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Do Allergies Cause Eye Strain
Generally not.: Muscles inside the eyes contract when near work (like reading) is being performed. Prolonged periods of such contraction can lead to eye strain and headaches; glasses can support the muscles so they don't have to work as hard. While allergies can affect the tear film and have an (usually temporary) impact on vision, they generally do not cause eye strain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
What can be causing my eyes to go red randomly that is not allergies, sleep disorder, or eye strain. Could this be a head injury or thyroid issue?
I have terrible eye strain ! but the doctor says there is no problem with my eyes. I have eye allergies. What is my problem ?
Allergy: Allergic conjunctivitis can cause surface irritation and mucus discharge leading to blurry vision and eyestrain. See an ophthalmologist for a full exam and explain your symptoms carefully. You likely need more aggressive allergy treatment. You may also need glasses. Even with generally good vision, uncorrected astigmatism can lead to symptoms of eye strain from chronic squinting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do strain eye cause eye to lost focus, is strain eye permanent if not, how to get rid of strain eye, if i get rid of strain eye will my eye focus be good?
Eye exam please: Eye strain symptoms are vague. Sometimes it's just being tired. Other times, dry eyes a lot allergies. But if from blurred vision, an exam by an eye md is essential. You may have a refractive error that requires glasses to correct and to alleviate the symptoms associated with trying to see through blurred vision. Other ideas: a tendency towards double vision; pathological blurred vision. ...Read more
Many: Our eyes are designed to see things in 3d. When you look at a computer/book etc for a long time (a 2d surface) you can strain your eyes or get dry eyes. Every 20 minutes rest your eyes for 20 seconds by looking at something at least 20 feet away. Get your eyes checked by a doctor too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: The wrong prescription in one or both eyes, poorly made glasses, interpupillary diameter distance problem, bifocal issue, prismatic effect from a bifocal, even the fit around the ear and nosepad problems may cause the feeling of eye discomfort. Have them checked out first to see if they are made correctly, then if they are the wrong prescription. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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