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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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Is it possible to get the vision lost due to TB, back?

Query: Hi doctor, My sister is 33 years old. She has been suffering from vision loss for five years. At the time of treatment, it was diagnosed as TB (Tuberculosis). Since from then, she has been taking all the medicines for the disease till it cures completely. Now, she has undergone the MRI (Magnetic Res...  Read Full »


Dr. Chandan Mohanty

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear this. Based on the MRI reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it seems that there has been damage to the optic nerves, which is responsible for eyesight, due to tuberculosis. Unfortunately, her vision loss is longstanding and in general th...  Read Full »

I suffer from color blindness. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I suspect I might be color blind, and it is impacting my daily life. Can you offer personalized information on the specific type of color blindness I may have, potential causes, and any strategies or tools that can help me navigate color-dependent tasks more effectively based on my u...  Read Full »


Dr. Gopal R. Damani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. Color blindness occurs when cone cells, located in the retinal tissue at the back of the eye, do not function or are damaged. There are two main kinds of color blindness: Red or green color blindness, the most common type, is congenital o...  Read Full »

Is a broken blood vessel in my son's eye serious?

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 ve...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

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. 1. 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 r...  Read Full »

My son has crossed eye since birth. Please help.

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. 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. 2. Your child's squint treatment will be depend on the type of squint. Mos...  Read Full »

I developed black spots on the white part of my eyes after glue went in. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, When I was opening a powerful glue bottle, two small drops of glue went into my left eye. After two months, I observed black spots on the whitish part of my eye. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Asif Manzoor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. An adhesive glue is a non-toxic one. It can cause stinging, irritation, foreign body sensation and mild redness, if it is not removed from the eye. But, these are just for a few hours or a couple of days. The most important thing to do is urgently wash your eyes with wa...  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

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 »

Can a neurologist treat the flashes in my eyes?

Query: Hello doctor,I went to my optometrist three weeks ago because of flashes in the side and upper part of my eye. He dilated my eyes, but nothing was found. So he sent me to a neurologist, and sometimes my head hurts daily. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Koranmath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A jelly-like substance in the eye called vitreous humor starts to liquefy with age, and you might see floaters. I suggest you consult an ophthalmologist immediately if the floaters increase, there is decreased vision, or you see flashes of light. These are the signs of...  Read Full »

My son gets a feeling of vomiting during car travel. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, The patient is nine years old. When he gets in a car, he will get hot flashes, shortness of breath, and vomit. His pediatrician says it is motion sickness, but we had traveled a lot before and had no issues. Even he likes amusement rides as well. He has complained of a spot on his head hu...  Read Full »


Dr. Nagasirisha Naredla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Like your doctor said it could be motion sickness, which happens with closed vehicles like cars. If your child has asthma or ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder), then it could be like he feels suffocate within the closed spaces. It could be habitual also....  Read Full »

Are eye floaters an emergency condition, and should I consult the doctor immediately?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 46 years old and have had eye floaters for more than 15 years. I noticed two small ones in my right eye as well. Nothing bothers me, but my eyes burn continuously, and water comes out of my eyes. I do not have any blurry vision, curtain effects on the eyes, loss of peripheral visi...  Read Full »


Dr. Gargi Madhukar Apte

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Eye floaters are not always an emergency. In your case, you have a few floaters but no flashes of light and curtain effect, so I suggest you wait till your appointment. If you feel they are increasing or associated with flashes, visit the emergency room. Also, the chan...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest treatment for blurring of eye sight.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 28 years old, I am having some troubles with my eyesight. And as you know I cannot visit any clinic or hospital during the current pandemic situation, so please help me out. I have never wore eye glasses before in my life. But from the last 3 months or so, I have blurry type fe...  Read Full »


Dr. Pandya Pooja Girishbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history as you have described here. So from your history it is looking like you are having refractive error likely myopic refractive error. It usually occurs in your age. To confirm that you need to undergo complete eye examination including ...  Read Full »

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