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What would happen if you kept your eyes closed for 2 weeks?

What would happen if you kept your eyes closed for 2 weeks?

Nothing,unless: Nothing if you are older than 10 years old. Depriving the brain of vision in children can lead to problems. Eye patching should be done under supervision of eye physician. ...Read more

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My two year son has been waking up with his eyes closed because of guck covering them.. It only happens at night. Not really during his naps. Wat hap?

My two year son has been waking up with his eyes closed because of guck covering them.. It only happens at night. Not really during his naps. Wat hap?

See an eye doctor: What you are describing sounds like an eyelid infection (conjunctivitis). The most common cause is bacterial and is usually very easily treated with antibiotic eye drops. An eye doctor can quickly diagnose and treat the condition, and may even take a culture to determine the cause. Don't try to see if it will go away on it's own; it is safer to treat it early. ...Read more

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I have bad cold and now I am waking up with bloodshot itchy watery eyes crusted closed when I wake up in the am. Was right eye two days ago now both.

I have bad cold and now I am waking up with bloodshot itchy watery eyes crusted closed when I wake up in the am.  Was right eye two days ago now both.

Conjunctivitis: sounds like you need some antibiotics and possibly some eye drops, better perform a virtual consult so we can send them to your pharmacy. ...Read more

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Could I have staph in my eye? This girl on my team just two days ago got staph in her eye. Well today they closed the gym for a few days because it has staph in it. My right eye is starting to bother me on the corner, on the line of my eyelashes and on my

Could I have staph in my eye? This girl on my team just two days ago got staph in her eye. Well today they closed the gym for a few days because it has staph in it. My right eye is starting to bother me on the corner, on the line of my eyelashes and on my

If : If the skin around your eye becomes swollen or red, if you have discharge from your eye, redness in the white area of the eye, or any vision changes, you should see medical care. The symptoms that you have as of now don't sound too serious, but change can occur rapidly. If everything looks normal, this can wait, because you won't be treated as a preventative measure anyway. Staph infections are potentially very serious, so if anything changes for the worse, find a qualified ophthalmologist to examine you and treat if needed. ...Read more

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Eye has been red for two days, today i noticed a white spot. My eye doctor is closed tomorrow , if this is an ulcer will i be okay until Thursday?

Eye has been red for two days, today i noticed a white spot. My eye doctor is closed tomorrow , if this is an ulcer will i be okay until Thursday?

Could be an ulcer: It sounds like you have had this experience before. Ulcers occur on the cornea, especially in relationship to contact lens overwear. Take the lens out and keep the eye clean. If you have left over antibiotics from your previous experience, it is best to start them. If the condition gets at all worse, then see another eye doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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When eye flashes happen can you still see them with eyes closed?

When eye flashes happen can you still see them with eyes closed?

Yes: The eye flashes occur because the gel on instead of eye tugs on the retina. This will occur with your eyelids open or shut. ...Read more

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I went from having blue eyes to brown/green at age two why till such a late age does that happen?

I went from having blue eyes to brown/green at age two why till such a late age does that happen?

Typical: Babies eyes are very often blue at birth and pigmentation doesn't begin to develop until some time later. This is very common. ...Read more

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I exprncd this on a carousel as a kid! i closed my eyes as it spinned faster and wen i opened em, i saw things upside down! what happened to the eyes?

I exprncd this on a carousel as a kid! i closed my eyes as it spinned faster and wen i opened em, i saw things upside down! what happened to the eyes?

Carousel: It's not what happened to the eyes, but the brain. The spinning of the carousel, and closing, then opening your eyes, confused your brain in processing the visual information temporarily. ...Read more