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Doctor insights on: Blinking Eyes

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What could cause a kid blinking eyes frequently?

What could cause a kid blinking eyes frequently?

Many causes: 1. Dry eyes 2. Allergic eyes 3. Light sensitivity (photophobia) as seen in albinism, iris atrophy, other structural/developmental issues 4. Habit--kids do the darndest things definitely need an ophthalmological exam. ...Read more

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Why men look at beautiful women with blinking eyes. What does the blinking mean?

Why men look at beautiful women with blinking eyes. What does the blinking mean?

Eye blinking: There is no physiological reason and this behavior has nothing to do with eyes. There may be psychosocial reasons for eye blinking in courtship that suggest interest or availability of a potential partner but i don't know if this has been studied. ...Read more

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Treating Crossed Eyes (Checklist)

See a strabismus eye doctor specialist ASAP
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Wear glasses as recommended
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Follow patching regimen if prescribed
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Eyes : what is the use of blinking eyes , is good for eyes to get rid of strain ?

Eyes : what is the use of blinking eyes , is good for eyes to get rid of strain ?

Lubrication: Blinking serves at least two functions: removing debris from the eye surface, and lubricating the eye. Eyelids act as "reverse windshield wipers" - they push tears onto the eye's surface in order to keep it moist and nourished. Blinking can clear up vision temporarily in those whose eyes have become dry (from excess staring at the computer, for example), but does not relieve strain. ...Read more

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Blinking eyes due to blast of air?

Blinking eyes due to blast of air?

Eyes getting dry: A blast of air, be it from a fan or wind, causes your tears to evaporate quickly. To compensate, you blink more since blinking releases tears. The solution is to wear sunglasses when outdoors and avoid having a fan blowing on your face indoors. And you can use artificial tears 4 times a day if it becomes a constant problem. ...Read more

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What could cause a kid blinking eyes?

What could cause a kid blinking eyes?

Habit: Blinking if of course normal and necessary. But a few children will blink excessively and repeatedly in a way that looks disturbing. In almost all cases this is a kind of tic or repeated habit with no underlying pathology. The usual way to get it to stop is simply ignore it, not call attention to it in any way, and most children will revert to normal after time. ...Read more

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What could cause a kid blinking eyes frequently?

Many causes: 1. Dry eyes 2. Allergic eyes 3. Light sensitivity (photophobia) as seen in albinism, iris atrophy, other structural/developmental issues 4. Habit--kids do the darndest things definitely need an ophthalmological exam. ...Read more

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Why men look at beautiful women with blinking eyes. What does the blinking mean?

Eye blinking: There is no physiological reason and this behavior has nothing to do with eyes. There may be psychosocial reasons for eye blinking in courtship that suggest interest or availability of a potential partner but i don't know if this has been studied. ...Read more

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Blinking eyes is this stress?

Blinking eyes is this stress?

Possibly stress: I answered a question recently re kids and blinking eyes. Same info holds true for adults. People get into habits (nail-biting, nose-picking, blinking, other tics) as stress-relievers. If the eye exam is normal, most often stress or exhaustion or habit is the cause. Rarely there can be central causes (blepharospam, etc) that require neurological evaluation, possibly imaging, sometimes botox.. ...Read more

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Blinking eyes --is this stress?

Probably: Or dryness, allergy etc. Try some otc artificial tears/allergy drops and see an ophthalmologist if no better. ...Read more