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Can you go blind from having watery eyes while chopping onions for a salad?

Can you go blind from having watery eyes while chopping onions for a salad?

Just tearing: The aroma of onion is irritating to your eyes and causes you to tear - but there is no danger of injury to your eye or damage to your vision. ...Read more

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Could i be born blind in one of my eyes?

Could i be born blind in one of my eyes?

It's possible: There are multiple diseases that can affect the baby's eyesight and how the eyes develop. Some of these are genetic, some happen by chance. A full examination by a pediatric ophthalmologist can help determine the cause. ...Read more

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What causes the eyes to be suddenly blind?

What causes the eyes to be suddenly blind?

Sudden blindness: Sudden blindness is often caused by a problem with either the retina or the optic nerve of the eye. It is very important to determine the exact cause of the blindness, and this can only be accomplished by having the eyes examined by an eye physician. ...Read more

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Can your eyes change colors when you go blind?

Depends on cause: of the blindess. Not being able to see doesn't cause color changes. The disease that created the blindness can cause color changes. Most apparent would be a disease of the cornea, which often causes it to turn white. ...Read more

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Do some blind people have normal-appearing eyes?

Do some blind people have normal-appearing eyes?

Yes: There are many causes of blindness. The causes that are from inside the eye or from the eye nerve or brain cannot be seen by just looking at the front of the eye. ...Read more

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Why do your eyes change colors when you go blind?

Why do your eyes change colors when you go blind?

Blind: They don't always change color when a person goes blind, but an opaque cornea will turn the front of the eye white. Also, cataract can turn the pupil dark yellow, brown, or white. Are you blind? Did someone tell you that your eye color changed? ...Read more

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What color would your eyes be if you were born blind?

What color would your eyes be if you were born blind?

The same color: Your eye color is determined by color of iris, and thus whether you are blind or not, iris color is determined by your genes you inherit. However, baby's pupil should look red if you shine bright light. This is called red reflex. If it is not, the eyes should be checked by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Some blind people can see light and stuff, but what if someone has no eyes?

Some blind people can see light and stuff, but what if someone has no eyes?

See nothing: Not all blind people can see light. The worst ones have no perception of light. This is the same if someone has no eyes. ...Read more

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What color are your eyes if you are born blind? Are they always that clear blue color?

What color are your eyes if you are born blind? Are they always that clear blue color?

Eye color: eyes that are born blind can have any color. There are conditions associated with blindness and "light" colored eyes as well ...Read more

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Will i damage my eyes and cause it to become blind if i watch videos on my itouch daily?

Will i damage my eyes and cause it to become blind if i watch videos on my itouch daily?

No: That would be extremely unusual. You may experience a feeling of eye strain if you are staring at a small screen for hours at a time. Try to blink often and periodically focus on a distant object to relax your eyes. ...Read more

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Oftentimes my eyes go blind for like 10 minutes then goes back to normal what does this mean?

Oftentimes my eyes go blind for like 10 minutes then goes back to normal what does this mean?

Consult your Doc: Please see an ophthalmologist. It could be a migraine or some kind of vascular event. Your are young it is less likely a pre- stroke. If you are in good health it could be a vascular spasm. Please consult for a full eye exam with an ophthalmologist. If you have any other health issue you need to see your doctor too. ...Read more

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My eyes start to be blurry and i can't see a thing for 3-5 seconds after i watch tv. Am i going blind?

My eyes start to be blurry and i can't see a thing for 3-5 seconds after i watch tv. Am i going blind?

NO: When we watch tv, stare at a computer, or read, we do not blink as often as we should. This causes the eye to become dry and blurry. ...Read more

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My eyes feel fine. But i read some stuff where people became blind from looking at a sunset, so is anything gonna happen to me if i did that?

Probably not: Looking and admiring the sunset is a wonderful and romantic thing to do. However staring directly at the sun, particularly a solar eclipse, can expose the retina to harmful rays that can burn the center of the retina. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a blind person's eyes to go cloudy?

What are the causes of a blind person's eyes to go cloudy?

Possibilities: The eye's looking cloudy to an observer is usually due to corneal scarring or cataract. ...Read more

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What could produce there to be a streak of blindness in my eyes?

What could produce there to be a streak of blindness in my eyes?

Not sure: What you mean. Describe exactly what you are seeing (or not seeing) so we can help you. ...Read more

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Will putting honey in my eyes blind me?

Will putting honey in my eyes blind me?

No: No, but it will make them sticky. The only accepted medicinal use of honey in the eyes is as a treatment for hot pepper exposure. After rinsing thoroughly with water, the honey is applied for ten minutes then rinsed away to relieve the intense burning sensation. ...Read more

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