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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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  • Putting things in your eye

    Hi,  I have a cousin who likes to put things in the outside edge eyes that are soft or cold. He only does it when he gets tired and he said, "It's calming". He puts anything from the side of his finger, cotton pillow case, or even the cat's ear in his eye. It hasn't effect...

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  • Left eye new problem to me

    Hey y'all, My problem started about a week ago when I noticed a large new floater in my left eye. It is large with one long curved line and a shorter one underneath, and some webbing. You have to understand that I really hate spiders and freaked out at first when the floater moved from the left...

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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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  • Advice on what I can do

    I have worn spectacles for 42 years , I am 62 years  old . The last twice I have had my eyes tested have resulted in me thinking that the prescription was wrong . I’ve been back to my optician on these two occasions but advised my lenses were as prescribed . I find my spectacles a strain to wear...

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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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  • Ordered new glasses but think there could be a problem...

    I am 34 and have had trouble with close up vision since I was 20 (farsightedness), but fairly recently my distance vision has become a bit blurry as well. I just ordered some new glasses from a glasses store which I have never been to before. They did not retest my eyes as I already had a fairly recent...

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  • MRI and lazy eye

    Hi I had an MRI last week on my brain and no changes but now a few days later they want to go an mri on my eyes .because i recently had an eye exam and i didn't do so good i had a hard time seeing the letters far away and even harder when they cover one eye up i am scared. the doctor also order glasses...

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  • New to wearing glasses/contacts not sure if my script is correct?

    It had been 20 years since I last had an eye exam. I had noticed things at a distance were harder to see, digital signs/boards gave me double vision, I was squinting more...so broke down and went to Walmart Vision Center for an exam. They did a quick exam and sent me out to find frames and said farsighted....

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  • Can infections cause sudden appearance of floaters?

    Hi, Does anyone have any personal experience of catching infections via cross-contamination from safety glasses used by patients at Laser Clinics? And the subsequent sudden formation of large, black, non-transparent floaters, which are actually part of larger masses floating about in the eyes, through...

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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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  • EXTREME sensitivity to sunlight.

    I'm extremely sensitive to sunlight. When facing in the direction of sunlight, it hurts my eyes and I squint, and it takes 20-30 minutes to adjust. With artificial light, it is fine, and I have barely any sensitivity or trouble adjusting.

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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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  • Different kind of floaters after retina tear laser surgery

    After the laser tear surgery I was still seeing the normal "bacteria" shaped floaters but now (being 9 days after surgery) I am seeing black dots floaters. Is this normal to get different kind of floaters. At the 4 day check up the Dr said that the laser went perfectly and nothing broke though. 

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  • Eye and health problems.......

    My eyeballs feel swollen and 'full' also my eyes are sensitive when i go outside, also there is a 'heavy downward feeling above my eyes and in my forehead? Also I feel generally tired and feel 'drained', sort of feel like a cold is constantly in my body but I don't have a runny...

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  • Aesthetic appaearance after scleral buckle surgery

    Hi all  I'm new here and had scleral buckle surgery for a retinal detachment 5 weeks ago now. I'm 20 and had a long standing retinal detachment in my eye for 2 years before it required surgery as it was getting worse. The operation was a success which I was relieved to hear and vision wise...

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  • Dry Eyes

    I had the flu last month, Im all better except I still habe really bad dry eyes. Ive never had dry eyes before I got sick with the flu, couod this be a permanant side affect from the flu..or just another menapause symptom? And whats the best medicine for dry eye? Thankyou

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  • Gnats flying around.

    Okay I have been to multiple GP's I had an actual eye doctor look at my eyes 4 months ago because I was having flashes appear but was told everything is fine. I suffer from anxiety and have other physical symptoms which I have posted about if you would like to see and help me with what might be going...

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  • Permanent floaters in one eye. Is this a problem?

    Hello The past 2 or 3 days my sight has been effected by grey spots/areas in my left eye. If I close my left eye and look only through my right I have perfect vision, however my left eye is being obstructed by these gray patches and it is distorting my vision when reading or looking at things. It doesn't...

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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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  • Having Vision probem in left eye

    I've been having vision issue's in my left for over a month now. I've seen and eye doctor and an eye specialist and they cannot see anything wrong. I do have wet macular degeneration in my left eye which I know what that looks like. The issue I am having is different. I've had lasik done...

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  • Eye Strain From Digital Screens And Artificial Lights

    I’ve got a really strange problem with my eyesight. It’s hard to describe it, so i will try as best as I can, to introduce my issue. There are some electronic devices which screens hurt my eyes. When I’m starring on some screens for more than 5-10 minutes I’m starting to feel confused, it’s also hard...

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  • Eye prescription

    Hello all, Around 2-3 months ago, I had an eye test and it was decided that my prescription has deteriorated by 0.25, so i went from -1.75 to -2.0 Currently I wear lenses prescribed at -1.75 as these are totally fine and don’t affect my vision at all, however when I put my glasses on (which are -2.0)...

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  • Eye Pain / Headache - could this be connected to my Wisdom Tooth?

    I have been to a walk in centre and my doctor so far about pain I have been experiencing in my right eye only and brow / temple area on that side. My eye has been getting bloodshot and I have had a headache on that side for 2 weeks + now as well as slgiht blur in that eye and senstivity to light. I have...

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  • Raw skin, swollen eyelids and outer eye tearing

    I suffer from a mental illness first off, and have been in storage severe depression for the last week, almost non stop crying. Anyways, my right eye is almost swollen shut, I'm sure from all the crying. But there's a tiny patch of raw skin on the outer corner of the eye between the eyelids....

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  • Visual disturbances PLEASE HELP

    This has been happening for a month now,i have millions of black dots in my vision in both eyes (not floaters) they look like mini cells moving about,its like when you look under a microscope at cells and you can see them moving about.this is happening even when i do not move my eyes.i have seen 3 eye...

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  • Put contact lenses in after swimming and pain starts

    I have been swimming regularly in a chlorinated pool since the new year. Afterwards when I put my contacts in (whether it be an hour or 3 or 4 days later) my eyes seem to always become sore and irritated within hours. I have tried rinsing my eyes out with plain water when I get out of the pool and wearing...

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  • Pain & discomfort in eyes

    I had IOL surgery on both eyes in June 2017. I have since had YAG laser on my right eye due to scar tissue & PCO. Since having the YAG treatment my eye has been painful and it feels like there is something in my eye . Any suggestions what this could be . I am in the UK

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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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  • Functional vision loss/conversion disorder

    My opthamologist says I have Functional vision loss. I've been having sever vision problems for 8 months now. I've seen a handful of specialist up to a neuro ophthalmologist at the University of Utah (I live in Maine so I was flown to Utah to see this doctor) and they have found nothing that...

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