A 31-year-old member asked:

Are your eyes supposed to start stinging after staring?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Yes: Yes because they may be getting dry. Whenever you blink that replenishes the layer of moisture on the surface of the eye (conjunctiva).
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