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How Many Times A Day Do You Blink Your Eyes
Every 10-15 seconds: The average person blinks roughly once every 10 seconds. This is a reflex that we can control to a degree (we can stare and decrease the blink rate for a minute or so, or blink rapidly on demand). The tears that lubricate our eyes normally evaporate after 10-15 seconds; blinking "pushes" new tears onto the eye's surface before all the previous tears have evaporated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do I have such a difficult time blinking ? There are times that whenever I try to blink I just can't like my eyes feel paralyzed
Eyes: I am not sure why you have that problem but I strongly suggest you get an appointment to an eye doctor. ...Read more
My 2 year old has been complaining of his eyes hurting and blink hard like 4 times what could this be?
Allergy or infection: Hi Does he have discharge from the eye, any redness or excessive tearing?? How long the s/s has been going on for? You may have to worry about infection, allergy or foreign body in the eye. Please get him seen if it redness, discharge noted or the symptoms has been going on for a few days. ...Read more
My tear production report is quite ok but at times i need to blink so frequently with an intense desire to pour water in eyes.
Allergies or pollution: If your tear production is adequate, and you're having these symptoms, it sounds like a reaction to inflammation occurring on the surface of the eye. Most common things include allergies and /or pollutants. Allergy drops will work for your allergies. Pollutants are a little bit more difficult. Some allergy drops will help with the symptoms, and artificial tears can help wash away some of the noxious stimuli. ...Read more
Eyes feel dry and when I blink vision gets blurry I gotta blink a couple times until it gets kinda stable again artificial tears not working?
At times i cant move my body but my eyes blink rapidly. I feel nothing. After i get light headed and sleepy. What is wrong with me? Is it a seizure?
Possibly: These symptoms are quite possibly due to a seizure. Some seizure types, like partial seizures and absence seizures, do not cause convulsions like you see in movies. While it may not seem like a big deal, it's probably a good idea to see a neurologist to be evaluated and monitored. ...Read more
What would cause my eyes to move from side to side really fast for about 5 sec. it happens about 5 or 6 times a day. I try to control it but I can't.
Nystagmus?: I would recommend seeing a physician to see if they can illicit the same finding. It can be nothing but at times it is related to some neurological illnesses. ...Read more
My eyes throb with my heartbeat and only lasts for 2-3 seconds, usually when looking to the side. This happens at least 200 times per day. ?
It is likely that: you are "seeing" the normal pulsations of the blood vessels in your eye but this could also be due to hypertension or a primary issue inside the eye. To be safe you should see a health care provider and have your eye's examined as well as your cardiovascular system evaluated. ...Read more
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