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Why Do My Eyes Feel Tired After I Take Out My Contacts
Typically dryness: There could be several causes for your symptoms but dry eye syndrome is yhe most likely. ...Read more
Contact lenses: There are many factors that come into consideration, including the current state of the contact lenses, the adequate prescription in the lenses, lens hygiene, adequate tear production, and current health problems, to mention only a few factors. ...Read more
Better options: There are better non-prescription lubricating drops than saline. ...Read more
I'm always squinting even in the abscence of light which makes my eyes tired, ihave brown eyes I have myopia and wear contact lenses how to stop it?
Eye doctor: Have you have a recent eye examination if you did my advise make sure you see am ophthalmologist might be able to help more good luck ...Read more
I tend to open my eyes wide when wearing contact lenses, which causes some eye fatigue. Is this normal? Should I consciously close up my eyelids a bit as if I am wearing glasses?
It is common: To open your eyes wider while wearing contact lenses, especially while getting use to them. If your eyes are becoming fatigued while wearing contact lens, you should decrease the amount of time that you are wearing them, in order to allow your eyes to adapt. Try wearing the contacts for only 4 hours/day for a few days, if your eyes do not feel fatigued, gradually increase the number of hours/day ...Read more
How old should I be to get an eye surgery? I have astigmatism and I'm getting tired of using glasses and contact lenses
Vision surgery: There is no set age limit for when you can get laser corrective surgery (e.g., lasik, lasek, prk), but generally speaking it's best to have your eyeglass prescription stabilize (not change) for at least a year. That way your eyes will be less likely to outgrow this rather expensive surgery. You should also be screened by a refractive surgeon to determine if you are a good candidate for surgery. ...Read more
Contacts use water: Modern soft contact lenses soak up much of the water in your tear film when they are on your eye. When you remove them, that water goes with them, leaving a smaller amount of water remaining than if no contact lenses had been there. This can be very inconvenient if you already have dry eyes, a condition more common in folks over 50. ...Read more
Contact Lenses: The biggest learning curve besides contact lens comfort is learning how to care for the contact lenses. It is a big step to put something in the eye and to take it out, and requires lots of practice. It is also a big responsibility to take out the lenses and clean them each night. Each person has a different learning curve for becoming a proficient contact lens wearer. ...Read more
My haemoglobin is 8 how to increase the level which medicine should I take and my eyes r very tired?
Find cause: You must demand that your personal physician tell you why you are anemic. If he/she can't tell why or how the workup will proceed, you must get a second opinion. At your age, in a man, anemia is bleeding into the gut from an ulcer or cancer until proved otherwise. Do what you need to. ...Read more
Dry eye usually: Patients who wear contact lenses are at increased risk for developing dry eye, which can lead to contact lens intolerance. Patients will often report that their eyes feel irritated or dry as an early sign of dry eye. Additional signs can include blurred vision. Therapy with dry eye treatments and even punctal plugs can make a major impact in this condition. Please see your eye doctor. ...Read more
Many possible causes: This needs to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. Don't wear your contacts until you have had this taken care of. ...Read more
Chronic Fatigue: If you find yourself dozing off during restful endeavors such as reading you need to reconsider the amount of sleep you are getting at night. Many americans suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome due to lack of restorative nighttime sleep. Aim for 7-8 hours of sleep per night. If you do not wake up feeling rested you either are not getting enough sleep or may be suffering from sleep apnea. ...Read more
My eyes feel like I'm tired so I went to take a nap and I woke up and woke up 5 hours later and they still feel tired, why?
You may feel that: Way if you have a dry eye condition, or allergic conjunctivitis, or refractive error (needing glasses). You are young, so if this persists, see your eye doctor to get a complete evaluation done to evaluate if it's temporary, and correctable or something else. Depends if there's irritation, redness, inflammation, tearing, astigmatism, or other causes. Get it checked out! ...Read more
I'm a 39 yr old with dieabites I don't eat terrible an I try to take in more protien but I stay so tired through the day I can hardly keep my eyes open?
Many factors...: There are many factors that can be causing your tiredness and you should discuss this with your doctor soon. Assuming you have no exercise restrictions, cardiac problems, or uncontrolled blood sugar, you may want to try getting on a regular exercise program. Ask your doctor for help designing a plan for you. It could make all the difference in how you feel. ...Read more
I have recently tried to wear prescription multi-focal contact lenses. How long does it usually take for ones eyes to adjust.
1-2 weeks: I give most who try this about 1-2 weeks for trial. If they cannot adjust, I see them again for a recheck to make sure the power and fit are ok. About 50% of folks who try this, cannot adjust to it. They find the type of images produced by these lenses to be disturbing and not comfortable. Motivation is important also and previous contact lens wearers generally do better. ...Read more
My eyes feel tight, tired, and weak and I keep blinking so, so much! What is the cause of this? And what do I have? I really can't take the blinking!!
My prescription for contact lenses recommends air optix aqua for astigmatism but how long does it take the eyes to adjust to a new persciption?
A day or two: You should be comfortable and see well in a day or two. ...Read more
Took a trip to a waterpark, wore contact lenses. Got a bit of water in my eyes, wore contacts for several hours. Eyes feel ok but scared of infection
Eye infection: If an infection shoulf occur you will know it and then see an ophthalmologist. If there is any suggestion of a change from normal remove the lens, save it and see your ophthalmologist with it. ...Read more
Hi to be more specific I also extremely tired sleeping excessively pain behind eyes light headness I'm on the implant should I take it out?
Evaluation: See yuor doctor to be evaluated ans find the cause so be treated. ...Read more
Eyes hurts due to tight contact lenses. Could you tell me how long does it take for the eye to heal?
Not tight?: Tight contacts rarely cause pain; it's the loose ones that are uncomfortable. Most contact lens irritations resolve without treatment in a day. If this has lasted longer than that, you need to see your eye doctor. ...Read more
I use contact lenses and sometimes my eyes get red. I'm also allergic. Shall I use eye drops, antiallergenics or take off the lenses?
Take out contacts: In order to put in anti-allergy eye drops, you need to take out your lenses anyway, so take them out for awhile, as soon as practically possible, when the eyes become red. Redness means inflammation. It's really hard to tell if there is one cause or several. The contact itself is a foreign body, and if you are allergic, you can even be allergic to drops, so have your eye doctor check you & advise. ...Read more
How long does it take to feel normal again after a bout of viral hepatitis My skin isn't yellow anymore but my eyes are a bit. I'm also tired lots?
Hepatitis: 2-4 weeks depending on the type of hepatitis you had. Monitoring your liver function tests is important. Follow with your doctor regularly. ...Read more
Take klonopin (clonazepam) bedtime & find it hard to wake in AM &take care of my 5 mo son. I'm exhausted all AM barely keep eyes open. Klonopin (clonazepam) or just being tired?
See your doctor: You should see your doctor if you are having that much trouble staying awake during the day. Make sure you aren't having another medical condition- thyroid problems, infection, etc. Tell your doctor you are very sleepy on the Klonopin (clonazepam) and perhaps she can suggest something that won't cause morning sleepiness. ...Read more
Took a trip to a waterpark and wore contact lenses. I got a bit of water in my eyes, continued to wear my contacts for several hours. Now I've scared myself by looking up things about parasites/infections. Eyes feel okay today but now I'm paranoid.
Answer: To put your fears at rest see a doctor ...Read more
I took one bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and can barely keep my eyes open. Severe fatigue. Can I stop taking it? What happens if I only take 1?
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for UTI: It is unusual for one Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) rx to cause such severe fatigue. Moreover, it is usually given for 3 days twice/day. By taking only one tablet you run the risk of desensitizing your body to that specific antibiotic and developing resistance to its' future use and it will not work when needed. ...Read more
Read on internet tight neck muscles can give you eye strain and tired eyes how can I release them to take pressure of my eyes?
Not true: They are not related.Get a more detailed answer ›
At times I feel so lightheaded & dizzy wen I talk it takes so much energy out of me. I feel so tired my lips becm chapped n eyes burn My tongue as well?
Varies by lens type: Contact lenses come in many sizes and materials. Adjustment is a relative term. The other factor is based on eye health and especially the tear film. A soft lens is usually tolerated relatively quickly while a gas permeable (or semi -hard) may require build up time. A new patient should be followed closely after the initial fitting with good instructions about cleanliness ...Read more
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