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A 34-year-old male asked:

Can eye strain cause dizziness and light head all the time? how long can it last? eyesight is 20/15, dr says no problems. prescription for computer glasses.

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
NO: At its worst "eyestrain" can cause mild discomfort above the eyebrows. See your doctor for evaluation.
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Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 49 years experience
unrelated to eyes: You seem to have vertigo which is unrelated to your eyes which are fine. Get treatment for vertigo. Even otc Antivert (meclizine) can help.
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Dr. Olivia Liao
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Dizziness and : Lightheaded feeling usually not from eyestrain. Due to the vague nature of symptoms many possibilities include low blood pressure, anemia, migraine , abnormal blood sugar. You will need to be seen to get worked up.
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Last updated Jan 31, 2021

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