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Doctor insights on: My Eyes Have Difficulty Adjusting To Brightness

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How can I restore the brightness of my eyes?

How can I restore the brightness of my eyes?

Dry eyes?: If your eyes are dry they may lack their natural brightness or luster. Try using artificial tears such as refresh or systane 4 times a day as this may help. ...Read more

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I looked at an ipad on full brightness in total darkness and my eyes have burned for weeks. What can I do?

I looked at an ipad on full brightness in total darkness and my eyes have burned for weeks. What can I do?

Eye irritation: Computer use and prolonged reading is associated with a reduced blink rate. When you blink, your natural tears lubricate your cornea and conjunctiva (the clear dome over your eye and the "skin" on the eyeball). When conjunctiva is less lubricated it can become inflamed-thus a red eye. Use some lubricating eye drops prior to and during these gaming stints. ...Read more

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Is there any medical term to describe "difficulty in fantasizing things" means when we close eyes and reminds past memories.

Is there any medical term to describe "difficulty in fantasizing things" means when we close eyes and reminds past memories.

Hope more reply too: There could be various reasons for such a difficulty, but in psychotherapy some might call it resistance or defensiveness. Some forms of brain damage could result in such a problem too. It's also possible that some may never develop the skill at all due to intellectual deficits or cultural values. Borderline trauma at Piaget's stage VI can do it. ...Read more

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What causes difficulty focusing my eyes?

What causes difficulty focusing my eyes?

Dryness: Most often, difficulty focusing from time to time is due to dryness, which causes changes in the smoothness of the front of the eye. On the other hand, if you are over 40, and the difficulty is with reading, then it is presbyopia, an aging change. Check out this webpage for more info http://www.2020vision. Com/monovision. Html. ...Read more

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My eyes itch on the corners and the bottom lash line at night. When I rub them, they go red and I have difficulty opening them in the morning?

My eyes itch on the corners and the bottom lash line at night. When I rub them, they go red and I have difficulty opening them in the morning?

Conjunctivitis?: I suggest you have it checked by your doctor as you have trouble opening it in the morning. Is it stuck together and any purulent drainage. It may be conjunctivitis due to virus or bacteria or allergy. And get appropriate treatment ...Read more

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I have difficulty stop blinking, in the morning it's ok my eyes don't hurt, then the blinking starts and by 6.30 pm I have a really bad headache?

I have difficulty stop blinking, in the morning it's ok my eyes don't hurt, then the blinking starts and by 6.30 pm I have a really bad headache?

Eye drops, Botox: One possibility is that you have dry eyes, which is more common in the winter with dry air, in which case eye drops will help. The second, more likely possibility is blepharospasm (look it up), which is treated with botox, usually by a neurologist. Botox will also help your headaches. ...Read more

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What makes my eyes extremely sensitive to glare? I am 26 y m without any symptoms (no headache, nothing).Lowest brightness comforts me on electronics.

Adjustments: Your eyes are used to the lowest brightness so they become sensitive when it is any brighter than that. Since you do not have any other signs and symptoms, I would suggest wearing shades/ sunglasses when in bright light situations until your eyes have adjusted to more brightness. Any changes, please consult your doctor asap. ...Read more

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My eyes feel dark because I inhaled alot of insect killer. What can I do to make my eyes return back to the normal eye brightness level?

My eyes feel dark because I inhaled alot of insect killer. What can I do to make my eyes return back to the normal eye brightness level?

Mgt: If there has been a change in your eyesight, it is urgent to wash your eyes with saline (such as contact lenses solution), and follow up with your physician.
If you are having breathing problems, please see the ED. ...Read more

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Could fatigue and difficulty concentrating be associated with my eyes?

Could fatigue and difficulty concentrating be associated with my eyes?

Yes: Get evaluated by your family physician or get your eyes and vision checked by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I'm having difficulty focusing my eyes/concentrating with depression. Any help?

I'm having difficulty focusing my eyes/concentrating with depression. Any help?

Get Help: If you have not already done so, please seek out a good physical evaluation to check out your symptoms. ...Read more

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I sneeze and have red eyes and difficulty breathing sometimes?

I sneeze and have red eyes and difficulty breathing sometimes?

Possible allergies: These sound like environmental allergies. You should see a doctor to be sure and to help guide long term treatment. ...Read more

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My eyes are very sensitive to light. I have to keep my laptop brightness much lower than most people. They hurt when bright light is in view?

My eyes are very sensitive to light. I have to keep my laptop brightness much lower than most people. They hurt when bright light is in view?

Eye exam: These symptoms could be due to certain headache or other neurologic syndromes or could be a problem with your eyes. Some people are just more sensitive to light. See your doctor for a proper exam and treatment as indicated. ...Read more

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Elderly pt w/dementia, has been sleeping a lot more lately and may have difficulty opening eyes. Reasons?

Elderly pt w/dementia, has been sleeping a lot more lately and may have difficulty opening eyes. Reasons?

Droopy eyes: Droopy eyes may be a sign of myasthenia gravis and you should have it looked into make a consult with me. ...Read more

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What to do if I am having difficulty focusing my eyes/concentrating with depression. Anyone else experience this?

What to do if I am having difficulty focusing my eyes/concentrating with depression. Anyone else experience this?

Difficulty: Concentrating is normal with depression, however, I am not sure it impacts on visual focusing I would consider consulting with an eye doctor in case something other than depression is causing this. ...Read more

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I have extreme difficulty reading. My eyes skip words and sentences and I don't retain the info. Or understand it. With other neuro. Symptoms. Causes?

I have extreme difficulty reading. My eyes skip words and sentences and I don't retain the info. Or understand it. With other neuro. Symptoms. Causes?

Neuropsychologist: If you have seen a neurologist you might follow up with a neuropsychologist. That type of doc will test you and determine your strength and areas where more development is needed and offer suggestions for that. The very best to you. ...Read more

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Possible ideas as to why hip hurts? Difficulty with walking, sitting, laying down, etc Bring tears to eyes level of pain Young adult not overly active

Possible ideas as to why hip hurts? Difficulty with walking, sitting, laying down, etc Bring tears to eyes level of pain Young adult not overly active

Can see orthopedist: An orthopedic doctor can evaluate, and likely do imaging tests, to see what is causing the pain. Possibilities include bone problems such as developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), avascular necrosis (LCP disease), etc... There can also be pain from ligament, tendon, or muscle problems. Be sure to bring the symptom timeline, written clearly, to the doctor. ...Read more

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Difficulty reading lots of text without sore eyes. Drops?

Difficulty reading lots of text without sore eyes. Drops?

Dry eyes: Most likely you are getting dry eyes. When we read, we stare and do not blink as often. Our tears will evaporate and unless we blink and flush new tears over our eyes, they will get very dry. Try using over the counter artificial tears. Main difference is how thick or thin they are. If tears still do not help, you may need to see and eye doctor to see about other treatment options. ...Read more

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My 2 yr baby boy has difficulty opening his eyes in the sunlight. His mother has it too. He often says his eyes burn. What are possible causes?

My 2 yr baby boy has difficulty opening his eyes in the sunlight. His mother has it too. He often says his eyes burn. What are possible causes?

Photophobia: It is a good idea to seek referral to a pediatric ophthalmologist just to make sure he does not have Congenital Glaucoma or or Cataracts. If his eyes are red, itchy, watery & light-sensitive for other reasons, the eye doctor may prescribe eyedrops. Encourage your son to wear a dark-colored cap or hat with a brim & sunglasses. Mom needs to see an ophthalmologist, also. ...Read more

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Went shopping after work, just walking into the store I felt light headed, saw spots in front of eyes, had difficulty focusing, broke into a sweat?

Went shopping after work, just walking into the store I felt light headed, saw spots in front of eyes, had difficulty focusing, broke into a sweat?

What time was it?: We need more info if this was the first time, if you've eaten anything since lunch or breakfast? What is your past medical, ocular, surgical, trauma, social, sexual histories to see if it's related. If you hadn't eaten anything or were fasting, you may have been hypoglycemic. What was your BP? Sugar level? Or it could be ocular in origin only. Need more details to help you further. ...Read more

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I have a feeling of electricity moving through my brain especially while walking. I get dizzy and my eyes have difficulty focusing. What could this be?

I have a feeling of electricity moving through my brain especially while walking. I get dizzy and my eyes have difficulty focusing. What could this be?

Head paresthesia: If you are having numbness and tingling in the scalp area that can be due to pinch nerves in the upper neck. If you are also having dizziness and visual symptoms then you may have issues in the brain. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Having blurred vision, light headed, difficulty visually focusing. Feels worse when moving eyes or head. Dull ache in eyes and general fuzzy feeling?

Having blurred vision, light headed, difficulty visually focusing. Feels worse when moving eyes or head. Dull ache in eyes and general fuzzy feeling?

Need an exam: This Q & A box isn't designed for diagnosis. There could be a number of medical conditons that could cause your symptoms. For your type of complaints it's best to see your doctor for an exam and a referral to an opthalmologist ...Read more

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Extreme lethargy after feeling anger or stress? It is followed by muscle weakness, difficulty breathing, heavy eyes and shaking.

Extreme lethargy after feeling anger or stress? It is followed by muscle weakness, difficulty breathing, heavy eyes and shaking.

This may be all stre: This may all be stress. However there could also be an underlying medical problem. You need to discuss with your physician and get some testing just to be certain that there's not another cause beyond the stress or that the stress could provoke something ...Read more

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I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor, skin turning blue, double vision (quality: with both eyes open), difficulty breathing?

I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor, skin turning blue, double vision (quality: with both eyes open), difficulty breathing?

See Internist: Your symptoms involve multiple systems and can be due to many things, from hyperthyroid Graves Disease to anxiety. Please see your family doctor or Internist for more personalized care. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have watery eyes, itchy throat, stuffy nose, difficulty breathing. Deep breaths are almost impossible, sometimes I think I'll pass out. What do I do?

I have watery eyes, itchy throat, stuffy nose, difficulty breathing. Deep breaths are almost impossible, sometimes I think I'll pass out. What do I do?

Go to ER....: If you are having trouble breathing, you need to go to the ER and get checked out because difficulty breathing is a very serious symptom, sometimes even life-threatening! Your symptoms sound like an allergic reaction of some sort but don't take any chances!! Go to the ER today and get diagnosed and treated!! Good luck!! ...Read more

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I am experiencing high blood pressure (hypertension), auditory hallucination, red or bloodshot eyes, heart murmur, difficulty thinking and balance...I'm a meth addict, daily for 2 years, . 5+ grams. Will these symptoms be reversible if I quit?

I am experiencing high blood pressure (hypertension), auditory hallucination, red or bloodshot eyes, heart murmur, difficulty thinking and balance...I'm a meth addict, daily for 2 years, . 5+ grams. Will these symptoms be reversible if I quit?

Meth: Continuing w/meth will only make things worse. You have good change to reverse many of your symptoms when you stop. Your symptoms are like a sneeze when you have a cold, not the underlying issue, which is meth. Please do get health ASAP. Start w/seeing your doctor for safety sake and referrals. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Had runny nose and watery eyes during the winter and dr told me to get any OTC med and I have been usingotc allegra 180mg for 2 yearsthinking that it should be taken daily, had bad experience like extreme anxiety, upper back pain, difficulty urination,

Had runny nose and watery eyes during the winter and dr told me to get any OTC med and I have been usingotc allegra 180mg for 2 yearsthinking that it should be taken daily, had bad experience like extreme anxiety, upper back pain, difficulty urination,

Side-effects?: If you have negative symptoms which you can attribute to medication you have been taking, stop taking it. Fexofenadine may cause headache, dizziness, diarrhea, vomiting, pain in arms, legs, or back, cough, hives, rash, itching, difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, etc. Difficulty with urination would be unusual. See your doctor to make sure. ...Read more

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Had asthma like symptoms to naproxen & ibuprofen. Took mobic (meloxicam). Had sweating, chills, difficulty focusing eyes. Am I allergic or sensitive to nsaids?

Had asthma like symptoms to naproxen & ibuprofen. Took mobic (meloxicam). Had sweating, chills, difficulty focusing eyes. Am I allergic or sensitive to nsaids?

Unusual: Although it is possible, the type of reaction you described is unusual for NSAID reactions although a drug fever cannot be ruled out. See allergist to help you sort this out. ...Read more