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Extremely Red And Painful Eye Sensitive To Light
Painful eye, sensitive to light and watering. Slightly bloodshot and red round the iris. Had a similar thing last year was told it may be allergy?
Likely iritis: I would say you have recurrent inflammation of the anterior segment called Iritis (Uveitis), likely related to your systemic condition of low back pain. If you know you have ankylosing spondylitis (inflammatory arthritis of the low back), then this is associated w/ it. You need a complete ophthalmological exam by an Eye MD, who will evaluate & treat. With a recurrent history, you need a work up. ...Read more
Light sensitivity or photophobia means when the bright light or sun bothers your eye. This can be from very dry eye with cornea surface issue, corneal scratch or ulcer, and eye inflammation from iritis. This happens due to iris spasm. Iris is like an aperture of camera open and close based ...Read more
I seem to have blepharitis & my eyes get very red, painful, and sensitive to light after wearing contacts. Any suggestions? Would daily contacts help?
Blepharitis & Contac: t lens wear do not go together! This is a recipe for disaster, as the bacteria involved with causing blepharitis will end up under your contact lens, and create a vicious cycle. Best to wear glasses, and get the blepharitis completely under control. Throw those contaminated lens away. See your eye doctor. Have your blepharitis/ dry eyes evaluated & treated properly.Cut down your computer time too. ...Read more
Red itchy painful eyes. Watery. Sensitive to light woke up and could barely open eyes. Very painful. Pink eye?
Many possible causes: You should see an ophthalmologist to manage this issue. There are many possible causes of redness and sensitivity to light. ...Read more
Eye MD: See an ophthalmologist to manage this problem. ...Read more