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Jun 21, 2014
"It is possible that the macular edema is fluctuating in severity. You say drops didn't work. It might be worth another try with a different NSAID and a longer duration to see if there is any benefit. If the macular edema worsens and v..."
Jun 21, 2014
"I would see an ophthalmologist first for a complete exam, which should include gonioscopy (to check the anterior chamber angles), a visual field, and a dilated exam of the retina. If all these are normal, a referral to a strabismus spec..."
Jun 21, 2014
"If you had idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) (pseudotumor cerebri) from acne medication, it is possible to have a slight cranial nerve palsy from this with resultant double vision. If this is the case, the double vision should ..."
Jun 21, 2014
"I am wondering if this somehow could be a migraine-type phenomenon without the headache. I would see your ophthalmologist for a visual field test, and consider a referral to a neuro-ophthalmologist."
Jun 21, 2014
"Sorry, Cristina: I clicked too soon! Try to ignore the floaters if possible. In other words, do not look for them and try to find them. There is a chance that your brain will learn to ignore the floaters, and they will become less tr..."
Jun 21, 2014
"These floaters are likely permanent unless they are removed by vitrectomy. However, vitrectomy is serious surgery and generally is not done for floaters alone. Vitrectomy is performed for floaters/hemorrhage associated with an acute re..."
Jun 21, 2014
"Eye strain such as at a computer will not cause the vision in one eye to be blurry. You need to see an ophthalmologist (eyeMD) for a complete exam."
Jun 21, 2014
"Probably not, since the phacoemulsification handpiece still has to be used to aspirate the cataract. A potential advantage of the femtosecond laser is that it will soften the hard nucleus, and allow it to be emulsified or aspirated more..."
Jun 21, 2014
"Your daughter definitely should be under the care of a pediatric ophthalmologist. Set up another appointment. You need to see a glaucoma specialist, an eyeMD who is a specialist in glaucoma, not an optometrist. Do not wait for next year."
Jun 21, 2014
"I apologize, but I do not understand your post. What is your question?"