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Why do my eyes become tired after reading?

Why do my eyes become tired after reading?

Presbyopia: Trouble with reading up close usually starts in one's fourth decade of life. Reading magnifiers or bifocal glasses will help. Some patients suffer from dry eyes while staring long periods of time at tv, computer or smart phone. Artificial tears to supplement natural wetting can often be benificial as well. Seek eye examination for ocular alignment, glasses testing and external exam by eye doc. ...Read more

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Causes of onset over past yr of funny intoxicated feeling in head, eyes reading even causes nausea also extreme tiredness when happens just fall aslee?

Causes of onset over past yr of funny intoxicated feeling in head, eyes reading even causes nausea also extreme tiredness when happens just fall aslee?

Check blood sugar: This may be caused by many things, however i would check to see if your blood sugar is fluctuating. This may be a sign that your blood sugar is dropping at times during the day. Follow with your primary care to have an evaluation as the symptoms are too vague without further testing. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes get so tired after reading for only 15 minutes?

Why do my eyes get so tired after reading for only 15 minutes?

Refraction: Regardless of your age, if your eyes get tired after reading for 15 minutes, you likely require a refractive correction with glasses because the muscle inside your eye that changes the shape of the lens to permit you to read (accomodation) can only hold out so long before tiring. If you are younger than 40 you likely need this correction for all distances. If over 40 you may only require readers. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes get tired after only 15 minutes of reading?

Why do my eyes get tired after only 15 minutes of reading?

Likely tension/work.: This is likely to be due to being overworked or to tension. You might need a rest from your study, or a refreshing hobby that stimulates you. Exercise and time outside can be a real help, and your body will get sunlight that is very important in processing of things like vitamin d, and cleansing of skin irritants and acne. Take some time for yourself and you'd be surprised how you feel. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes get tired from reading if i wear bifocals?

Why do my eyes get tired from reading if i wear bifocals?

Binocular vision: The prescription maybe wrong, or you may have a problem with the alignment of the eyes. There are several possibilities. See your eye doctor to find out. The fact that you wear bifocals at your age suggests that some binocular (using the two eyes together) disorder exists. ...Read more

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If my eyes get tired easily when reading words on the computer. Does this mean I need glasses?

If my eyes get tired easily when reading words on the computer. Does this mean I need glasses?

It may be so: Tired eyes can be a result of dry eyes or eye strain. Staring at a computer causes your eyes to blink less frequently, drying them. Dry eyes often cause blurred vision. If artificial tears are placed in the eyes just prior and during computer use do not relieve the sensation, you may want to have your eyes examined for possible computer glasses. ...Read more

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If my eyes get tired easily when reading words on the computer, is this a sign of needing glasses?

If my eyes get tired easily when reading words on the computer, is this a sign of needing glasses?

Not likely.: This is likely to be due to being overworked or to tension. You might need a rest from your computer, or a refreshing hobby that stimulates you. Exercise and time outside can be a real help, and your body will get sunlight that is very important in processing of things like vitamin d, and cleansing of skin irritants and acne. Take time with your family, etc. And you'd be surprised how you feel. ...Read more

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My eyes get tired after reading 1 or 2 pages, which makes me fall asleep and prevents me from studying?

My eyes get tired after reading 1 or 2 pages, which makes me fall asleep and prevents me from studying?

Likely tension/work.: This is likely to be due to being overworked or to tension. You might need a rest from your study, or a refreshing hobby that stimulates you. Exercise and time outside can be a real help, and your body will get sunlight that is very important in processing of things like vitamin d, and cleansing of skin irritants and acne. Take some time for yourself and you'd be surprised how you feel. ...Read more