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Can Glasses Cause Pain
Yes: Tension headaches usually affect the muscles in the neck and head. This can sometimes result in a pressure-type pain seemingly in the eye on the affected side. If you are having vision loss or eye redness with the pain, that could indicate something else. You should be seen by an ophthalmologist to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but: Certain types of glaucoma can cause eye ache (angle closure, inflammatory, neovascular, etc), but eye pain isn't a hallmark of glaucoma (for that matter, elevated intraocular pressure isn't either - about 1/3 of people with glaucoma in the US are thought to have "normal tension" glaucoma - ie the pressure falls in a "normal" range). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See below: Check with your doctor to be sure you can use these medicines safely, particularly if you have kidney disease. Heavy or long-term use of some of these medicines, such as ibuprofen, naproxen, and higher dose aspirin, can cause chronic kidney disease known as chronic interstitial nephritis. The warning labels on otc analgesics tell you not to use these medicines for more than l0 days for pain. ...Read more
Too tight/strain: If your readers are too tight, then yes, there may be discomfort. Other sources of discomfort may be from using the wrong power of reading glass. If too weak, your eyes may fatigue and become more uncomfortable the longer you read. If too strong, you may be holding print too close or, if not, you may be defocused in which you may be squinting to try to see clearly. Talk to your eye md to help. ...Read more
Nearsightness: Is some cases when you are staring at something for long periods of time, it can cause lightheadedness. Nearsightedness will also cause headaches if not corrected. See you eye doctor to get your eyes checked and corrective lenses fit to your vision levels. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
Narcotics?: If by pain killers, you mean narcotics, they're not directly harmful per se, in fact, morphine is a time honored treatment for both heart attack (myocardial infarction) and acute heart failure (pulmonary edema) - however, IV drug abusers are at grave risk for infecting their heart valves (endocarditis) which is a lethal disease unless promptly treated (and sometimes requires open heart surgery). ...Read more
It can: Uncorrected (that is, without proper glasses or contact lenses) vision can cause fatigue, headaches and rarely, dizziness. If these problems occur with proper glasses, then they are not caused by the need for glasses. In this cases, a visit to the primary care doctor is recommended. ...Read more
No pain: Thank you for your question. In general, cataracts are associated with reduced quality of vision. Patients typically report that reading road signs becomes more difficult, and they may have glare and halos when driving at night time. However, cataracts are not associated with pain. There are some rare cataract conditions associated with pain, but 99% of cataracts are painless ...Read more
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