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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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Randomly from time to time my eyes shake really crazy side to side then it will stop and go back to normal, why does it do that? How do I get it to st

Nystagmus: Shaking eyes can be from many causes. Sometimes people are born with this issue, medications can also be the culprit. Eye strain can also cause this issue. You need to be evaluated by your ophthalmologist to determine the cause which will influence the treatment. ...Read more

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I have anxiety I was laying diwn and feel im going to die that my purpose here is done I feel like I stop breathin when I close my eyes I see Jesus?!

I have anxiety I was laying diwn and feel im going to die that my purpose here is done I feel like I stop breathin when I close my eyes I see Jesus?!

Anxiety.: Certainly sounds like anxiety. Very common at your age. You may want to talk this over with someone. If you can find a therapist that would be helpful. Medications certainly can help. Your doc can help you with that. ...Read more

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My eyes won't stop blinking. Allergies?

My eyes won't stop blinking. Allergies?

Maybe. Itching?: You will blink your eyes if they itch from allergies but blinking can be a symptom of many other eye problems like an infection, a foreign body, or sensitivity to strong light. Blinking can also be an involuntary nervous habit called a "tic" the photo is of "cobblestoning" on the lower eyelid, commonly seen in allergic conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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How to stop my eyes watering when I go outside? Strange that it happens.

Allergies?: Do you have allergies that may be irritating your eyes and making them water? There are eye drops that can help stop the reaction to allergies. Are you sensitive to light? Sunglasses may help that too.

But the biggest thing is to figure out the cause of the tearing and fix that. ...Read more

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How to stop my eyes watering so much in the cold air?

How to stop my eyes watering so much in the cold air?

Tears: This is a common symptom of dry eye. Using artificial tears before going out in the cold can help. Also consider wearing glasses that block the wind. It is also seen in people with exposure where the eyelids don't adequately protect the eyes. See an ophthalmologist if it becomes a recurring problem. ...Read more

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How to stop rubbing my eyes?

Find Etiology: Whether it's an eyelid or eyeball problem, it can probably be diagnosed with a slit lamp (biomicroscope) exam by the ophthalmologist. An ointment, drop, or antihistamine will probably result in a cure. ...Read more

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I can't stop getting tears in my eyes, why?

I can't stop getting tears in my eyes, why?

Dry eyes: Dry eyes can be caused by a decreased production of tears, or by a decrease in the amount of one or more of the tear components (water, mucus, oil). If the mucus or oil production is diminished, the water part of the tears evaporates too quickly and the eye becomes irritated. This signals the tear gland to produce more water, which does not stick to the eye and ends up on your cheeks. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stop rubbing my eyes?

Exam for cause: Typical reasons for rubbing the eyes are dryness and allergies. Have an exam to determine if there is a cause and it can be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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How to stop rolling my eyes when people say stoopid things?

Rhetorical question: Are they really saying stupid things or is it just your perception of what they say that is stupid? ...Read more

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How do I stop the bottom part of my eyes from getting reddened?

How do I stop the bottom part of my eyes from getting reddened?

Possible dry eyes: If only the bottom portion of the eyes become red - that is the part that is exposed when your eyes are open - the most likely reason is that the eyes are dry. You could try using over the counter artificial tears. You should avoid using drops like visine or naphcon. While these will temporarily relieve the redness, they can actually make the condition worse. ...Read more

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