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Pain In Eyeball Every Night
I have eye is high. I have been prescribed travatan (travoprost). One drop in my eye every night. What will be the effect?
Travatan: Therapeutic effect or side effects? Travatan Z® Solution is a prostaglandin analog used for glaucoma. It is used one a day to reduce elevated intraocular pressure. Possible side effects include eye redness, discomfort or itching as well as color changes to the iris or changes to eye lashes. ...Read more
Seems to happen at night I will tear it and wake up with swelling underneath I My eye usually happens to one eye seems to happen every couple months?
Almost every night I have headache (in my whole head, everywhere) and pain in my right eye, also cant see clear. What is it?
? migraine: These symptoms could be serious. I strongly suggest you consult a neurologist. ...Read more
Hi doc! Every after 3 months I see zigzag sharp light in my eye, for half hour I can't see, n every night in dark room I see like light stars in eyes?
Your symptoms can be: One or two separate issues. Flashes of light seen in a dark room may be due to vitreous pulling the retina. Retinal traction, tears, breaks or even detachments should be evaluated. Lights seen in a zig-zag fashion may be from visual aura known as a 'scintillating scotoma" and is associated with a certain pattern of lights followed by vision obscuration. This as well can be evaluated. ...Read more
What is the best way to keep face skin healthy and shiny? I use under eye gel for my eyes and toner every night to clean my skin
Avoid sun and UV: Common sense preautions delay skin aging. These include avoiding sunlight and uv. Avoiding smoking also helps. ...Read more
When I take my glasses off, my right, my "weak" vision, eye burns. Like soap or some irritant has gotten into it. But it happens every night.
Corneal problem: This is from dry eye- either not making enough tears, or poor quality of tears or a ptosis- incomplete eyelid closure that allows cornea to dry out. ...Read more
I've had an eye twitch for over a month now. Same eye. Not much info online besides tiredness I get a decent night sleep every night. What can cause?
Last night my whole face was twitching. I've had eye twitches every night for 2 months when I try to sleep last night my eyes didn't twitch but my face?
Twitching: R u on any medications? . Such info. Can help guide us to correct advise. ...Read more
My whole right eye has been red for the past 12 hours. It is not irritated, itchy and there is no discharge. I wear contacts and take them out every night. I have no past history of eyeproblems. What should I do?
What happens if you get vitamin E oil in your eye? I am trying to grow my eyelashes longer and put vitamin E in them every night it gets in my eye
Every night my eye ducts form white discharge itch &burns a little. I then splash water on my face & my eyes burn severely & the discharge increases.?
Burning, itching: Usually means allergies. Thera are some good over the counter allergy eye drops, or simply artificial tear drops may help. ...Read more
Can air pressure changes cause sinus headaches? And cause pain in teeth? Having big rain storm last 4 days...Having pressure behind eye every night with swelling and noticed teeth below eye are hurting. Had a root canal 2yrs ago, thought it might help wi
My 4 year old takes zyrtec 1 tsp and singulair 4mg every night. She got a couple mosquito bites yesterday and they are swollen. Can she have a dose of benadryl also tonight? Her left eye has also been watering for several days even with both allergy meds.
Yes: You can, but there is no need to do this. Use the highest quality name brand and stay away from unknown brands. Happy seeing! ...Read more
Are you supposed to pull your eye lashes every day to make sure none of them are loose enough to poke your eyes?
No: Eye lashes, like hair everywhere else on the body, have a particular growth cycle. When they fall out, they tend to get caught by your other lashes or drop onto your face. Occasionally, a lash may fall onto the eye, but the natural tears end up flushing it out. Pulling the lashes may cause some to be releasse prematurely, giving a thinned appearance to them. ...Read more
Please tell me what can excessive studying every day for year cause for eye conditions (what are the conditions)?
Excessive study: Some think it may promote increased near sightness or dry eye. ...Read more
Sometimes see black dots or shadows out the corner of my eye, but it's only sometimes. It doesn't happen every day.?
I don't know what is wrong with my eye bc every time I blink it feels like something is in it. But I have checked it already. What do u think it is?
Recently diagnosed-son has 20/200 vision in one eye and 20/40 in the other. He is 9 yrs 4 mos old. Can it be corrected? Has had a physical every yr : (
Poor vision: It depends on the cause of the poor vision. Amblyopia (poor vision in one eye) may be due to uncorrected refractive error (your son might need glasses), a congenital cataract, a lazy eye, or some other ailment. He needs to see a pediatric ophthalmologist soon, since glasses might help him see better. ...Read more
Hello I have an eye condition that its so sensetive to light and I can't even read on PC or mobile or even look to any thing I did every test possible?
Use tears: Try stopping everything and use preservative free tears and oral omega 3's. ...Read more
No: There are no known "excercises" that have been shown in good medical studies to permanently improve your best corrected vision. The visual system is not the same as your muscular system so more repetition does not improve your vision. Looking at an eye chart every day will allow you to test your vision and alert you to any changes or weakening of your vision. ...Read more
Is it only in one eye or both eyes?
If both eyes, then I would think you have a systemic condition. You mention you have hypothyroidism? Other conditions include allergies/ sinus.
You also indicate you have eyelid swelling. Is that what you mean under your eye or the eyelid? There is a difference since eyelid infection can cause the eyelid to swell or a chalazion such as the condition you had bef ...Read more