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    What causes redness and inflammation of the left eye?

Posted on Thu, 3 Aug 2017 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Question: I noticed a red reflection or glint in my brother's left eye. Could this indicate a problem in his eye?
Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Can you capture this with a camera?

Detailed Answer:

Your description alone doesn’t allow us much room to adequately weigh in. Would you kindly try to obtain an image of this eye and upload to me for review and guidance? Without a review, am afraid the response would be generic and not applicable to him.

To upload an image, simply click on the link to upload a file and follow the instructions. If this proves difficult, please send the image by mail to YYYY@YYYY and request that the image should be uploaded to your query.

I do promise to get back to you with more insights and helpful recommendations as soon as the requested information gets here.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
Follow up: Dr. Chobufo Ditah 3 hours later
I can't take a photo because my brother lives in another state. The reflection was just a flash and not apparent when looking at his eye directly.
Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah 14 hours later
Brief Answer:
Let's observe only!

Detailed Answer:

This doesn't seem to raise any immediate worries. Monitor only and report progress to me for further review and guidance.

I wish you well.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Dr. Chobufo Ditah

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