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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 »
Lupus Foundation of America Observes March as National Kidney Month by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 9:51pm It is estimated that as many as 40 percent of all people with the autoimmune disease lupus, and as many as two-thirds of all children with lupus, will develop kidney complications that require medical evaluation and treatment. Because there are so few symptoms of kidney disease, significant damage to the kidneys can occur before a person is actua ... Read on »
Gene Simmons Facelift by Dr. Tony Y. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 18 Oct 2008 4:09pm TMZ.com has released a photo of Gene Simmons after his recent reported facelift. This is to be covered on his A&E reality show "Gene Simmons Family Jewels." He appears to have had upper and lower blepharoplasties, hence the puffiness. He also looks like he had a lower facelift. The red plastic tubes are drains, likely from the facelift, that ar ... Read on »
Owner’s Guide to Cherry Eye in Dogs by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Sun 19 Dec 2010 2:16pm All dogs have a special protective eyelid on the inside corners of their eyes that is normally not visible. Cherry eye in dogs is a condition that develops when this eyelid swells and comes out of its position. It can affect one eye or both of them at the same time. So, what exactly causes this condition? Cause The most common caus ... Read on »
Trick of the Trade: Check pupillary constriction with ultrasound by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Wed 06 Apr 2011 12:00am In some trauma patients with head and face trauma, you will need to check their pupillary response to light. Severe periorbital and eyelid swelling, however, make this difficult. You want to minimize multiple attempts to retract the eyelids because of the risk of a ruptured globe. What's a minimally painful and traumatic way to che ... Read on »
Eyelid Cysts by JasminFlower Posted Thu 13 Nov 2008 11:52am If an eyelash going into one’s eye for a few seconds can create discomfort and irritation; it is well imaginable how uncomfortable an eyelid cyst can then be! The eyes are perhaps one of the most sensitive areas of the human body and even the most minor irritation to it can be distracting. An eyelid cyst may be both painful and awkward. Fo ... Read on »
Here’s another piece of ne ... by Dawn C. Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Jun 2009 6:43pm Here’s another piece of news which will cheer you up: there’s a new wrinkle removing drug on the market called Dysport, distributed by Medicis Pharmaceuticals and its partner Ipsen. Dysport was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in April 2009, and it became the second drug to compete in the anti-wrinkle market which till now has be ... Read on »
Vitamins That Help Remove Dark Circles and Eye Bags by Claire John Posted Thu 23 May 2013 5:25am When you look at a person you just encountered at one glance, what part of him do you usually take notice? The eyes, most people would answer. It is through the eyes that we establish a strong connection to people. It is through it that we also verify truth, see sincerity and witness ingenuity. More importantly, it is through the eyes that we dev ... Read on »
Top 5 Beauty Science stories of the week by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 May 2013 10:44am We’ve reported on several interesting beauty science stories over the last week or so on Twitter and Facebook so we thought we’d collect the links here for your reading enjoyment: Can your clay facial mask fight infection? Researchers have found that metal ions in certain types of clays could fight ... Read on »
The bug that kissed me goodnightâ?¦ by barangaybrando Posted Fri 14 Aug 2009 1:57am Now I know who’s the little guy who knocked me out…it’s the kissing bug! I kept on thinking what’s this bug’s name is. I saw this bug right after I woke up that unfortunate night and I flat it out using my sandal and blood splattered out on the wall. I repeatedly described it to my friends and relatives but they don’t know its name until I came a ... Read on »