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Burning itchy eyes. Not allergic but taking prescribed antihistamines and eye drops. Feels like sand in eyes but no injury occurred.

Burning itchy eyes. Not allergic but taking prescribed antihistamines and eye drops. Feels like sand in eyes but no injury occurred.

Dry eye is treated: differently from other issues such as ocular inflammation or allergies. But, they commonly can present with the same symptoms. Usually lubricating eye drops are first line therapy for dry eyes. Studies have shown that Omega-3 supplements may help as well. We can also place punctual plugs and use topical cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion drops are some of many potential treatments. ...Read more

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I'm a missionary. I have notice that one of my eyes are getting smaller and i feel like I have sand in my eyes. Is this serious?

I'm a missionary. I have notice that one of my eyes are getting  smaller and i feel like I have sand in my eyes. Is this serious?

Depends: Go to a doctor and or eye doctor to get it checked out. It could be the beginning of an eye infection or a foreign body is irritating your eyes. You want to take care of those precious eyes. ...Read more

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What causes eyes to feel like they have sand?

What causes eyes to feel like they have sand?

Many causes: There are many potential causes for a sandy feeling in the eyes. A common one is dry eye syndrome. Try some artificial tears (over the counter at the drug store). If this doesn't work, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My eyes feels like there is sand inside, what could be the problem?

My eyes feels like there is sand inside, what could be the problem?

Dry eyes: Most common cause of sandy foreign body sensation is dry eyes. The "wetting tear" production (not the crying tears) decrease in women after age 35-40 and in men after age 50-55 and these symptoms can occur. There are other causes too. You must see an eye md. ...Read more

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Every once in a while my eyes feel like they have sand in them. What causes this?

Every once in a while my eyes feel like they have sand in them. What causes this?

Dryness: Most likely your eyes have some degree of dryness. This is sensitive to your bodily hydration, atmospheric moisture and history of eye or systemic disease. If minor and does not affect the vision nor cause eye redness, you can apply over the counter lubricating eyedrops. If not minor, you should consult with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the eyes to feel like sand while spending time on computer?

Is it normal for the eyes to feel like sand while spending time on computer?

No: Foreign body sensation (FBS) or sand feeling are usually signs of dry eyes. You must check your eyes for dry eyes, blepharitis and some other causes of fbs. ...Read more

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Puffy eyes when i get up feel like I have sand no garbage coming out of eyes what can. It be?

Puffy eyes when i get up feel like I have sand no garbage coming out of eyes what can. It be?

Allergies or Dry Eye: You probably have either dry eyes, ocular allergies, or both. I would suggest that you see an eye doctor. After an exam your doctor my suggest artificial tears, allergy drops or possibly a combination of the two. ...Read more

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I feel sands in my eyes?

I feel sands in my eyes?

Residual Erosion : Often this complaint comes from some type of issue with residual erosion or severe dryness. I would see an eye md or a corneal specialist for an examination if it is a persistent problem. Also i would look to see if you have a fan on a night or are sleeping in an overly dry environment. Often overhead fans can cause severe dryness to the eyes. ...Read more

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He is like sand in the eyes?

He is like sand in the eyes?

Unclear question: If it feels like you have sand in your eyes, it may be due to dry eyes, inflammation, allergy or having foreign bodies in the eye. It would be prudent to consult your doctor for an in-person evaluation. ...Read more