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What is my left eye sensitive to light to the point of pain?

What is my left eye sensitive to light to the point of pain?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Had shingles over right eye 2 months ago have burning, watering in that eye, sensitive to light.

Had shingles over right eye 2 months ago have burning, watering in that eye, sensitive to light.

This could: Be the equivalent of a mild post herpetic neuralgia (irritation of nerves after shingle infections which last for a while after the lesions resolve)

Just a thought!
BTW
If symptoms persist consult with an OPTHAMOLOGIST!


Dr Z ...Read more

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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?

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

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I was wondering are blue eyed people more sensitive to light?

I was wondering are blue eyed people more sensitive to light?

Yes, often: Blue eyed people often have less pigment in the retina in the back of the eye. They are often more sensitive to light than people with darker eyes. Fun fact: blue eyes also dilate more quickly after dilating drops in the ophthalmologists office. ...Read more

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My one eye is really sensitive to light?

My one eye is really sensitive to light?

See eye MD: Light sensitivity suggests that there is something going on with the eye. There are numerous potential possible causes including infection, inflammation, and ocular surface irritation. See an eye md for diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Could I wear an eyepatch with pink eye? My eye is super light sensitive

Could I wear an eyepatch with pink eye? My eye is super light sensitive

See doc: Light sensitivity is a red flag warning that there may be a serious infection that could require specific treatment. Some infections threaten vision. Please go to the ED or contact your primary physician or ophthalmologist today. ...Read more

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Headaches everyday for 3wks. Pain on right side behind eye. Near temple. Sensitive to light. Throbs. Random times. Night day. 4a.M. Feeling bad?

Headaches everyday for 3wks. Pain on right side behind eye. Near temple. Sensitive to light. Throbs. Random times. Night day. 4a.M. Feeling bad?

Ocular migraine: Ocular migraines are usually precipitated by stress. Certain foods such as high caffeine, aged cheeses, red wines, preserved meats can also cause it. Patients can have preceding symptoms such as seeing flashes of light or "heat waves" or lines in their vision. This precedes headache and / or temporary vision loss. You should go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Sparkly eye, hazy vision, sensitive to light?

Migraine: Likely migraine. Rarely TIA or occipital lobe seizure- depends on your age and how long its been going on. ...Read more

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Stinging, burning, swollen watering eye that is sensitive to light?

Stinging, burning, swollen watering eye that is sensitive to light?

Conjunctivitis vs.?: You're symptoms need further evaluation. You may have conjunctivitis with a myriad of causes (allergic, viral, bacterial, chemical, dry-eye related). The sensitivity to light may imply associated inflammation of the cornea. An examination will be useful to establish the
Correct treatment and follow up. ...Read more

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My eye hurts from the outside & its alittle swollen. No pus or red eye jst sensitive to the light what can it be?

My eye hurts from the outside & its alittle swollen. No pus or red eye jst sensitive to the light what can it be?

Eye issue: Your description sounds like ocular surface dryness causing your symptomology. I would try frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, omega-3 fatty acid supplements, and warm lid compresses. You can also try avoiding fan, getting humidifiers, protective eyewear while outdoors, and others. If no improvement, punctal plugs or oth. ...Read more

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What's the difference between viral conjunctivitis and keratitis? I'm afraid I have keratitis. My eye is red, light sensitive, teary and blurry

What's the difference between viral conjunctivitis and keratitis? I'm afraid I have keratitis. My eye is red, light sensitive, teary and blurry

Inflammation: Conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva (covering on the white part of the eye). Keratitis is inflammation of the cornea (clear layer in front of the iris). Both can be caused by viruses and both can be present at the same time. The light sensitivity and blurred vision could be caused by keratitis. Anytime you have blurred vision you should see your eye doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Red eye, hazy vision, sensitive to light. What is wrong with me?

Red eye, hazy vision, sensitive to light. What is wrong with me?

Inflamation!: Uveitis is inflamation of the uvea (choriod, ciliary body, and iris): when any or all parts of the uvea is inflamed it is called uveitis. This can cause blurred vision, pain, and sensitivity to light. It could be many other things. You need to see eye specialist. ...Read more

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Having burning sensation and excessive watering of right eye, very sensitive to sun light, been precribed genamicin sulfate. 3 been using a week. Also given azithromycin 500mg zpack x 3days still no improvement?

Having burning sensation and excessive watering of right eye, very sensitive to sun light, been precribed genamicin sulfate. 3 been using a week. Also given azithromycin 500mg zpack x 3days still no improvement?

Dry eyes?: Although most people with dry eyes have problem on both sides, yours is likely from anatomical differences. Try artificial tear (preferably without preservative) 4 x daily regularly and see if this helps. If problem persists, see ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to take for a burning red eye that is sensitive to light and a little bit of a runny nose?

What is the best thing to take for a burning red eye that is sensitive to light and a little bit of a runny nose?

Burning: Try some artificial tears, chilled, every two hours. If your eye still bothers you, then call your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is my eyes sensitive to lens?

It depends on which: Lens: contact lens: you can become sensitive. And would need the assistance of a contact lens specialist. Native lens: only if there was trauma, then the body can become sensitive to the lens particles. You are too young for senescent cataracts, but artificial intraocular lenses are biologically inert and the body is not sensitive to them. ...Read more

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How could I make my eyes less sensitive?

How could I make my eyes less sensitive?

Hygiene/nutrition: Good hygiene, warm compresses, twice a day,
good sun protection, stay well hydrated, reduce prolong use of computer and maintain your general good health with exercise and proper nutrition. ...Read more

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