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How long does an eye strain usually last?

How long does an eye strain usually last?

Depends on the cause: Eye strain caused by the need for glasses will not go away until your eyes are properly corrected. The actual strain can last for minutes to hours after you stop straining your eyes. If you have a persistent discomfort no matter what you do, you should have an examination by your eye doctor. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a eye strain headache last?

On average, how long will a eye strain headache last?

Headache: If from accommodation muscle spasm (eye strain), this will usually resolve within 1-2 hours once you have stopped straining them. ...Read more

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Can eye strain cause dizziness and light head all the time? How long can it last? Eyesight is 20/15, dr says no problems. Prescription for computer glasses.

Can eye strain cause dizziness and light head all the time? How long can it last? Eyesight is 20/15, dr says no problems. Prescription for computer glasses.

Dizziness and: Lightheaded feeling usually not from eyestrain. Due to the vague nature of symptoms many possibilities include low blood pressure, anemia, migraine, abnormal blood sugar. You will need to be seen to get worked up. ...Read more

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How do you cure eye strain and how long will it take?

How do you cure eye strain and how long will it take?

Depends: On the cause. If refractive, can correctly immediately with glasses/contacts. If due to double vision or dry eye, etc. Then treat and resolve underlying cause. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to recover from eye strain?

How long does it usually take to recover from eye strain?

It depends on...: ...The cause. Eye strain from dry eyes can recover within minutes of lubricating the eyes or resting them. Strain brought about from an uncorrected need for glasses will not disappear until the you have your vision corrected. It is a good idea to see your eye doctor if you have continued eye strain, to determine whether you need computer glasses. ...Read more

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I am used to watch computers and mobiles a long time. Now I find my eyes straining to get vision. I get headaches and nausea every evening. I can't fo?

I am used to watch computers and mobiles a long time. Now I find my eyes straining to get vision. I get headaches and nausea every evening. I can't fo?

Eye exam: See an eye doctor for a thorough eye exam. If you need glasses, that can lead to headaches and eyes "straining". If symptoms of headache and nausea persist or worsen, see your family physician! ...Read more

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Few minutes of studying iget a headache, eye strain. I have a cough since last week. This headache, eye strain hasn't happen to me last mnth whn studying?

Few minutes of studying iget a headache, eye strain. I have a cough since last week. This headache, eye strain hasn't happen to me last mnth whn studying?

Many reasons: You could have a sinus problem, the cough could be from the smoking or COPD or post nasal drip, the lighting you are using may mot be good etc. There are a few other reasons for your complaint. Please see you family physician and stop smoking. ...Read more

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How can I work long hours without straining my eyes?

How can I work long hours without straining my eyes?

May need glasses: If you have 20/20 vision, then the only thing you need to help reduce eye strain maybe is possibly lubricating drops without preservatives. If you don't have 20/20 vision, then you need to have your best corrected vision done, which may or may not require prescription glasses to help reduce eyestrain. Llubricating drops without preservatives are always helpful. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from eye strain caused by using the computer?

How long does it take to recover from eye strain caused by using the computer?

Variable: Computer eye strain is very common complaint now a days. Also called video or terminal display syndrome results from prolong focus on an electronic display. Usually symptoms of dryness, burning, stinging, fatigue, and blurriness are present. Take frequent breaks, and look away at distant objects. Use artificial tears. Close your eyes for a few minutes are a few suggestions. ...Read more

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Can eye strain and using the computer for too long cause nystagmus?

Can eye strain and using the computer for too long cause nystagmus?

Unlikely: Prolonged computer work can be tiring, disturb (temporarily) the focus, and can be drying to the eyes. Nystagmus would be very uncommon. ...Read more

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Will blinking once per 2-4 seconds prevent eye strain when I'm on the computer for long hours?

Will blinking once per 2-4 seconds prevent eye strain when I'm on the computer for long hours?

Maybe: Our eyes are designed to see things in 3d. When you look at a computer/book etc for a long time (a 2d surface) you can strain your eyes or get dry eyes. Every 20 minutes rest your eyes for 20 seconds by looking at something at least 20 feet away. ...Read more

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Does anti glare glasses help to reduce eye strain? I use laptop for long time. I am taking frequent breaks as suggested here to reduce eye pain. Thank yu

Does anti glare glasses help to reduce eye strain? I use laptop for long time. I am taking frequent breaks as suggested here to reduce eye pain. Thank yu

Yes: But not neccessarily with computer work. Anti glare glasses improve vision and reduce eye strain in high glare circumstances. In regular ambiant light they are equivlent to regular glasses. ...Read more

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How can you reduce dry eyes and eye strain from looking at the computer for too long?

How can you reduce dry eyes and eye strain from looking at the computer for too long?

Artificial tears: Dry eyes can be bothersome and cause chronic discomfort. There are many therapy options: best to start naturally (warm compresses, diluted baby shampoo scrubs) & move up a "ladder approach" to antibiotic cream, otc artificial tears. More info at: http://eyedoc2020.Blogspot. Com/2013/04/best-step-ladder-approach-to-dry-eye. Html
i hope this helps you! ...Read more

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How long can you be in front of computer screen without getting stressed or having eye strain?

How long can you be in front of computer screen without getting stressed or having eye strain?

It depends: If you are briefly checking email messages there is less likelihood of eye strain than if you spend an hour in front of the monitor. But if you have dry eyes or an uncorrected prescription (farsightedness, astigmatism, presbyopia), you may experience strain or fatigue much more quickly. ...Read more

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Can eye strain from looking a computer screen for too long cause nystagmus?

Can eye strain from looking a computer screen for too long cause nystagmus?

No: Nystagmus is an "internal" condition that is built in to the wiring of your eyes and brain. "external" issues such as fatigue or looking in certain directions can cause nystagmus to appear worse or more evident, but they cannot cause nystagmus to develop. ...Read more

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When is orange nasal discharge cause for concern? I had a lot of dripping as well as migraines and eye strain last week.

When is orange nasal discharge cause for concern? I had a lot of dripping as well as migraines and eye strain last week.

Not normal: Orange nasal discharge is not normal and may indicate an infection. Suggest a visit with your doctor for examiantion ...Read more

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Can staring at a computer for long periods of time cause a strain on your eye and produce a twitch in your eye lid?

Can staring at a computer for long periods of time cause a strain on your eye and produce a twitch in your eye lid?

Too much LED: Watching too much led light is not going to make you go blind. However, it can cause your eye muscles to get tired, just as if you exercised for hours and your leg muscles got tired. That is eye fatigue. That in turn can cause eye twitching, just as muscles in leg can twitch if irritated/overused. Take 5-10 minute breaks every hour when using these types of technology to prevent this. ...Read more

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No sperm production from last 2 times, headache, feeling strain in eyes, little pain in left leg. What could be the reason? M drinking a lot of water

No sperm production from last 2 times, headache, feeling strain in eyes, little pain in left leg. What could be the reason? M drinking a lot of water

Can't tell: This description is not sufficient to make an accurate diagnosis. This could represent so many systemic conditions that it is best you see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does vestibular neuronitis take to resolve itself? I am on week 4 and am left with eye strain and dizziness with eye movements and just fogg

How long does vestibular neuronitis take to resolve itself? I am on week 4 and am left with eye strain and dizziness with eye movements and just fogg

Comments: Most cases of vestibular neuronitis (labyrinthitis) of viral origin should be fully resolved over 4-6 weeks. Further persistence of symptoms raises question of a different diagnosis. Maybe you need to have an otolaryngological visit if not better soon. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I use a computer all day at work, can staring at a screen for long periods of time cause a strain on your eye and produce a twitch in your eye lid?

What do you suggest if I use a computer all day at work, can staring at a screen for long periods of time cause a strain on your eye and produce a twitch in your eye lid?

Too much LED: Watching too much led light is not going to make you go blind. However, it can cause your eye muscles to get tired, just as if you exercised for hours and your leg muscles got tired. That is eye fatigue. That in turn can cause eye twitching, just as muscles in leg can twitch if irritated/overused. Take 5-10 minute breaks every hour when using these types of technology to prevent this. ...Read more

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What could it mean if you get a dull headache along with a burst eye vessel after strained BM? It's lasted over a week now, feel it when bending over

What could it mean if you get a dull headache along with a burst eye vessel after strained BM? It's lasted over a week now, feel it when bending over

Conjunctival: hemorrhage isn't unheard of after BM and usually resolves on it's own. And headache & increased symptoms bending over are common with eye irritation. There's probably nothing to be concerned about. If it doesn't improve in another week or two or if you're just concerned you should see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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The last couple of weeks my eyes have felt strained, even when I close them. My age is 23, I am mildly nearsighted in one eye and, don't wear glasses!?

The last couple of weeks my eyes have felt strained, even when I close them. My age is 23, I am mildly nearsighted in one eye and, don't wear glasses!?

Could be many things: Eye strain can be caused by several factors...A very important symptom is any rapid and significant change in visual acuity.
I don't see that in your question.
I would suggest that you make an appointment with an optometrist or an ophthalmologist for an evaluation of your acuity issues....If not, then a visit to your family doc for a comprehensive medical work-up is in order... ...Read more