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is there a way to watch tv without my eyes getting watery and strained

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: Sound like you may be suffering from dry eyes and a need for glasses. We hear of this complaint often since dry eyes are often worsened by computer o ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Breckenridge
26 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye doc: She probably has allergies and should see and ophthalmologist for some drops to relieve her symptoms. Over the counter medication may work--i recomme ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Definitely eye strain if poorly lit but also poor ergonomics could lead to fatigue earlier than expected. Check out http://www.uhs.umich.edu/computere ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Astigmatism is an intrinsic property of the lens and cornea. Watching tv in the dark is no worse than taking a walk outside. You may have some glare ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: You cannot hurt your eyes in any way by using a computer.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Cool compresses can help a lot. Make sure your eyelid skin is well moisturized to ensure it appears youthful. Artfully applied foundation and shadow ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Smith
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Pink Eye vs Other: An irritated and watery eye usually represents a mild form of conjunctivitis, or pinkeye. The irritation is often accompanied by crusting around the ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Why so hot here?: Why is it so hot there? Blame it on global warming. I would move or get air-conditioning if at all possible. The heat and dry air is likely drying ou ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience Family Medicine
Get glasses: Get some glasses specifically made for that distance. That's what I use and it works great.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arvind Madaan
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Eye drops: As long as redness of eyes is related to crying only (and not connected with allergies, glaucoma etc), you may try any of the otc decongestant eye dro ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Your choices are: Glasses, contact lenses or laser. There is no magical or "natural" technique that works.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chiang
10 years experience Rheumatology
Yes you should: Normal blood shot in the eye is commonly related to sudden high internal pressure such as sneeze or coughing. If you had trauma and also had vision ch ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I : I don't know the reason that your daughter does this. Sometimes children with autism spectrum disorders can exhibit behaviors like this. Other beha ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: If the fatigue come from constant near focusing, try the 20/20 rule: look up at something at least 20 feet away for 20 seconds every 20 minutes. This ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye allergies: The only way to reduce allergic eye symptoms (besides using medication) is to avoid the causes of your allergies (if you know what they are). Sometim ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not really: How young are you? Are you under a lot of stress? The only reason scientifically speaking is that you inherited the tendency to have them from your pa ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kalt
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Conjunctivitis : It sounds like you have conjunctivitis which could be bacterial or viral. Of course there are other possibilities for your symptoms including iritis o ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Hector
8 years experience Ophthalmology
Not recommended: at you age, there is nothing to gain by patching your good eye
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
See your eye doctor: Their is concern for infection or ulceration from the lense.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Tearing is normal because it helps protect the eyes. There really is no way to stop the teary eyes, but it's good thing because your body is just doin ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
When : When a baby is born it may have blue eyes. As the baby grows toward age six, the color may change and become darker. Hazel eyes can look different ove ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: Sounds like pink eye. Go see your doctor.
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Dr. Zev Kaufman
26 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Your : Your son is actually not old enough to brush his teeth himself. He will not possess the necessary manual dexterity for another couple of years. As a ... Read More

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