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My Eye Feels Like It Has A Film Over It
My eye just started bleeding for about 5 minutes then a film came off of it. Now feels like there is sand in it ?
My eye gets blurry when I wear my contacts lately and it feels like there is a film over it. What's wrong with my eye?
Blurred vision: Whenever you have blurred vision, redness, pain, discharge or sensitivity to light with contacts you should remove them and see an eye doctor. ...Read more
I have an astigmatism in my right eye and it always feels like there is a sort of film in that eye. Nothing is there though.
Astigmatism : It's not unusual to feel as though something is wrong with the eye when there is a refractive error as in astigmatism. To be sure, a refraction to correct it would eliminate the symptom. An exam would also rule out anything other than the astigmatism causing the symptom. If the astigmatism is bothersome, you can always consider glasses or contact lenses bb ...Read more
My right eye sonetimes feels like I have a film.Over it causing like a blurry feeling I don't know if this is anxiety symptom its been.Doing it for about 3 weeks now and its not all the time what could this be?
It feels like my eye has a greasy film , pressure on Apple of my cheek but eye looks normal... what could it be ?
Without looking at U: I can't say anything for certain, but you likely have a condition affecting the tear film in your eye. Infection of the eye (pink eye), tear duct blockage, foreign body or sinusitis. Normal tears have 3 components, aqueous, lipid layer and proteins including immunoglobulin A, which protects from infection. The lipid layer holds the water and protein in. A doc with an ophthalmoscope can answer this ...Read more
Im 43 and i woke up today with blurry vision and it feels like there is a film over then. it feel like my head is bothering my eyes .
Maybe you have: some mild eye irritation or mild infection, or was exposed to some dust or other eye irratant. normally tears should help wash away any minor irritation, but if the problem continues you might want to have your eyes looked at by somebody who treats them. ...Read more
Film: A film over your eyes is likely due to irritation of the eye's surface which can be due to numerous issues. The most common cause of this is dry eye. I would recommend trying over-the-counter artificial tears and if it does not resolve, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Decreased blood flow: Fainting often can be the result of decreased blood flow to the brain. As the carotid arteries enter the skull, the first branches from them are actually to the eyes. Decreased blood flow to the eyes can result in a "greying out" of the vision. It occurs because the retinal and optic nerve tissues are not getting enough oxygen. ...Read more
When I look at lights, and move my eyes, I can see a cloudy film moving in patches over my eyes. What is it?
Floaters: Or your vitreous humor, if you have other elements in it blocking light as it moves. Time to have your eyes check to see if it's nothing or something. Good luck! ...Read more
Teary clear film on the outer portion of both my eyes. No irritation or redness but to other people it seems as if I am getting tears in my eyes.
Blocked tear ducts?: I suspect that this is mainly a cosmetic issue which usually does not require treatment. However you may also have a blocked tear duct which drains into the nose . ...Read more
Visible clear film in outer corner of one eye that can barely be felt and no stinging. Looks like there is a contact lens in there but don't wear them?
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When my husband sweats, his eyes get blurry and a film covers his eyes. What is this? Can we buy anything to help w it? Is it serious?
Buy sweatband: Many people get sweat in their eyes, especially during sports. Sweatbands are made to help. ...Read more
Definitely!: Allergic conjunctivitis creates stringy mucus discharge and eye redness. Splash cool water on your eyes when you come in from outdoors... That can remove pollen and other allergens from your lashes where they cause allergies. A prescription antihistamine drop can help also. ...Read more
Not really . . .: The conjunctiva normally has a small amount of mobility. Too much mobility can cause minor irritation. More importantly, your eye really shouldn't be touched with anything other than your eyelids on a regular basis. Fingers are generally pretty dirty. Eyes like to stay generally clean. You' ll be better off not touching your eyes. ...Read more
See eyedoc: I hope you have had this evaluated. A white appearance to the front of the eye could be corneal damage with fluid filling the interior of the cornea. Or it could be an infection in the eye (usually quite painful with the eye very red). Or the lens could be dislocated into the front of the eye. There are other causes; but an ophthalmologist should be seen right away. ...Read more
Visible clear film in outer corner of one eye that can be felt & accompanied by excess amount of green "eyeboogers". Do not wear contacts?
Typical of bacterial: infection in the lacrimal fluid (over surface of sclera & cornea) which is secreted (obtained from blood plasma) by the lacrimal gland over each eye. With irritation, more white blood cells are also secreted into this fluid. When white blood cells eat/ingest bacteria they also produce green enzymes as part of attacking/digesting the ingested bacteria, thus the green color. Deal with the infection. ...Read more
Ripple effect in R eye when I blink/ look around. Asked 3 eye specialists. 1 say not related to dryness, 1 say yes. 1 say tear film. What's the cause?
Hard to answer: If 3 eye doctors who are opthomologists can't answer your question. If they were not opthomologists O suggest you see one. ...Read more
What will cause the white of your eye to get a yellow film the corner of the eye has a patch of yellow on the white part of the eye it looks like you could wipe it away but you cant
This : This is mostly likely a pinqueculum which can occur because of dryness or the effect of uv light from the sun. It is not a reason for concern, but wearing uv protective sunglasses and using tears four times a day should prevent it from worsening. ...Read more
My eyes have crust on them i the morning and i can't open them, and during the day my eyes sometimes get a film over them and my vision is blury?
Conjunctiva: Everyone's eyes are covered Buy a thin skin called conjunctiva. And in some people it is slightly yellow in color. The central part of your eye which looks either Brown blue or green does not have this covering. ...Read more
No clue: I have no idea, and i'm an ophthalmologist. I suggest you get it checked out right away. It is probably something common but your description does not sound like something normal. See an ophthalmologist asap. Good luck and sorry doctors on ht couldn't be much help. ...Read more
Eye condition have had over a week or two , film across both eyes that doesn't go away , stinging pain in both eyes can barely keep them open at times?
Yes: You can use your eyes if you have an infection. Some people become sensitive to light or are uncomfortable keeping their eyes open, but if this is not an issue for you, go for it. ...Read more
I'm having same issue with clear film around eye. I'd this serious enough to go to emergency room or is there a home remedy?
Chemosis: What you are probably noticing is a separation of the skin of the eye (conjunctiva) from the eyeball. This is usually painless and caused by an allergic reaction that comes on and disappears quickly. Rather than a film, it is actually a swelling of the tissues of the conjunctiva that looks a bit like a blister. You can use over-the- counter decongestant drops a couple of times/day. ...Read more
Son went on a 2 day cleaning spree with bleach, yesterday had red rings round eyes today has what seems to be a film coming over on one eye?
See A Doctor Now: It is probable that your son got bleach in his eyes which can cause severe irritation and chemical burns to skin/soft tissues; vision can be damaged as well. Your son requires immediate care to avoid serious consequences. Please see your doctor now or go to an emergency room now. ...Read more
I blink & get a thin oily film. It blurs my vision badly. It sticks to my contact lens. I have dry eye. Drops dont help. Whats wrong, how to fix this?
Dry eye : You have dry eyes. The reason for dry eyes could be multiple factors. Your medication, birth control, hormonal, hydration, contact lens use and possibly allergy. You may want to wear daily contact lenses to avoid CL related allergy. Hydration and you Amy consider omega 3 essential FA. Use preservative free tears often. You may need medical treatment if still persist. ...Read more