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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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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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