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I tend to press down on my eyes when i am stressed and feel strain in my eyes is this okay

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
Try not to.: Eyestrain usually has an underlying cause. If it is stress, then stress management techniques such as biofeedback can help. If the vision feels blur ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience in Urology
Get checked: It is not possible to give you any diagnosis for your symptoms online.You need to make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to get diagnosed.Best wi ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Hollis
47 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Return to doctor: I would return to my doctor. There are a lot of reasons, such as a need for prism, interpupillary distance, the need for prisms, or just an adjustmen ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Muscle strain: If this has been of short term onset please go to er and rule out meningeal infection if it long term then please do a sleep study it could just be ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Green: Green is generally considered to be the most restful color but reduction of eye strain is more related to light intensity, reflections, and computer u ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Becker
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Blue: No solid research that i know of but- not red. Blue/lighter shade will likely be best.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Carey
35 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes they can. They usually follow an event of eye strain. However there are many causes for a headache and you should always visit with a physician fi ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Holland
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Varies: When working at near tasks, it is important to rest the eyes for at least 15-30 seconds for every 15 minutes of near work.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
36 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Could be posture: I don't know how old your baby is, says you had a c section. But you might have poor posture which causes neck tension, which then leads to a headache ... Read More

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