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A 42-year-old male asked:

I have an eye issue. between 1-3 times a day i have a slight irritation lasting 30-60 minutes. sandy feeling in the eye. and sometimes some pain (not very bad) and sometimes accompanied by a headache. eyes are not red. vision is not affected at all.

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Dr. Steven Simon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
Dry eye: Very common is a condition called dry eye (which can be treated with OTC drops, Rx options and newer topical options, but you should see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause, insure eye health and prevent more serious eye injury. Good luck
Last updated Jan 13, 2021

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