Doctor insights on:
Normal Symptoms Of Eye Pressure
Continued symptoms of eye pressure & discomfort 6 weeks post op sinus mucocele surgery. Ent/surgeon says give it more time. Should one be concerned?
It has a wide range: Best to know what your normal range is upon measurement at the eye doctor, and that your optic nerve is looking healthy. That's a better indicator. So although intraocular pressures of 12 to 22 would be considered normal, there are normotensive and low tension glaucoma which can occur at normal low pressures and still cause eye disease. ...Read more
Could be: If your Eye MD is monitoring your eyes for glaucoma, pressure check frequency is decided upon by your doc. If your diagnosis is glaucoma suspect/ocular hypertension, your doc is checking your optic nerve status based on the pressure you run. These checks help to determine if your optic nerve(s) is(are) developing glaucoma. If disease is suspected, treatment is started & checkups more frequently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
usually not: Elevated intra-ocular pressure usually causes no symptoms on its own. The results oif long-standing elevation of intra-ocular pressure can be peripheral visual loss. Extreme elevation of intra-ocular pressure as in acute angle closure glaucoma often causes eye pain, nausea, vomiting and blurred vision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few: Unfortunately most cases of elevated eye pressure are from a gradual increase in the pressure which cannot be felt. An ophthalmologist can measure this. A far less common elevation, acute glaucoma, cause pain and vision loss quickly. If untreated, the major symptoms is vision loss but this takes a while in the usual case. Have your eyes checked regularly by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
My eye pressure 21-21 and cct=614. What is my true iop ? And
mean rnfl thickness=0.20-0.19. Is this normal?
Ask provider: Ask the provider that obtained these measurements to interpret them for you. ...Read more
I need to go doctor for my eye but I can't describe the symptom, my eye feels weird, how would you describe eye pressure to feel like?
I get sudden eye pressure and tire/sleep feeling at random points in the day. I have taken my blood pressure when this happens its normal.
Eye pressure: Feeling of sudden eye pressure can be due to (most common to least): dry eye/tear film unstable; one is starting to get sick or virus/bacteria starting to invade sinuses; headache/migraine; narrow angle; high eye pressure; rarely: inflammation in eye; eye infection; tumor in or around eye; more info: email@example.com ...Read more
I was diag with ambylopia, nystagmus, high eye pressure and astigmatism. Is it normal to have this many eye conditions without an underlying cause?
Not rare: Astigmatism is a developmental ovalness of the eye and occurs to some degree in over 60% of humans. Amblyopia and nystagmus usually develop at birth or at young age. High blood pressure can occur at any age but is more common in those older than you. These are largely independent and not due to an underlying common cause. ...Read more
My wife's eye pressure was normal but other parameters were not normal. Doctor told it is glaucoma. What to do? How to live with it?
Second opinion: The hallmark of glaucoma, especially in a young person, is elevated pressure. There are other risk factors which contribute to the diagnosis but do not make the diagnosis. If the visual field is altered, that can be a clue, but visual field changes can come from other causes. You should seek a second opinion from an ophthalmologist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. ...Read more
Does cannabis effectively lower the eye pressure and help manage glaucoma symptoms? I am not considering using it, just want to know if it is an option for me, as I have been struggling with the disease for more than seven years.
Normal field vision test. Dilated optic discs small w/slight asymmetry. Suspicious oct scan. Eye pressure 27. Family history. Suspect for glaucoma?
Eye pressure raised after using FML (fluorometholone) for 1 month. How long will it take for pressure to go back to normal?
2 weeks: usually the FML (fluorometholone) will be all washed out in 2 weeks. The elevated pressure is most likely a separate issue from the FML (fluorometholone) drops, but a recheck after 2 weeks will reveal if there is something else to be addressed. Some might wait a month, there is no hurry ...Read more
I have daily mild headaches, lightheadedness, eye pressure, sometimes mild nausea, sensitivity to sunlight that worsen my symptoms since over a year?
Headache syndrome: Your symptoms are at least suggestive of chronic daily headaches. Although this is not a specific diagnosis it does indicate that if your headaches are not due to some obvious secondary cause then, you will need a form of preventative medication or intervention. My advice is to begin a headache diary and seek out a good specialist. Don't overuse/abuse over-the-counter medications. ...Read more
I have daily mild headaches, eye pressure and lightheadedness 24/7, at times mild nausea, sensitivity to light, sunlight makes all the symptoms worse?
Need evaluation.: If these symptoms are persistent then you need an exam by an ophthalmologist and your primary care physician. ...Read more
New Bulging vein over temple (my veins never bulge on my forehead) and eye pressure. Is this normal?
Positional change.: The veins in the face just as the veins in the rest of the body change in size depending on changes in position as well as changes in levels of hydration and changes in pressure in the chest and abdominal cavity. In the face, the veins decrease with standing and increase with lying down. Straining or laughing increase the the pressure in the chest which can increase the size of the facial veins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm ocular hypertensive, iop at base 16 (controlled). Does weightlifting increase eye pressure? What about normal breathing vs valsalva maneuver?
Yes but . .: Weightlifting, breath holding and being upside down will cause an increase in the pressure in the eye temporarily. So also will rubbing the eyes and any other activity which puts actual pressure on the eye. These effects are temporary and your having controlled glaucoma should not be an issue. Pressure has to be elevated for a long time to cause damage. ...Read more
I have pressure in my left temple, pressure behind my eye, pain in my left ear, tired and fuzzy. Blood test normal, go can't find anything, what wrong?
You need to...: ... keep gong back and working with your doctor until you have an answer. The most worrisome thing is that you have multiple symptoms that are localized to the same area: the left side of your head. In my opinion, MR imaging should be done. Excluding some type of growth or blood vessel problem in this part of your head is important. Good wishes:) ...Read more
What blood vessel malformations could lead to recurrent headaches behind the right eye, causing the eye to become red, and watery? Eye pressure normal
ParoxysmalHemicrania: is trigeminal autonomic cephalgia. PH is characterized by frequent (10 to 20) brief, intense unilateral head pain attacks daily. PH is more common in women, with an average age of onset of 30 years. The headache attacks are accompanied by lacrimation, conjunctival injection, rhinorrhea, periorbital swelling. It is an indomethacin-responsive headache disorder. Rec.: see orofacial pain specialist ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Copd cancer
- Pregnancy signs before your missed period
- Lower back pain relief during pregnancy
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Babies down syndrome
- Hypothyroidism symptoms and when to go to the emergency room
- Benzodiazepines serum
- Talk to a ophthalmologist online for free