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can contacts cause really dry eyes that become mucous

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes.: Season allergies can affect your energy levels. There is good evidence that untreated allergies causes fatigue in the work place and school environme ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Initial thoughts: Really need to examine the eyes to know what is going on here. Ithcy/watery eyes generally indicate allergy. Mucus stranding can be a sign of more s ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Conjunctivitis : You have a bacterial infection in your eyes and need to see a physician to get definitive diagnosis and the required treatment. Good Luck
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Dr. Andrew Doan
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry : Dry eyes can be caused by numerous things. A complete eye exam is necessary to determine the causes. Usually artificial tears and lid hygiene will hel ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
No: No. This should not cause any significant dry eye.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Yes: Yes. Dry eyes cause irregularity of the ocular surface. This is like looking through a dirty camera lens.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Dry eye: Acuvue oasys and proclear contact lenses do well in patients with mild dry eye.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Many reasons: Dry eye has several causes. Usually it is due to increased evaporation rate (dry wind blowing in your face, staring at a computer screen all day, etc) ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Your body can: Keep producing tears.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Artificial tears: Also, make sure you have a good fit. Rejection of lenses (gpc) can cause dryness- need to be checked by the eye doctor.

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