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Is there a cure for year-round dry, irritated, watery, and sensitive eyes?

Is there a cure for year-round dry, irritated, watery, and sensitive eyes?

Cause?: We have therapies to help symptoms such as itchy or dry eyes. However it's best to figure out the cause--a dry eye due to a tear production issues, tear film instability (lipid, aqueous, mucin layers), evaporation, reflexive tearing. ...Read more

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Switched contact solution now my eyes are irritated , red and light sensative? Is this because of a change in solution? How do I help heal ?

Switched contact solution now my eyes are irritated , red and light sensative? Is this because of a change in solution? How do I help heal ?

Sensitivity: Some contact solutions may contain a chemical that you can be sensitive to. If you are wearing new contacts and have started using a new solution, go back to the old one or an alternative. It is best to speak to your eye doctor for your different options. ...Read more

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Discovered xlear, which is amazing. Looking for similar success w/ eyedrops to treat sensitive, irritated, red, tired, allergic eyes. Recommendation?

Discovered xlear, which is amazing. Looking for similar success w/ eyedrops to treat sensitive, irritated, red, tired, allergic eyes. Recommendation?

Many options: There are many good eye drops available. It depends which symptoms you aim to treat. Artificial tears (refresh, systane, genteal, optive) help to lubricate and refresh dry, red, irritated eyes. Patanol (olopatadine) or Pataday eye drops can treat red, itchy allergic eyes. Acular or ketorolac eye drops can help treat red, irritated, painful eyes. You should see an eye doctor to decide on the best drop for you. ...Read more

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Is my eyes sensitive to lens?

Is my eyes sensitive to lens?

it depends on which: Lens: contact lens: you can become sensitive. And would need the assistance of a contact lens specialist. Native lens: only if there was trauma, then the body can become sensitive to the lens particles. You are too young for senescent cataracts, but artificial intraocular lenses are biologically inert and the body is not sensitive to them. ...Read more

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How could i make my eyes less sensitive?

Hygiene/nutrition: Good hygiene, warm compresses, twice a day, good sun protection, stay well hydrated, reduce prolong use of computer and maintain your general good health with exercise and proper nutrition. ...Read more

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How do I know if my eyes light sensitive?

How do I know if my eyes light sensitive?

Light sensitivity: People can vary widely in their sensitivity to light. Fair skinned, blue-eyed people tend to be more sensitive, as a general rule. Wearing sunglasses is usually sufficient to ease the symptoms. If your symptoms are severe, though, i would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist to evaluate your eye health. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes so sensitive to the light?

Why are my eyes so sensitive to the light?

Photophobia: ... is the medical term for light sensitivity. It can vary greatly in severity and have multiple causes. Lighter colored eyes are more sensitive to the light in general. Inflammation inside the eye that involves the iris causes pain when the pupil constricts. Surface scratches or irritation can cause pain when light hits the eye. Best to see an eye MD to determine the actual cause. Good Luck. ...Read more

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My eyes feel irritated and blaring why ?

My eyes feel irritated and blaring why  

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Eye irritation: Frequent causes of ocular irritation are tear deficiency, allergies, and eyelid inflammation. If your eyes feel dry, scratchy trial artificial tears. If they fee itchy, trial antihistamine eye drops, and if your eyelids are sore with mattering, try warm water compresses and eyelid cleansing with baby shampoo 2 times/day for 1-2 weeks. If no improvement with any of the above, see an Eye MD. ...Read more

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How can I know if my eyes are light sensitive?

They are: If you cannot stand to keep them open when you are outside on a sunny day. ...Read more