Can bulging eyes be treated?

Treatment for bulging eyes (exophthalmos) depends on what is causing the problem. An eye specialist (ophthalmologist) may sometimes advise you that immediate treatment is not necessary. They may recommend regular examinations to monitor your condition.

What does it mean when your eyes bulge out?

Bulging eyes have been linked to a number of diseases and conditions, including glaucoma, hyperthyroidism, leukemia and more. Changes in the eye may develop slowly over time. With children, especially, bulging in one eye could indicate a serious condition and should be seen by an eye care professional.

How does Graves disease make your eyes feel?

Symptoms of Graves’ eye disease include: Feeling of irritation or grittiness in the eyes, redness or inflammation of the conjunctiva (the white part of the eyeball), excessive tearing or dry eyes, swelling of the eyelids, sensitivity to light, forward displacement or bulging of the eyes (called proptosis), and double …

What to do if your Betta’s eyes are bulging?

You’ll also want to use ampicillin or medications such as erythromycin, minocycline, trimethoprim, or sulfadimidine which are commonly used for fin rot (use these if you’ve caught the pop eye early). My meds are in the mail, what do I do in the meantime?

Why does my Betta have a white ring around his eye?

A white ring around your betta’s eye is generally an indication that he will develop Popeye. If you notice this symptom, you need to start treating your fish for Popeye right away.

Why does my Betta have a Popeye in his eye?

For that reason, we recommend that you use living or silk plants instead of plastic ones. Sharp plastic can easily snag on your betta’s fins or poke his eye, leading to Popeye and potentially allowing bacteria to enter the fish’s body and cause an infection.

What causes a lump on the side of a betta fish?

Columnaris is one common bacterial infection that causes lump-like lesions to form around the fish’s gills and mouth. Lumps on your betta fish’s side can be caused by a variety of things, most of which are treatable. Of course, a lump could be a cancerous tumor, but it’s much more likely to be one of the following conditions: