5 minutes or so has been going on all...
3 1 Mon, 23 Feb 2015
Over three months ago. I suffered a head injury at work. I was hit upside head by a motorcycle helmet that a client threw a cross room. I was hit above right eye temple.and with such force I was slammed against wall hitting back of left back of head. I have pain all the time and its taken forever...
3 1 Mon, 23 Feb 2015
Hello! I m in the Boston area fairing this storm and while my friend was shoveling got scratched with a branch on her eye ball. The eye has begun to swell --it s been about 2 hours--and when she covers her other eye, her vision is somewhat blurred. When I look at her eye, there is clearly a large...
5 1 Mon, 23 Feb 2015
my eye has been red last few days, tonight I noticed three small circles lined up from corner of eye to where the brown starts in my eye, when I move my eye they stretch out with movement or retract if I go inward, one even flips over when its reached corner of my eye,,like it runs out of room &...
4 1 Mon, 23 Feb 2015
Hi, I have optic nerve damage in my left eyes and catract and develope dry eyes. I had this condition for almost 15 years ago. I am 55 years now. My eye Dr said he can t do anything until now there is no solution for this problem. i told him to remove my catract maybe i can see better. he said it...
4 1 Mon, 23 Feb 2015
I had catarac surgery a few months ago and since then, in one eye, I have light streamers across my vision and I see like squiggly water effect in the corner of both eyes. My right eye also aches more every day. Did the surgery cause this and what can be done about it. seeing the streamers really...
4 1 Mon, 23 Feb 2015
I woke up today and my left eye started swelling till my eye was swollen shut. Then slowly thru the day the side of my face has swollen. I just washed my face and in rubbing that side, I almost felt a pop and then the side of my face now feels a little numb. What is going in?
4 1 Mon, 23 Feb 2015
Hi , my son is two yrs of age and he has a pink eye, so what I did was looked it on the web , and it says that it could be bacteria passed on by someone coughing and my older daughter was sick (coughing) a few days ago, now bothe his eyes are getting red, can I use visine??
7 1 Fri, 20 Feb 2015
Hi I had my eye test and it says Right: Sph 1.50 Cyl 050 Axis 90 Left: 1.50 There are no plus or minus signs, but I can see the lines on top of 1.50s and 050 I don t know if its the same. Kindly tell me if it s really bad or not and What is the number of my eyesight as someone asked me about my...
5 1 Fri, 20 Feb 2015
HOW TO I FIND THE TOP RANKED EYE RETINA SPECIALIST. I HAVE HAD MULTIPLE EYE SURGERIES, INCLUDING RETINA DETACHMENT. THE RETINA NOW HAS A CREASE IN IT, MY PRESSURE IS DROPPING, I HAVE SWELLING BEHIND THE EYE AND PUSHING ON THE MACULA, AND NOW HAVE AN ADVANCED CATERACT I CANNOT FIND A SURGEON WHO...
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