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Are Tears From Onions Harm Eyes
Had hair colored yesterday-ammonia smell was very strong-my eyes started tearing and nose has been burning since. Have I done permanent harm?cancer?
What types of non-strenuous exercises should one do that has a history of retina tears, lattice, an hole that will not induce further harm to the eye?
KeepYourEyesOpen: Avoid amusement park rides (roller coasters and other thrill rides, bumper cars, etc.), boxing,yoga movements where you stand on your head, gravity boots, any activity that jerks the head violently back and forth or banging your head against the wall when frustrated.OK is: walking, jogging, swimming, cycling on relatively smooth surfaces (with helmet), tennis... well you get it. But: no guarantees ...Read more
Does the irritation from chopping onions and applying skin products with mint cause harm to the eye?
No harm just tearing: Please refer to your pediatrician too as you need to be 17 to post questions here. Good luck! ...Read more
Not seriously: Pollution can be irritation and even set up some occasional allergies. But it will not lead to any deep-seated serious issue. However, the response can be annoying, irritating and cause redness and light sensitivity. If you have symptoms, best to check with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
No: You just won't see as well as you should. ...Read more
Had lots of sand splashed in my eyes while on beach; removing sand for days after. How do my eyes deal with lots of sand coming in? Any harm? Thx.
Wear sunglasses: it's not good to get a lot of sand in your eyes. Suggest you wear wrap-around or occlusive sunglasses at the beach. If sand does get in your eyes, rinse thoroughly with water or "Eyewash" which can be bought at a drugstore. ...Read more
Can the IPhone 6 flashlight harm my eyes? Didn't realize the flashlight was on. I looked directly into it by mistake really closely. If so temporary?
No harm: This light is neither intense enough nor focused enough to cause any harm with the glance you described or even a longer look. ...Read more
No: The UV A/B Rays from sun is harmful. Please make sure the sunglasses have these coatings. The color of lens does not make any difference. Yellow/brown lens tend to block short wave blue ray which also could be harmful like UV Rays. ...Read more
Why seeing solar eclipse dangerous for eyes? Does it equally harm other creatures like animals and birds eyes?
I have very high mypoia 10 &11. Should I avoid going to gym as it can produce jerk accidently which can harm my eyes? What other things should I avoid?
Seeing bluepinkpurp FLASHES of light be benign? Saw opthamg said eyes look healthy. Didn't find harm. Not flashing lights, flashes.nomigraine. Worried.
Retina migraine Brai: Flashes of light can signify many conditions and the very first thing to do is to have a complete and dilated I exam in which the retina is checked thoroughly to make sure that there are no retinaldiseases. It also can signify migraine particularly when it's followed by a headache or it could at times Oak her without the headache at which point we call it a retinal migraine. ...Read more
What are the harms of masturbating for men? Any damages to eyes? Eyesights, change eye prescription or etc?
Really none: The issue of masturbation and changes in bodily function or mental problems is what is termed an "old wives tale". It probably started from observing that mentally disturbed persons will frequently masturbate, but that is an effect and not the cause. Hopefully you will soon acquire a partner and then not have to worry about this. ...Read more
What kind of glasses should you get in order to neutralize the harm in your eyes from the computer?
Could you tell me if I wear two different colour opaque contact lenses, will any harm come to my eyes?
No harm: As long as you have been fitted for a given brand and curvature of contact lens, any color is ok, so mix and match at will. ...Read more
I have taken like 20 pictures of my 1 month old with the flash on. Now I'm wondering g if I've harmed her eyes?
Flash photography: Flash photography should not harm your 1month old's eyes. ...Read more
I have seen a lot of mixed opinions on if pinhole glasses will help one's eyes, but will wearing them do any harm?
I got step on my left eyes by the bottom of a gym shoes. Could this change my eyes shape and how it looks? Could it do other harms to my eyes?
Trauma to eye ?:
Am very sorry, I do not understand your question.
Do you mean that somebody step on your face?
Please clarify ...Read more
Send us a photo: Your baby's eyes are a lot like yours. A close up might cause a little pain--put the flash in your face--but won't do lasting damage. ...Read more
Will looking in to the sun directly many times for a few secs when doing sunset photography harm my eyes? Any tips on eye safety?
Sunset photos: Starring at the sun for any time period or at any point can be harmful Suggest you line up your camera, and set on automatic, then sort out shot you want. Just to be sure. ...Read more
Eyes hurt after the eclipse. Went to ophthalmologist day after, said no harm was done to eyes. Should I have went later? Can they tell right away?
Eclipse: Damage will show up it is there. Nothing you or Dr. can do about it. So time will tell. See todays NY Times for good discussion. ...Read more
I tilted my magnifier mirror on a window & the bright light from outside reflected into my eyes for a few seconds accidentally. Could this cause harm?
Don't do it again: This probably did not do any harm as long as it was only momentary and you follow my advice to not do it again. High intensity light can cause retinal damage and is associated with macular hole formation. ...Read more
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