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  • 5 days ago

    i don't have money for the rental detachment operation

    so basically my father had teary eye he is 61 years old he went to a doctor and doctor told him that his vitreous was floaty or you know when it rains what do you call a lake or river or sea? anyway i don't know how to say that word and dr said that operation would be necessary. Now the problem is that my father had rectal cancer and our family spend quite a lot of money to cure him and thing is that we live in a developing small country. my family isnt poor but not rich by any means and we cant....
  • 8 days ago

    How Risky Is Eye Surgery?

    The risk or danger of eye surgery? Hii guys, I am Tejas Rane, working as an analyst in digital marketing agency from last 18 months, at the start, everything was going pretty well, but from previous six months, I was having some problem in my eyes. So I went to the doctor and informed him about the problem I was facing, so he checked me and told me to start wearing spectacles. So it got sorted out. But I don't like to wear glasses. I am thinking of getting eye surgery done. I have also read somewhere....
  • 15 days ago

    5 yr old female with Ammonia burn on both eyes

    She was accidentally misted with a bottle of cleaning solution that contained ammonia. If the burn was immediately flushed by water, would surgery really be necessary to replace "anything' (if she has actually made and is still making progress). She can still see, yet her vision is still blurry. I just don't completely trust what I'm being told. Any help would be so incredibly much appreciated!!!!!
  • 18 days ago

    Sunlight Eye Damage?

    Might be nothing and I don't know if anyone here would have the answer to this or not. Today I was outside and forced myself to look at something, while squinting, and resisting the urge to look away due to sunlight hitting the corner of my left eye. I resisted a somewhat strong urge to look away for roughly 1.45 seconds. During that time, I felt an unpleasant sensation, as if the sunlight was doing damage/had the potential to do damage if I didn't stop when I did. I assume if I did any damage....
  • 18 days ago

    Undiagnosed ongoing condition

    It started last year in September 2018, there is pronounced constant redness in eyes, intense pressure of eyes all around eyes and in back of eyes, especially the left eye, discoloration of whites of eyes sometimes yellowish, sometimes a tinge of bluish, debilitating headaches, halos developed around light sources, vision is slowly deteriorating, nausea associated w/ the headaches and eye pain, the symptoms are intensified by reading , so it must be something related to eye strain but much worse....
  • 1 month ago

    Organic Honey and Eyes

    Theres been so many posts all over the web about Organic Honey mixed with water to be used for eyedrops that is said to lighten your eye color, and be safe when done correctly. I want to help clear this up once and for all and figure out if it is safe or not. Responses from professional opinions is very much appreciated. Please describe whether there are any instances of this actually being proven to be successful or damaging.
  • 1 month ago

    Post Cataract Surgery

    I had a cataract removed about a year and a half ago. I think too many of these procedures are done and not enough attention is paid to informing the patient of potential problems. I had and have a vitreous separation and the cataract surgery was performed on the same eye. I now have a retina wrinkle in that eye and it's getting worse. My surgeon, supposedly the best in my area did not inform me I was at increased risk for this happening. I have now been told I need a secondary cataract surgery....
  • 1 month ago

    Exudative Retinal Detachment

    Needing some advice from any specialist monitoring. I had an area of schish which had shallow retinal fluid; the surgeon opted to create a barrier around it; from 10 o'clock to 5'clock; this was done in April and that has held. Then in May, CSR showed up and i was told there is fluid on the periphery from 3'oclock to 1 oclock (as I see in vision). there was shallow fluid at the top as well. After a few followups, there was no tear, it was ruled to be exudative retinopathy; the flareups....
  • 2 months ago

    Retinal Detachments

    Hello, my name is Peter, I am 22, and I've had a retinal detachment for about 6 years now. I've had 6 surgeries (plus one cataract) to fix my detachment. But unfortunately they failed. I lost vision in my right eye, and my first doctor told me that the retina is attached, but because I had so many surgeries, the scar tissues won't permit me to see. But recently, another doctor told me that the eye is completely detached (which explains why I can't see). He told me that I shouldn't....
  • 2 months ago

    Post-cataract surgery

    I noticed shimmery edge glare following cataract surgery eight day ago and the condition has not yet approved. How long does it usually take to clear up? Should I simply continue with the drops and wait... or is this something to discuss with my surgeon before he does the other eye in five weeks time?