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How do I know if there is anything wrong with my eyes?

How do I know if there is anything wrong with my eyes?

By examination: Most problems with the eyes can be hinted at by comparison of the function of your eyes with a friend known to have normal vision. If you have pain, redness, light sensitivity, or vision loss you probably have a problem. If you have symptoms, or any doubts, an ophthalmologist can tell if you are normal or need treatment for a problem. ...Read more

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I have Monocular diplopia but eye doctor doesn't find anything wrong with my eyes, and had a MRI found nothing, any other possibilities?

I have Monocular diplopia but eye doctor doesn't find anything wrong with my eyes, and had a MRI found nothing, any other possibilities?

Monocular diplopia: is seeing two of everything and does not go away when one eye is covered. In other words, it is occurring in only one eye. This problem is always with the eye itself, usually with the cornea or lens. It is also possible that you have a refractive error. ...Read more

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What to do if there something wrong with my eyes?

What to do if there something wrong with my eyes?

See Eye MD: Go see your specialist eye MD to determine what exactly is wrong with your eyes and how best to treat them. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm feeling like something is wrong with my eyes?

What to do if I'm feeling like something is wrong with my eyes?

Get examined: If you vision changes, or the eye is painful, or red with discharge, then you should be examined by an ophthalmologist. Don't sit around worrying about it. Your family doctor can also be a source of information. ...Read more

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I am seeing bugs that aren't there. Is there something wrong with my eyes?

I am seeing bugs that aren't there. Is there something wrong with my eyes?

Vitreous floaters: You are experiencing a change in the vitreous, the fluid in the back of the eye. If you have flashing lights with this you should have an eye doctor examine your eyes. ...Read more

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Recently i tend to get tired eyes, with a bit of blurred halo vision. What is wrong with my eyes?

Recently i tend to get tired eyes, with a bit of blurred halo vision. What is wrong with my eyes?

Dry eyes: And you may need a glass prescription. Only way to verify this is to have your eyes examined. You can use artificial tears to sooth your eyes. ...Read more

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Does it mean something is wrong with my eyes when only one of them water, swells, and gets irritated?

Does it mean something is wrong with my eyes when only one of them water, swells, and gets irritated?

Conjunctivitis: This may be conjunctivitis, allergy or dry eye. Viral conjunctivitis migrates to the other eye within a few days, and is a self-limiting illness that will improve on its own in 1-2 weeks. Allergies often occur in both eyes unless the allergen falls into one eye only. Another possible cause is dry eye, which can be worse in one eye. If this is a frequent occurence, get checked out by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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I tried using 2 month contact lenses, but my eyes just won't tolerate it. I'm now using daily contact lenses. Is there something wrong with my eyes?

I tried using 2 month contact lenses, but my eyes just won't tolerate it. I'm now using daily contact lenses. Is there something wrong with my eyes?

Possibly dry eyes: Some contact lenses are not as comfortable as others. On the other hand, some people cannot tolerate contact lenses on their eyes for prolonged periods of time. Your eyes may be more sensitive to contacts, or have a tendancy to dry eyes. Daily contacts may be more comfortable for you to wear in this case, and using an artificial tear may help as well. ...Read more

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