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What does it mean if my eyes blur while reading a book?

What does it mean if my eyes blur while reading a book?

Check for glasses: Could be dry, or need farsighted or presbyopic correction, or need rest (relax accommodation). ...Read more

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What could crust on eyes mean?

What could crust on eyes mean?

Usually Blepharitis: Blepharitis or plugging up of oil producing glands of the eyelid which is stress related is extremely common these days. The stale oil is discharged at night and can form a crust on the eye lashes. Occasionally a lingering viral infection may keep a crust on the eyes. You should see an ophthalmologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Dull whites of eyes what does it mean?

Dull whites of eyes what does it mean?

Description not good: I have been asked that from patients before and when re-questioning they mean different things. One patient said they are a little yellowish, other: a little red. And more. You have to see an eye md and describe your problem clearly. ...Read more

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What does the whites of your eyes being blue mean?

What does the whites of your eyes being blue mean?

Uncertain: Rarely blue sclera is caused by osteogenesis imperfecta (many subtypes), Ehlers Danlos syndrome, & and Marfans syndrome to name a few. If you are concerned that you may have blue sclera, it would be important to have a comprehensive opththalmological examination. ...Read more

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What does it mean when baby has crust in the eyes?

What does it mean when baby has crust in the eyes?

Can happen with...: ...Infection, or narrowing of the tear duct (dacryostenosis) - your doctor can tell the difference. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have pain behind the eyes?

What does it mean when I have pain behind the eyes?

Often sinus headache: Many times, a recent flare of sinus trouble will be the cause with sinus or infection treatment being helpful. Also, some headaches like cluster or tension headaches may play a role. If symptoms persist or worsen or affect vision, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Feeling weight on eyes. What does it means medically?

Feeling weight on eyes. What does it means medically?

Not really weight: Your eyes may have a heavy/pressure feeling, but this rarely means that real pressure is building in your eye (glaucoma). The main reasons for this are that your eye surface is dry/irritated, or that you're getting eyestrain from trying to do near vision work. This latter condition is an age-related focus dysfunction (presbyopia) that can be fixed with glasses. See your doctor just to be safe. ...Read more

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Why do I have raccoon eyes? What does it mean medicaly?

Why do I have raccoon eyes? What does it mean medicaly?

Racoon eyes: Refers to bilateral black eyes seen in head trauma and is a sign of a possible fracture of the base of the skull. If you have had such an injury, please proceed immediately to nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the bottom of your eyes are brown?

What does it mean if the bottom of your eyes are brown?

Melanosis: The most common cause of something like this would be what we call racial melanosis. This is a just an increase in some of the pigmented cells on the surface of eye. It's almost always benign but can rarely turn into something more concerning. I would have an exam periodically. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you see lights before your eyes?

What does it mean when you see lights before your eyes?

Multiple causes: If you see short duration flashing lights it may be sign of vitreous traction on the retina. If you see bright wavy lines it may be ophthalmic migraine. Must see an eye md. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your eyes move fast side to side?

What does it mean when your eyes move fast side to side?

Nystagmus?: You description sounds like it could be nystagmus if the movements are involuntary. If new onset, it could be indicative of something serious. You should see an eye doctor or neurologist for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a baby's eyes have greenish crust?

What does it mean when a baby's eyes have greenish crust?

Infection: A yellow to green discharge is often a sign of an eye infection. Get the baby to the doctor soon. ...Read more

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The whites of my eyes have turned blue, what does this mean?

The whites of my eyes have turned blue, what does this mean?

Blue Sclera: If the white of your eyes is turning blue you need to consult your medical doctor as there are few medical conditions in which sclera turns blue and you need to be evaluated for that. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the white part in my eyes turn brown?

What does it mean when the white part in my eyes turn brown?

Need more info: This most likely is normal conjunctival pigment or melanosis. Need an exam to diagnose properly. ...Read more

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What does it mean if no response to light shining in the eyes?

What does it mean if no response to light shining in the eyes?

NLP: It means that the visual acuity is listed as NLP, which means no light perception. The patient sees only blackness, even when a bright light is shone directly into the eye. The problem may be at any point in the visual pathway. One of the most common causes in the US is glaucoma wherein the optic nerve has completely withered away and will not transmit the visual signal from the eye to the brain. ...Read more

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When i close my eyes i can see white dots what does this mean?

Physiologic symptom: This may a normal physiologic symptom, however, you should see a retinal specialist to rule out retinovitreous pathology. ...Read more

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What does it mean when it hurts to look to the side with your eyes?

What does it mean when it hurts to look to the side with your eyes?

Flu, optic neuritis : The two most common causes of pain with eye movement are optic neuritis and the flu. Optic neuritis is usually unilateral and accompanied with visual loss and you should have other common flu symptoms if you have the flu. If it doesn't resolve see an ophthalmologist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when there are black rims around your eyes?

What exactly does it mean when there are black rims around your eyes?

Thin skin: The skin around the eyes is among the thinnest on the body. The muscle shows through leading to dark circles around the eyes... ...Read more

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Please how will i get my eyes whiter and brighter using natural means?

Please how will i get my eyes whiter and brighter using natural means?

Clean and lubricate: Red eyes can be caused by uv / wind exposure, irritation, dryness and many other factors. The easily controllable ones include uv sunglasses, lid scrubs, and artificial tears - avoid long term use of vaso-constricting 'visine' type drops which can actually worsen the problem. ...Read more

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Seeing a flicker of light in eyes sometimes after dark. It means what?

Seeing a flicker of light in eyes sometimes after dark. It means what?

Eye light flicker: Eye light flickers or photopsia can be due to many issues (such as floaters, migraines, retinal issues, etc). To rule out retinal tears and/or detachment, you should see an eye doctor urgently for a dilated eye exam. ...Read more