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How can I stop my eyes watering so much?

How can I stop my eyes watering so much?

Many causes: There are many potential causes of watering eyes (tearing). Eyes can tear either because they are producing too much tears, usually due to ocular surfaces diseases (like allergies, blepharitis or even mild dry eyes) or some irritation on the surface of the eye, or due to a blockage in the tear drainage system. See your eye doctor to determine the cause and the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What can stop eyes from watering?

What can stop eyes from watering?

Moist heat compress: Can help open ducts to release oils from the merino moan glands keeps the tears on the surface of the eyeball longer. Poor tear Gil and medications are the biggest culprits. ...Read more

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How could I make my eyes stop itching?

How could I make my eyes stop itching?

Allergies: The most common cause of itching is allergies. You can try otc topical antihistamines such as zaditor (ketotifen) 2x/day. If that does not help, your eye md has a lot more prescription treatment options. ...Read more

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How can I stop consitantly squinting, y eyes?

How can I stop consitantly squinting, y eyes?

Get some glasses: In most cases, people squint in order to see better. You likely need glasses. ...Read more

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My eyes keep watering and I can't stop them. Help?

My eyes keep watering and I can't stop them. Help?

Allergic eyes: Allergic conjunctivitis can be treated with appropriate eye drops or even some nasal sprays or oral medications. If you’re not sure of the diagnosis, though, or if OTC treatments don’t help, then you should seek a medical opinion. ...Read more

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How can I stop my eyes from watering around onions?

How can I stop my eyes from watering around onions?

Block the gas: Unstable chemicals are released and irritate the eye, causing reflexive tearing, thus do things to minimize this. Wear goggles, use a fan, cool them, presoak them, cut them sharply, etc. ...Read more

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How long does it take for my eyes to stop swelling?

How long does it take for my eyes to stop swelling?

Depends: Duration of swelling depends on the cause. See an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Can there be eyedrops to make my eyes stop hurting?

Can there be eyedrops to make my eyes stop hurting?

It depends: It depends why they are hurting. Probably most common would be dry eyes which could be improved with lubricating eye drops. You could aslo have allergy or glaucoma. I suggest your first stop should be an optomitrist to check for things like glaucoma. ...Read more

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What is wrong if your eyes water a lot and won't stop?

What is wrong if your eyes water a lot and won't stop?

Epiphora: There are two types of epiphora. One is caused by things that irritate the eyes (like onions or allergies) and cause the lacrimal glands to produce increased tears. The second is caused by blockage of the tear drainage mechanism so that even if the lacrimal glands are producing a normal amount, the tears can't get down the drainage tubes to the nose. ...Read more

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How could I stop my eyes from squinting when I smile?

How could I stop my eyes from squinting when I smile?

More info: It's normal for you to have some squinting when you smile. Do you find that your eyes are actually closing, do you have smaller openings for your eyes (e.g. Eyelids drooping down?) or something else that is bothering? Botox may lessen some squinting, but if the problem only occurs during smiling, I'm not sure i'd recommend that. ...Read more

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How do you get your eyes to stop burning from clorine?

How do you get your eyes to stop burning from clorine?

Wear swim googles: Protect your eyes from chorine if you are sensitive. Otherwise, consider using a salt water pool instead. ...Read more

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I wonder if stress can makes the eyes stop produce tears?

I wonder if stress can makes the eyes stop produce tears?

Keratitis sicca: Yes, stress can induce numerous changes in the physiology and metabolism of humans. Stress-induced immune diseases are well known. Dry eyes can result from immune related inflammation of the tear forming glands, yielding less year production. A classic example is sjogrens disease ...Read more

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In what way can I get my brother to stop itching his eyes?

In what way can I get my brother to stop itching his eyes?

Itchy eyes: Itchy eyes are like itchy skin...Something is causing it to itch. The 3 most common causes are often easily diagnosed with an eye exam and then the correct treatment is prescribed...Never use Visine-like products that ''get the red out''. Keep us posted. Dr.Sibley ...Read more

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Is there a way to stop my eyes from looking tired and puffy?

Is there a way to stop my eyes from looking tired and puffy?

Yes: Cool compresses can help a lot. Make sure your eyelid skin is well moisturized to ensure it appears youthful. Artfully applied foundation and shadow can help a lot. If you have persitent puffiness around the eyes please check your thryoid status. Finally, if strongly desired, consider a cosmetic evaluation. ...Read more

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My husband gets sunburned eyes every year what can I do to stop the pain?

My husband gets sunburned eyes every year what can I do to stop the pain?

Cool compresses: Folded wet paper towels will do. Ibuprofen if needed for pain. Consider a wide brimmed hat, sunglasses and sunscreen - especially if this happens every year. ...Read more

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I wear contacts and one of my eyes will not stop tearing. What's the problem?

I wear contacts and one of my eyes will not stop tearing. What's the problem?

Get checked: For corneal exam. The tearing could indicate a problem which needs an in-person eye exam to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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At night, it's harder for me to open my eyes. I wear contacts. Should I stop wearing them?

At night, it's harder for me to open my eyes. I wear contacts. Should I stop wearing them?

Maybe: Check for dry eyes. There are many types of lens materials and some are better suited to dry eyes. We often test tear film and treat dry eyes especially for our contact lens and lasik patients. Before you consider stopping lens wear, get checked out. ...Read more

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