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Can dry eyes cause dizziness or balance problems?

Can dry eyes cause dizziness or balance problems?

Likely not: Dry eyes can cause drying of the cornea. Balance is mediated by the inner ear and cerebellum... ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


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Could bad eyes cause - headaches- minor dizziness- and minor nausea?

Could bad eyes cause - headaches- minor dizziness- and minor nausea?

Headaches: Usually poor vision is asymptomatic, however, only a complete eye exam by an ophthalmologist can rule out pathologic conditions. Please see your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Swimmy/dizzy head for few years, sept. started wearing glasses, eyes have gotten worse along with dizziness. Can my eyes be causing my dizziness?

Swimmy/dizzy head for few years, sept. started wearing glasses, eyes have gotten worse along with dizziness. Can my eyes be causing my dizziness?

Dizzy eyes?: There is a small possibility that your current glasses may need adjustment. However, in my experience eye symptoms are secondary to the dizziness and not a cause of dizziness. I would get your glasses checked. If there is no significant change in the prescription and your ocular motility is normal- I would seek a neuro-otologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness and weird sensations in the head when I move my eyes back and forth? It's been going on for 3 months

What can cause dizziness and weird sensations in the head when I move my eyes back and forth? It's been going on for 3 months

Don't know: B"sd if is vertigo - balance disturbance in the middle ear balance organ - you can have back and forth movements of your eyes - nystagmus - but this is involuntary and usually brought on with looking in various directions. So, I have no idea about you. There is also a condition with weakness of eye movement muscles. If me, would see an eye doctor and maybe a neurologist. Doubt its hormones. ...Read more

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What could cause dizziness and eyes twitching back and forth?

What could cause dizziness and eyes twitching back and forth?

Nystagmus: You are describing vestibular symptomatology, and the eye problems are part of this. Could be due to inner ear or central brain problems. See your doctor, and likely also, an otolaryngologist. This needs diagnosis, and treatment. ...Read more