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How To Relieve Eye Pressure
Take her to eye doc: Time to take your grandma to her optometrist or ophthalmologist to evaluated cause of eye pressure (glaucoma/) & pain. Don't wait because narrow angle or angle closure or closed angle glaucoma is urgent. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/glaucoma/basics/causes/con-20024042 & http://www.webmd.com/eye-health/glaucoma-eyes. ...Read more
I have incredible pressure in my eyes when I bend down. How can I relieve this? I'm congested and coughing allot
Guaifenesin: Try taking guaifenesin which is an excellent expectorant, it helps to thin secretions so that they can more easily drain from your sinuses. A steroid nasal spray (eg. Flonase) may also be helpful. Try taking ibuprofen or naproxen for inflammation. If your symptoms are not improving within a week, consult a physician. Antibiotics may be required if you have a sinus infection. ...Read more
See your eye doctor: You may have increased intraocular pressure and need to be worked up. Don't delay! Thanks! ...Read more
Get steamed: Sinus pressure under the eyes are common and can be relieved with steam from tea kettle, sauna and use of antihistamine sprays and or tablets to shrink nasal passages and steam to relieve congestion all important to get the pressure sensation to go away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constant almost daily mild to moderate headaches and sharp pain behind the eyes. I apply pressure to my eyes and feel little relief. Please help. ?
Occipital neuralgia: Pain behind the eyes is often not from an ocular source. An eye exam is recommended to rule out an ocular source, but these symptoms are often referred pain from neck / spine issues (especially if the pain radiates above the ear). Frontal sinusitis also can cause this set of symptoms. If it is a neck issue, then massage or osteopathic manipulation can help. ...Read more
Seems like massaging eyes with my palms relieves computer eye strain or fatigue. But is it actually harmful? E.g, eye pressure, cornea damage, etc?
Not harmful: Computer eye strain is almost always due to eye dryness from sustained working. A palm massage will not do any harm and serves to spread the tears over the dry eye to relieve the strain. You can also treat this by using lubricating eyedrops when you feel the strain or fatigue. ...Read more
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