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Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip, Doctor (non-eye specialty)
Category: Eye
Satisfied Customers: 26765
Experience:  Many years of outpatient practice managing eye injuries and common disorders
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Eyes.. .dry, can't move all the way l or r up or down. use

Customer Question

eyes . . .dry, can't move all the way l or r up or down. use rx drops
JA: When was the last time you had your eyes checked? In general, how has your vision been lately?
Customer: vision not god (see clearly) lose balance. seen dr, with dry eye meds and prisim in one eye
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: hbp-controlled, anxiety/depression
Submitted: 5 days ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 5 days ago.

Hello and welcome I'm Dr Chip

Can I ask what exactly is your question about this?

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
eyes . . .dry, can't move all the way l or r up or down. use rx drops
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 days ago.

Yes--you've already said that but I need to know more please

Are you saying you can't fully move your eyes from side to side or up and down?

And what has your eye doctor said about this?

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
vision not god (see clearly) lose balance. seen dr, with dry eye meds and prisim in one eye
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 days ago.

OK--have you had an MRI scan of your brain?

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
some time ago
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
neg
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
droopie eyelids. surgery about 9 years ago to lift lids.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 days ago.

So what exactly did your doctor say about the problem?

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
thpought had MG, but tests are neg.
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
i have no dx
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 days ago.

OK

Did you have an MRI of your spine and other studies to check for ALS--Lou Gehrig's disease?

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
no, what are the symptoms?
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
I found it. I don't have other symptoms
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 days ago.

You don't really need all the symptoms but what you have are enough as far as I'm concerned

At this point you need to see a neurologist for a full evaluation and workup for ALS

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
generally eyesw and bladder are not affected by ALS
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
You have not helped me at all. I do not have ALS, and now I am being charged for nothing??????
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 days ago.

Why did you mention bladder?

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
because I do have
incontence?, but I am 78,
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 4 days ago.

OK--agree with you on that part

And you aren't being charged at all unless you rate my service positively

But let me opt out and see if another expert can help you