Eye Examination

A series of tests are done to assess vision and the ability to focus during an eye examination. It usually consists of an external eye examination, visual acuity, pupil function, extraocular muscle motility, visual fields, intraocular pressure, and analysis of retina after dilating the pupil.

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Can blepharitis cause headaches?

Query: Hi doctor, My 9 year old son has had a frontal headache for over a month. We discovered that he has muscle knots and blepharitis. Can blepharitis lead to headache?  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Bandivadekar

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Blepharitis can rarely cause headache. Blepharitis usually indicates a low grade infection of the hair root and surrounding sebaceous glands. I guess the muscle knots on the eyelid you are referring to is chalazion or stye. Both, blepharitis and chalazion occur when child...  Read Full »

Why am I having weird eye movements?

Query: Hi doctor, I have weird uncontrollable eye movements similar to nystagmus. I feel bad when I walk behind the people. My eyes have a flickering problem. It makes people feel uncomfortable around me. I have a peripheral vision starring problem too. I am attaching my picture.  Read Full »


Dr. Manish Mahabir

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your eyes look fairly stable. You have a normal involuntary pursuit movement of the eyes in which your eyes can track anything which moves in front of you. There is no need to worry. If...  Read Full »

What are the treatment options available for dilated pupil?

Query: Hi Doctor, I had a serious eye injury before 10 years due to cricket ball hit. At that time, my pupil got enlarged and dilated. Can it get treated now?  Read Full »


Dr. Asif Manzoor

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After blunt trauma, pupil constrictor muscles may be damaged and that causes permanently dilated pupil called traumatic mydriasis. This just causes mild blurring or photophobia in bright light due to large aperture. But, in case of trauma, there are more important thin...  Read Full »

Noticed a broken blood vessel in my baby's eye. Should I check out immediately?

Query: Hello doctor,My son is 10 weeks old. Today I have noticed that he suddenly got a broken blood vessel in his right eye. It never happened before. He did cry and possibly scratched his eye right before it appeared. But, he did these things on multiple other occasions as well and never had a broken ves...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry. It is something that will heal. Here are a few points that I would like to mention. Various covering membranes of the eye in children below the age of 6 months are weak, but the best part is that if they are damaged, they heal quickly as the child is rapi...  Read Full »

My son sprayed mosquito repellant close to his eyes. Will this cause any impact?

Query: Hi doctor, My son pressed a herbal mosquito repellant spray close to his eyes. I am not sure whether the liquid directly sprayed into his eyes. We immediately washed his eyes and nose as he complained about a burning sensation. But soon it was over, he can see things and recognize colors. Will this ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shikha

General Practitioner, Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Give a thorough wash with clean water for at least half an hour. If there is any burning or redness or pain or excessive watering, please do visit an ophthalmologist immediately. For further information consult an eye care ophthalmologist online --> https://www.icl...  Read Full »

Is crossed eye problem a curable one?

Query: Hi doctor,My son is 2 years old. He is having crossed eye problem from the birth. Is it curable? If yes, then what is the treatment for this? Also, what is the success rate of the treatment?  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Kumar Singh

Child Health Specialist, Family Physician, Paediatrician, Pediatric Allergy Asthma Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your child's squint problem can be treated in a number of ways and often more than one treatment or a combination of treatments may be needed to get the best result for your child's vision. Your child's squint treatment will be depend on the type of squint. Most of the...  Read Full »

My pupils are big after cataract surgery. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had cataract surgery. I can see objects only with the rigid lens and it is blurry. I cannot read anything. My eyes still get hurt by bright light and my pupils are big. Why?  Read Full »


Dr. Asif Manzoor

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After the cataract surgery, pupil may remain dilated due to surgical trauma to constrictor pupillae muscle or iris is damaged and becomes atrophic. Some drops also cause pupil dilation. Make sure you are not using any dilating drops with red caps such as Tropicamide, C...  Read Full »

How will the doctor identify my lazy eye vision percentage?

Query: Hi doctor, Other than the Snellen chart method, how doctors will check the vision of a person? I am a lazy eye person with low vision. How will the doctor identify my vision percentage?  Read Full »


Dr. Asif Manzoor

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are many methods to check vision, according to the age of the patient. It is different for preverbal or verbal children and for adults. Many types of vision charts available. Snellen chart is one of them. There are ETDRS chart early treatment for diabetic ...  Read Full »

Having Lazy eye with vision problem. How can the vision be improved?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 30 years old and is having Lazy eye with vision problem, in her left eye. It is not squint. The other eye is having normal vision. How can the vision be improved?  Read Full »


Dr. Abhishek Onkar

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Lazy eye, without squint could lead to the following possibilities: 1. Amblyopia. 2.Retinal problem. 3. Neurological problem. I would advice you to: Take an ophthalmic consultation with full ophthalmic examination. Refraction test. Fundus examination. ...  Read Full »

I am taking Amlodipine for BP. Do I need to change the medication?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 30 years old. My BP is 180/90. After consulting a physician I am taking tablet Amlong 5 mg one full in the morning and half in the night. Post using this tablet my BP is 120/80 and sometimes shoots up to 140/80. I am on this medication for the past two years. I got a complete routi...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. BP (blood pressure) of 180/90 in spite of using tablet Amlong (Amlodipine) is not acceptable. Presently, there is no need to change the medicine. Just increase the dose of tablet Amlong to 10mg twice a day. Recheck your BP after 2 weeks. Tablet Amlong use...  Read Full »

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