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Can wearing an eye mask to sleep cause under-eye redness?

Can wearing an eye mask to sleep cause under-eye redness?

No: If the mask fits well and is comfortable, your lids will be closed underneath and eye redness will not be caused by the mask. If you find redness to be common, check with your ophthalmologist for the cause. ...Read more

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What type ofinfection can cause my eye redness and the bump on my cheek by my ear?

What type ofinfection can cause my eye redness and the bump on my cheek by my ear?

Infection of the eye: What you described suggests viral infection of the eye. Please take precaution to avoid spreading it others. See this site for more information. http://www.webmd.com/eye-health/eye-health-conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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What causes. Eye. Redness?

What causes. Eye. Redness?

Permanent?: Dry eyes (from reduced tear production) are the most likely cause but exposure to any irritant can do the same. Try some artificial tear 3 to 4 x daily. See eye doctor if not improved after a couple of weeks. I assume that there is no itching. ...Read more

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How can insomnia cause eye redness?

How can insomnia cause eye redness?

Lack of sleep/eyes: The redness of your eyes when you haven't slept is usually due to excessive dryness. While you sleep, your eyes are constantly bathed by your tears and refreshes them. When not sleeping and keeping them closed, that "refresh" does not occur and they can become irritated and then red. If you have to stay awake, try artificial tears and avoid rubbing the eyes. Also avoid irritants such as smoke. ...Read more

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What causes eye redness, my eye opthalmologist said it is fine but my eyes are still red?

What causes eye redness, my eye opthalmologist said it is fine but my eyes are still red?

Many things: Redness is a marker of inflammation. The inflammation can be due to infection, allergy, dryness and a number of other things. If it persists, go back to your doctor. ...Read more

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Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes eye redness? I checked with my eye opthalmologist, he says it's fine?

Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes eye redness? I checked with my eye opthalmologist, he says it's fine?

Red eyes: There are many causes of red eyes. If the eyes are simply red appearing but there are no other findings/symptoms you may just have chronically dilated conjunctival vessels. Get plenty of sleep, use lubricating eye drops and avoid medications/drops like "visine" that can make the situation even worse. ...Read more

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Will wisdom teeth extraction cause eye redness and a bump by ear?

Will wisdom teeth extraction cause eye redness and a bump by ear?

Possible : It could be a possible complication... It would be advisable to return to your surgeon for re-evaluation. ...Read more

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