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Why does pressure rise in the eye to cause glaucoma?

Why does pressure rise in the eye to cause glaucoma?

Eye fluid imbalance: Glaucoma is caused by damage to the optic nerve due to increased pressure in the eye. The increased pressure can be due to increased fluid production or decreased drainage. Sometimes the reason for the increased pressure is not known. People over the age of 40, with diabetes, eye injury or eye surgery are at increased risk of glaucoma. Glaucoma is also more common among african americans. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Eye Pain (Definition)

Depends on further explanation by history and findings on evaluation and examination. An ophthalmologist can resolve this issue ...Read more


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Can high pressure in the eyes cause headaches?

Can high pressure in the eyes cause headaches?

Yes: High pressure can cause a headache, usually a brow ache. Even though this can occur, it is rare in my experience. A visit to an ophthalmologist can determine if anything with your eyes is causing headaches. ...Read more

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Can getting hit in the eye cause elevated eye pressure?

Can getting hit in the eye cause elevated eye pressure?

Yes: One way is that it can interfere with eye fluid (aqueous) drainage, leading to increased pressure because the eye continues to produce fluid. ...Read more

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Can stress/anxiety cause eye pain in the evening?

Can stress/anxiety cause eye pain in the evening?

Shouldn't: a young person, otherwise healthy should not have any pains, but if you are stressed because of work are you talking about orbital headache,? it may be due to an overuse of your intellect putting a strain on your eye vision, like excess computer screen time, reading, etc.. you are in need of a vision exam. If only anxiety, we can can discuss it further www.healthtap.com/drelenapadrell, code DCAHT ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the eyes during eye movement?

What can cause pain in the eyes during eye movement?

Inflammation: Inflammation in or behind the eye can cause this. You should see an eye doctor soon, and immediately if you develop a decrease in vision. ...Read more

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What can cause pressure in the eye and feel lighthead?

What can cause pressure in the eye and feel lighthead?

Dehydration?: If you are dehydrated, then the eyes can get dry and feel like "pressure" and it also causes the lightheaded ness. Try drinking more fluids, if it persists see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Do cataracts cause pain in eyes and headaches?

Do cataracts cause pain in eyes and headaches?

Usually not: Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide, but they are generally painless and rarely cause headaches. Severe cataract can occasionally lead to elevated pressure in the eye and pain, as well as significantly diminished vision. Headaches may arise from straining to see through the cataracts, but it is not common. ...Read more

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Will sinus pressure cause pain in the head and ear pressure?

Will sinus pressure cause pain in the head and ear pressure?

Yes, possible: Sinus pressure and infections may results in symptoms of facial pain or headaches as well as ear pain. Ear pain may be radiating or referred pain, or potentially from eustachian tube problems secondary to sinus issues. ...Read more

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Why does high blood pressure cause thumping in the head?

Why does high blood pressure cause thumping in the head?

Doesn't : It usually doesn't. If you have thumping, you may be hearing your arterial pulse. This isn't as rare as it may seem, since the carotid artery anatomically traverses the bone that houses your inner ear. If your hearing thru air is reduced (by a cold, let's say), then the conduction thru bone is augmented. ...Read more

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What blood vessel malformations could lead to recurrent headaches behind the right eye, causing the eye to become red, and watery? Eye pressure normal

What blood vessel malformations could lead to recurrent headaches behind the right eye, causing the eye to become red, and watery? Eye pressure normal

ParoxysmalHemicrania: is trigeminal autonomic cephalgia. PH is characterized by frequent (10 to 20) brief, intense unilateral head pain attacks daily. PH is more common in women, with an average age of onset of 30 years. The headache attacks are accompanied by lacrimation, conjunctival injection, rhinorrhea, periorbital swelling. It is an indomethacin-responsive headache disorder. Rec.: see orofacial pain specialist ...Read more

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Are sparkles in vision a symptom of brain tumor? Why? Is it due to pressure in optic nerve or chiasm? Or occipital lobe or parietal lobe pressure.

Are sparkles in vision a symptom of brain tumor? Why? Is it due to pressure in optic nerve or chiasm? Or occipital lobe or parietal lobe pressure.

No.: None of the structures you mentioned would cause sparkles in the vision. Scotomas are benign as long as they aren't persistent, they can be due to onset migraines, associated with headaches or happen for no reason. If they come on and stay and get worse for several days then we worry about retinal/vitreous detachment. ...Read more

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How can you tell difference between migraine pain in eye and abnormality in eye causing pain?

How can you tell difference between migraine pain in eye and abnormality in eye causing pain?

You may not: Although the eye is very sensitive to pain, the quality of the pain often does not tell us much about its cause. Classically, people with migraines may get throbbing headaches around the eye, but it is unusual for the eye itself to experience pain. Likewise, inflammation and injury to the eye can cause pain that may feel like a headache. Any severe pain should be evalauated immediately. ...Read more

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Painless pressure in head won't go away with painkillers? Pressure in head can cause dizziness, drowsiness and anisocoria (unequal pupil size)?

Painless pressure in head won't go away with painkillers? Pressure in head can cause dizziness, drowsiness and anisocoria (unequal pupil size)?

Emergency: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, but, signs of a life-threatening amount of pressure in the head (tumor/bleeding/mass as possible causes) would include drowsiness, change in pupils, change in mood/alertness. and sometimes other neurological symptoms incluing balance/dizziness or weakness or seizures. ...Read more