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My eyes go watery when I try to focus on objects close up Is this normal

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
No: A lot of times these symptoms are caused by dry eyes or blurring (incorrect glasses). Try some artificial tears first, if the vision remains problema ... Read More
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Eye strain: Tearing can be related to reflexive tearing, blocked tear ducts, typically not primary overproduction.

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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Ophthalmologist. : With an ophthalmologist you can receive an examination and any necessary treatment.
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
EyeMD vs OD: Both are able to assess your eyes or consult with an eyeMD here to help faster.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Nystagmus: (involuntary eye movements) is a POSSIBILITY. Please see your eye doctor ASAP for diagnosis and treatment. Peace and good health
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes this is normal. Firstly, fast moving objects don't remain long enough in the central visual axis to project onto the macula (the central portion ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
Nystagmus: Nystagmus is when your eyes move and beat back and forth. If you are having trouble staying focused you should see an opthomologist.
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Go to ER: The symptoms you are describing could mean anything from a simple viral associated headache or an atypical migraine to something more serious such as ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Watery eye: When you read, your blink rate diminishes. This can result in dry eye, which causes tearing and blurring of the vision. This can be treated with art ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Chronic tearing (epiphora) is frequently caused by eye irritation and dryness. Occasionally, a tear drainage duct may become partially clogged leadin ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Any activity that requires concentration can cause watery eyes. Staring for long periods decreases blinking. This in turn dries the eye's surface, irr ... Read More
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