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I'd posted before asking for information about lens options before surgery, but thought I'd start a new thread now that I've gotten the lens where perhaps others can add their results as well with the Symfony lens. It is a new type of ...
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Sometimes (mostly in the bus) I get headaches when I'm with my (non prescription) sun glasses. It's more a pressure than a headache, on the back of the head(behind the ears) on both sides. When I take off the glasses it disappears imme...
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There are several of us on here who have a similar eye complaint: seeing a bright flash, like the afterimage of a flash bulb, when we blink, and sometimes, on upgaze. This is transient symptom for most of us, lasting anywhere from a few...
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Hi everyone. I have what seems to be a traumatic mydriasis from blunt trauma to my right eye that happened back in the middle of December. My history: Middle of December I took a slapshot to the eye from a rigid PVC hockey ball (was...
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Hello, have a nice day, recently had a bad case of allergic rhinitis, my nose was bleeding fr a couple of days and it was very dry. I started taking loratadine with pseudoephedrine. I Also take Enalapril 5 mg. During the last 4 we...
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My 2 year old daughter got a chalazaion on her eye a week after we got our puppy I already took my daughter to the doctor and they gave me a cream but now she is getting one on her right eye everyone that I know that's children gotten a ...
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I have myopia and astigmatism as well as blepharitis. My question was whether the monofocal lens would REQUIRE one to wear glasses for one focus since the lens can only focus you at near or distance. A distance IOL monofocal lens would t...
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Hello all, Let me describe my condition which is a little bit complicated: My cataract lenses was removed at the age of 6 months old but, they decided not to implant any IOL in my eyes and since then till now that I'm 24, I've been usin...
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On Friday 4-28-16 i had an eye exam. Different kind of drops were used during exam. Now its going on third day. My eyes seem like as if the're covered by some film that blurrs the vision. And my eyes are still sensitive to bright light, ...
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Someone told me that their ophthalmologist said that the UV protection of sunglasses only lasts a year. Is this correct?
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My cataract of left eye was performed in sep. 2015 two times stitches done now eye is in good condition but yet Intraocular lens (IOL) is not implanted what may be the reasons for not implanting Intraocular lens (IOL) and what will be i...
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Hope its all right with your eyes but I do believe you better look for an emergency oftalmology place - just to be sure nothing wrong is happening.Tell them whats going and they will check your eyes - the faster you know about, the bette...
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Hello, I recently noticed a small red bulge in the side of my eye, almost like a vein. Anyone know what it is?
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I had retinal detachment surgery just over a week ago now. A few days ago I started getting flashing lights again (same as the ones I got prior to surgery) at the top corner of my eye. This started with a few flashes so I went to see m...
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Hello I was hoping for some potential steering in the right direction for this issue. For the past two years or so I have been struggling with my contacts. A little history, I originally got contacts about 3 years ago Rt. Eye: -1.50pwr -...
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Hello, Please help. My 3 yr old daughter has something I think it's call chalazion. She started a small one maybe around February and last maybe 2 months. The first one was on her upper lid. Just 4 weeks ago, she started a second one on...
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My 3yr old keeps getting eye styes. She will be seeing an eye doctor soon. I do warm compresses but she is fighting me more and more now. My question is can I use the Sterilid Foam or wipes instead of the everyday compresses??
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Hi everyone, I have been confronting extreme cerebral pain, headache and eye torment. The eyes seem normal in the mirror and to my family and companions. Presently I am confronting redness in my eyes and I don't know whether it's because...
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Hello, My 7 year old son underwent strabismus surgery 5 days back. His was a case of exotropia and hypertroia in right eye since birth. The doctor decided to operate on both the eyes. Immediately after the surgery my son developed a...
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I have my 1st retinal detachment surgery 3 month ago with Scleral buckle and inject gas in my left eye. After the surgery sometime i see a dark spot on the upper right coner, which usually comes and goes. One time it appear and didn't go...
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