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Can eye strain cause dizziness?

Can eye strain cause dizziness?

Possibly: Can definitely cause eye fatigue. May be secondary to your sinusitis history if it also involves your inner ears too. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


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Can eye strain cause dizziness and light head all the time? How long can it last? Eyesight is 20/15, dr says no problems. prescription for computer glasses.

Can eye strain cause dizziness and light head all the time? How long can it last?  Eyesight is 20/15, dr says no problems. prescription for computer glasses.

Dizziness and : Lightheaded feeling usually not from eyestrain. Due to the vague nature of symptoms many possibilities include low blood pressure, anemia, migraine , abnormal blood sugar. You will need to be seen to get worked up. ...Read more

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nausaus and dizzy at work I sit at a com for 8 hrs and eye strain. im fine at home o weekends do u think that's the cause or something that needs ex?

 nausaus and dizzy at work I sit at a com for 8 hrs and eye strain.  im fine at home o weekends do u think that's the cause or something that needs ex?

A problem at work: that resolves on the weekend could be many things. You might consume more caffeine at work. There may be more stress at work. You may have issues related to lighting, eye strain, or chemical / mold exposure at work. The fact that this occurs at work and not at home is the key. Now you need to start thinking like a detective to sort this out. If you can't figure it out talk to your PCP. ...Read more

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Can reading on a smartphone too often cause dizziness/headache due to eye strain? My vision is 20/10 however gets blurry when focusing on small items

Can reading on a smartphone too often cause dizziness/headache due to eye strain? My vision is 20/10 however gets blurry when focusing on small items

Accomodative strain: An increasingly common syndrome. Near visual tasks such as reading or extensive close smart phone work causes eye strain. Never use your "distant" eye glasses for doing extensive near work. This aggravates the strain. Handy rule of 20's: Every 20 minutes of near work, look away, at least 20 feet, for at least 20 seconds of rest. ...Read more

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When I look at the sunlight, I get really dizzy and my eyes start to strain. Is this normal?

When I look at the sunlight, I get really dizzy and my eyes start to strain. Is this normal?

Depends: There are many built in defenses against looking directly at sun, so you might be having an exaggeration of normal defense. If this happens every time and is not part of extraordinary sun gazing, you might consider having a visit with your ophthalmologist to see if there is any problem starting with your eyes. ...Read more

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How long does vestibular neuronitis take to resolve itself? I am on week 4 and am left with eye strain and dizziness with eye movements and just fogg

How long does vestibular neuronitis take to resolve itself?  I am on week 4 and am left with eye strain and dizziness with eye movements and just fogg

Comments: Most cases of vestibular neuronitis (labyrinthitis) of viral origin should be fully resolved over 4-6 weeks. Further persistence of symptoms raises question of a different diagnosis. Maybe you need to have an otolaryngological visit if not better soon. ...Read more

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Uncompensated labyrinthitis, I have pressure and slight dizziness in my head. Kind of weird vision like my eyes are strained, normal symptoms?

Uncompensated labyrinthitis, I have pressure and slight dizziness in my head. Kind of weird vision like my eyes are strained,  normal symptoms?

Not unusual: With labyrinthine disorders it is not unusual to also experience some visual symptoms as well as vertigo. If you have further concerns consult a neurologist or an otolaryngologist who specializes in positional vertigo for full evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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When i lay down i keep feeling dizzy and sick to my stomach. My eyes feel like they can't focus and are strained.

When i lay down i keep feeling dizzy and sick to my stomach. My eyes feel like they can't focus and are strained.

Vertigo: You may have an ear problem triggering your symptoms, if you sysmptoms persist, see your doctor about it, it is probably viral but can be quite debilitating. ...Read more