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What are the causes of pressure in the eye and burning?

What are the causes of pressure in the eye and burning?

Pressure: Eye pressure may be caused by glaucoma, migraine, thyroid eye disease, and sinus pressure. Burning may be caused by dry eye, eye drops, chemical injury, and blepharitis. Call your doctor is these problems persist. ...Read more

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What can cause pressure in the eye and feel lighthead?

What can cause pressure in the eye and feel lighthead?

Dehydration?: If you are dehydrated, then the eyes can get dry and feel like "pressure" and it also causes the lightheaded ness. Try drinking more fluids, if it persists see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Why does pressure rise in the eye to cause glaucoma?

Why does pressure rise in the eye to cause glaucoma?

Eye fluid imbalance: Glaucoma is caused by damage to the optic nerve due to increased pressure in the eye. The increased pressure can be due to increased fluid production or decreased drainage. Sometimes the reason for the increased pressure is not known. People over the age of 40, with diabetes, eye injury or eye surgery are at increased risk of glaucoma. Glaucoma is also more common among african americans. ...Read more

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Can getting hit in the eye cause elevated eye pressure?

Can getting hit in the eye cause elevated eye pressure?

Yes: One way is that it can interfere with eye fluid (aqueous) drainage, leading to increased pressure because the eye continues to produce fluid. ...Read more

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Can Petechiea in the eye caused by increased venous pressure be healed or treated?

Can Petechiea in the eye caused by increased venous pressure be healed or treated?

You are likely: referring to a conjunctival hemmorhage although a picture would be best for a proper diagnosis. These types of bleeds resolve on their own within a few days. ...Read more

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What could cause a feeling of pressure on the eye if you do not have glaucoma or sinus problems?

What could cause a feeling of pressure on the eye if you do not have glaucoma or sinus problems?

Dry eyes: I find that most people who feel pressure in their eyes is from dry eyes. Most people with glaucoma can't 'feel' their pressure. ...Read more

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Can reducing the reservoir size for catching the drain from a shunt in the eye for glaucoma help cause back pressure?

Yes: The most common shunts are the ahmed and baerveldt implants. They come in different sizes which are designed to fit larger or smaller eyes and to a lesser extent, regulate the outflow pressures. The pressure is more dependent however on the status of the overlying conjunctival filter. ...Read more

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What could cause severe migraine like headaches always on the left side with enormous pressure behind the eye?

Atyical headache: Sometimes other additional causes such as stress, allergies, sinus, deviated septum or uncorrected vision imbalances can present this way. ...Read more

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