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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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience 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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Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably: Hard to hurt your eyes by pressing on them for a few seconds. Just sounds like a bad habit.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience 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
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Dr. Dan Hollis
48 years experience 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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Dr. Richard Hector
9 years experience Ophthalmology
I agree: How old are your glasses? It may be time to up date the prescription mention the problem to your eye doctors so they will check for the need for pri ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience 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 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Becker
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Blue: No solid research that i know of but- not red. Blue/lighter shade will likely be best.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Carey
36 years experience 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 50-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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
37 years experience 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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