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Well I have the symptoms of burning and watering eyes but I wear glasses. What should I do?

Well I have the symptoms of burning and watering eyes but I wear glasses.  What should I do?

See Eye MD: Symptoms of burning and tearing can be from many causes, but none related to whether or not you wear glasses. Most likely cause is (paradoxically, because of the "tearing" symptom) dry eye syndrome, but blepharitis, conjunctivitis, and other causes are possible too. See an ophthalmologist to help sort it out. ...Read more

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Face is really red except like a glasses line round eyes, it is burning and feels tight and sore.

Face is really red except like a glasses line round eyes, it is burning and feels tight and sore.

Several possible: Causes: sunburn, rosacea, allergic, infection, autoimmune. Need an in person exam to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Wearing glasses since 20 years. Recently bought new eye glasses and feel burning sensation. This wasn't the case with earlier glasses. Please comment?

Wearing glasses since 20 years. Recently bought new eye glasses and feel burning sensation. This wasn't the case with earlier glasses. Please comment?

May be eye strain: It is not likely that the new glasses are directly causing burning in the eyes, but it might be indirectly related. If you are straining your eyes trying to get used to your new glasses, or now actively reading or using the computer more now, you may be creating dryness in your eye that symptommatically is causing burning. Try remembering to rest eyes more and use some artificial tears. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do glasses make eyes feel strained?

Why do glasses make eyes feel strained?

if the glasses: Are causing eyestrain after 2 wks of trying to wear them, then go back to the optician that made them first. Have them check to see if they were made properly (correct power and optical centration) then if needed, return to the prescribing doctor for a glasses prescription check. ...Read more

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Do reading glasses make your eyes look bigger?

Do reading glasses make your eyes look bigger?

Possibly: Plus power reading glasses can cause a magnification effect and make your eyes look bigger. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could pinhole glasses hurt/damage one's eyes?

No: Wearing or not wearing glasses, including pinhole glasses, will not damage eyes. Pinhole glasses provide better visual acuity at the cost of poor or non-existent side vision and need for lots of light to see. ...Read more