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Why Do I Get Watery Eyes For No Reason
Tears out of proportion. Eyes need tear film to keep the cornea clear of any local or environmental foreign materials. The tears are produced by local as well as accessory lacrimal glands and are constantly being replaced by evaporation or suction by the nasolacrimal system into the nose. Watery eyes can result from many causes, some of which being too much production ...Read more
Ophthalmologist: See an ophthalmologist. It could be as simple as dry eyes, or possibly clogged tear drainage duct. You could try artificial tears one drop 4 times a day got a week or do. If it improves it is most likely dry eyes and the tearing is a reflex to the dryness. If doesn't then you need examination. ...Read more
Epiphora: Eyes water for two basic reasons: either something is irritating them (like an onion or an allergy) and stimulating the lacrimal gland to secrete more tears, or the tear drainage system is blocked so that the normal tears cannot get down the drainage tubes to the nose. At your age it is probably the former problem--maybe an allergy? ...Read more
Simple test: This should be easy. Cover one eye & look at an eye chart or similar set of figures. Is the vision perfect ? Do the same covering the other eye. If both eyes see perfectly you don't have a "lazy" eye. The term is a lay term for amblyopia, which is where the brain decides to "turn off the camera" input from a weak eye or one that caused double vision. Once off it stays off or very poor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I do not need glasses, because i had my eyes tested. Why am i getting bad headaches then?
Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is a common disorder affecting many people. Palmar hyperhidrosis or sweaty palms is the most common form of hyperhidrosis, causing excessive sweating of the hands. Hyperhidrosis can also cause excessive foot, underarm and facial sweating. It is thought that hyperhidrosis is a result of over activity of the sympathetic nervous system. ...Read more
Different causes: Pink eyes may be caused by allergies or infection. Infection can be viral or bacterial. Watery eyes ususally is present in allergy or viral infection. If it is bilateral, think of allergies or viral infection. Bacterial conjunctivitis is usually unilateral, very red, inflamed lids with many crusts. ...Read more
Uncertain: However - this is likely related to dilation of blood vessels in the cheeks. ...Read more
I have dry eyes. I already have glasses and i took eye drops for 2 months. Do i just have to go to an actual eye doctor. Idk what to do im tired of it?
Dry eyes: Can have many causes. If OTC eye drops don't help in 2 days, let alone 2months, continued usage will not suddenly begin to help, and may actually do harm. See an Opthalmologist, a specialist eye physician, to discover cause, and to then prescribe the appropriate treatment. You need a comprehensive eye examination. Not a computer link. ...Read more
I am always sneezing wiping my eyes and nose. I got tested for allergies but don't have any. What could it be and how do I treat it ?
Kind of test?: If you had only a blood test for allergies , you may end up with some or many false-negative tests especially with molds and trees. If you still have symptoms and especially your symptoms are seasonal, you should consult your allergist to undergo skin testing which tests your biologic as well as the presence of allergy antibody. By the way, do you have itching anywhere. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably dry eyes: Generally this is worse in the morning immediately after you wake up. Includes red eyes and foggy vision early on that clears up. If this is the case, try some artificial tears during the day (3-4 times/day) and a ophthalmic lubricating ointment at bedtime. It might take about a week or so to notice a difference. Otherwise, get an eye exam for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
Could be...: Many patients complain of headaches and blurred vision. Blurred vision may cause headaches, but other causes of headaches must be ruled out. See an eye doctor, and get checked for glasses. Then see your regular doctor to check out the headaches, especially if they are increasing in severity, or if you wake up with them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I have been having really dry eyes for 2 years now. Thatsee a doctor so i could get some special eye drops?
Dry eyes: Often respond to regular dosing of artificial tears. If you are having persistent symptoms, then you should see your ophthalmologist to make sure there is nothing else contributing to your symptoms. Also, he/she will be able to prescribe other types of drops or other medications to help. ...Read more
See doctor: Although it could be from poor sleep like sleep apnea or not entering deep sleep well due to meds, caffeine, alcohol, or drugs, you could also have a medical problem that's making you tired. Low thyroid, mono, anemia, and many other things can be easily ruled out with simple blood work. Depression is probably one of the most common reasons for fatigue so check on that too. ...Read more
I have really heavy eye discharge (green/yellow) and my eyes are really itchy, any way to stop the itchyness? I also am really sick (flu)
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