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how many hours of sleep before an eye exam

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
It should not matter: If you are exhausted, you may not be able to concentrate enough to see the smallest letters on the eye chart, but generally your overall examination s ... Read More
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye exam, fatigue : Other than staying awake for the exam, your lack of sleep should not affect your measurements significantly.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Hard problem: Sometimes it is genetic. I'd try cosmetics. If you want a more definitive solution, see a facial plastic surgeon. Maybe a dermatologist if primary pr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Too much sleep: Nine hours is too much sleep which can make you feel fatigued. Switch to seven. For one of the two new hours per day you have, exercise by walking. ... Read More
Dr. Claudio Contreras
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Medical condition: Symptoms are suggestive of a systemic or whole body disease that may involve dry eyes. A complete medical evaluation is indicated to determine the ca ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sleep quality: You may have poor sleep quality. Please see your doc. He/she may order a sleep study. You MAY have sleep apnea wherein your sleep quality is poor b ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
45 years experience Endocrinology
Many possibie causes: There are many conditions that cause severe fatigue. One of the most common is sleep apnea in which, although one seems to sleep all night, the sleep ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Dark Bags: Dark bags under eyes are often due to: fluid from thin blood vessels under eyes. This can be due to genetics (got it from mom or dad), excess rubbing ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Wu
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Pouches: You may have dependent edema (angioedema), a benign condition where fluid pools under the eyes at night. Or you may have prolapsed orbital fat, which ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Dark circles: If you are sleeping well, it is probably inherited...Some people have darker skin pigment under the eyes or deeper orbits.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Chandler
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye strain, fatigue: Your symptoms are typical for eyestrain and sleep deprivation. Make sure that you have good lighting for reading, keep reading material more than 16 ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Guibor
55 years experience Ophthalmology
Chronic fatigue: Lid twitching is most likely chronic fatigue and stress. However, essential blepharospasm is another question. You should see your local ophthalmologi ... Read More
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