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Trick of the Trade: Benzoin for opening traumatic, swollen eyelids by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Wed 23 Mar 2011 12:00am Patients who sustain facial trauma often have swollen eyelids. They may be so swollen that it is impossible to pull back the eyelids for an ocular exam. You use one of our "Tricks of the Trade"ideas and attempt to "roll" the upper eyelid using the Q-tip trick  (above). Fresh blood on the face, however, makes the Q-tip a little slipper ... Read on »
Trick of the Trade: Retracting Swollen Eyelids by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Wed 14 Apr 2010 12:00am Eyelids can become edematous from blunt trauma and local inflammation, making it difficult to visualize the orbit. How do you retract the eyelids, if you don't have the fancy ophthalmology eyelid retractors? Trick of the Trade: Use a Q-tip I thought of this idea when I was rolling up a projector screen in a conference room. Why can't we ... Read on »
Testosterone for Dry Eyes by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 19 Mar 2010 9:50am Testosterone for Dry Eye Syndrome  by Jeffrey Dach MD  Mrs. B was 58 years old with typical menopausal symptoms of night sweats and hot flashes, and came to see me because of dry itchy, red eyes.  The lids sometimes swell because of the irritation.  Over the years, Mrs ... Read on »
Evidence that ME/CFS is NOT a Somatisation Disorder by Andrea P. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 May 2009 10:11pm 1 Comment Permission to Repost http://www.meaction uk.org.uk/ ME_CFS_is_ not_a_somatisati on_disorder. htm Evidence that ME/CFS is not a somatisation disorder Margaret Williams 26th April 2009 Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is not a somatisation disorder. That ME/CFS is not a somatisation disorder is ... Read on »
Eyelid considerations in older adults by Brian Wolstenholme Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 12 Jul 2009 12:56am From Geriatric Pharmacy Intern, Yesenia Martinez PharmD(c), Nova Southeastern University, College of Pharmacy The eyelids of older adults can present with a multitude of conditions ranging from mild inflammation that resolves on its own to potentially fatal diseases. The following paragraphs discuss very briefly and in very general terms ... Read on »
Evidence That ME/CFS Is Not A Somatisation Disorder by Rachel M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Jan 2012 9:18am This is not a new article. It was, in fact, written/published on 26 April 2009. I know when a doctor’s mind is closed, no evidence can change their mind. ME/CFS is not taught at medical schools, if it is, it isn’t taught properly. I’m posting this anyway as my mental protest against my new GP who has an opinion that my needs to u ... Read on »
Considering Eyelid Surgery? by wolstaneye Posted Mon 24 May 2010 11:47pm The decision to get plastic surgery is a person choice that an individual can make about their appearance. As we age, our bodies go through many different changes. The face is one of the places that begin to show age quickly. The eyes are especially susceptible to signs of aging. The upper region of the eyes begins droop significantly, while fine ... Read on »
Fellow Fighter Sandra by megse5 Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Apr 2009 2:45pm 2 Comments My name is Sandi. I am now a 33 year mother of four. Starting sometime in 2003 or 2004 I began having *issues*. They were really what I considered fairly minor in the beginning. My family and I moved into a pretty big house. It was a beautiful house but it was an older house with what I considered a fair amount of dust in it so I wasn't too sur ... Read on »
Ignorance of a Plaque. Conclusion. by NatashaCall Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:06pm Concluding from the past two Fridays, the following is information regarding a report written by Dr. Scott Taylor called "Lyme Disease (Borreliosis), A Plague of Ignorance Regarding the Ignorance of a Plague". The more research I do, the more I come into contact with interesting bits of information that I can relate to my own experien ... Read on »
ALS and Lymphedema, Leg Swelling and Lymphatic Drainage - Ways to Manage the Progression of Swollen Legs and Limbs by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 12 Apr 2013 7:01am Recently I had the honor of beginning a lymphatic drainage protocol on an individual with an early onset of ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) related Lymphedema in his legs. ALS is a restrictive and progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. As the nerves are impacted so are the muscles and ult ... Read on »