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Why Do Eyes Tear Up And Become Red
Supportive care: I agree and would like to add that supportive care, warm compresses and gentle massage of the area where the lower eye lid meets the nose will help. If there is a lot of discharge, a topical antibiotic may be needed. Bring this to the attention of your pediatrician during your next appointment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do I see more red veins in my eyes. (makes my eye look red). The skin around both eyes are swollen and coming off.
My eyes randomly have a burning pain and then they get super red and bloodshot. My eyes tear up and then there are very vivid bloodshot lines.
Likely Dry Eyes: The most common cause of random burning and red eyes is dry eye. Allergies can have a similar appearance but you usually know the cause. Dry eyes can present as burning, stinging, watery, or bloodshot. If it persists despite several days' use of artificial tears 4 times per day I would recommend you see an eye doctor ...Read more
I'm allergic to artificial tears and now my eyelids are red and swollen and feel heavy and my eyes are blurry how can I cure it ?
Change tears: There are many brands of artificial tears and a good first step is to try an alternate brand. Allergy to artificial tears is extraordinarily rare. You might also try an anti-allergic otc drop like ophcon-a (available as house brand in most pharmacies). Only if this fails do you need to consult with your ophthalmologist. Steroids are a later use drop when others fail. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
While wearing makeup and contacts my eyes become watery and a white pus forms. I wake up with crust around my eyes, puffy eyelids and red eyes. What?
My eyes are always watery when im outside, they irritate, I have blurred vision and there red all the time. What can I do to heal it?
My eyes r always red I have allergies. What can I do to clear them up. I have use eye drops and they make them redder. Help?
I slept in my contacts and woke up with both eyes red and swollen. They don't itch but they feel heavy to open and have alil mucus coming out of them.
CTL Over wear: Sleeping in contact lenses that are not designed for this will potentially result in significant ocular surface irritation, possible infection, scaring, pain, and loss of vision. First thing you shoul do is remove the contacts, use gentle artificial tears like refresh tears. If you have significant discomfort, photosensitivity, or decreased vision after discontinuing the contacts, u should see doc. ...Read more
Red eyes lots of gross stuff in eyes when i wake up, to the point where they are glued shut and they hurt a bit. And are very swollen, what to do?
Heat, age, hygiene: It is most likely dried tears and discharge from blepharitis-gets worse when its hotter, poor lid hygiene and aging. Regular lid hygiene with occaisional topical antibiotics controls it. Warm compress with lid scrubs. Bad cases or rosacea (see your doctor for this diagnosis) are often given systemic antibiotics (pills you take by mouth) in addition to topical. Its never cured-its controlled! ...Read more
Suddenly i woke up with a swollen eyelid, my eyes are not red and i don't feel any pain. My eyes started to get sensitive to light.
My eyes are really red/blood shot. They are normally clean white but the other night they went red and are sore to blink and touch. I do wear contacts?
My eyes both are looking "bloodshot" and hurting and getting some gunk in them do you think it's pink eye and do I need to go to the doctor?
When I sneeze i see flasheswhen my eyes are shut and when eyes are open, I also get nose bleeds, and head akes, and it's getting worse ?
I usually have itchy eyes during night and i don't feel to stop itching or rubbing my eyes which makes them red, teary and swollen. What to do?
Too dry in room?: Is there alot of heat in your toom that is drying the air out. If so, you want to get a humidifier. If you do not itch during the day, it is probably not allergies. You could also put sterile eyedrops in your eye before bed and see if that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry eye: this may be a manifestation of a dry eye disorder. Your ophthalmologist can address this issue. ...Read more
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