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Eyes feel like they are burning all the time and vision feels strained is this sinus?

Eyes feel like they are burning all the time and vision feels strained is this sinus?

Sounds like dry eyes: Burning eyes are usually caused by dry eyes, which can also make the eyes blurred. This can in turn lead to eye strain. Lubricating eye drops (artificial tears) should improve the symptoms within a day. If the eyes are still uncomfortable, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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My boyfriend had been saying that his eyes feel like they are burning. He is a little afraid to use artificial tears. What do you think it is?!

My boyfriend had been saying that his eyes feel like they are burning. He is a little afraid to use artificial tears. What do you think it is?!

Depends: On if there are visible problems. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health.
but infection/sty would give redness and purulence.
allergies would make red/itchy/watery.
contacts can get irritation, chemical or smoke can irritate
and then, there's another whole list for dry eyes. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why my eyes always feels like they are burning?

I'm wondering why my eyes always feels like they are burning?

Dryness: As long as the vision is fine and the eyes are minimally red with no discharge, then the most common cause for the feeling of 'burning' is dryness. Go to the pharmacy and look for the dry eye section. Get lubricating drops (but not the drops which say gets the red out as these are drying) and use these drops regularly and that should address the problem. ...Read more

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Hi. Was watching TV. Then had to look away, felt like eyes were burning a bit, got anxious, then calmed down. Why did my eyes feel like that?

Hi. Was watching TV. Then had to look away, felt like eyes were burning a bit, got anxious, then calmed down. Why did my eyes feel like that?

Ans: The eyes can get dry when they are strained or iverused. Fixating on a TV can dry the eyes out. If visual issues see your doctor. Rest your eyes ...Read more

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What works most effectively to do if you have eyes that hurts or feels like it is burning?

What works most effectively to do if you have eyes that hurts or feels like it is burning?

Burning eyes: Most of the time, use of otc artificial tear drops used 3-4 times per day will help more acute symptoms, then used as needed chronically to control them. Some people have dry eyes which may need to be treated in other ways as well. If the drops don't help, then you should see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Flash by welding eyes burning?

Keratitis: Flash burns to the eyes from uv light emitted from welding without protective eye wear can be very painful. Often self limited in mild cases. Recommendations to help the pain usually involve using lacrilube (artificial tears) eye salve, cold compresses, Ibuprofen for pain, eyes closed. If more severe, seeing an eye md to evaluate and prescribe a cycloplegic agent & occasionally a topical non steroidal agent (acular). ...Read more

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Why are my eyes always burning?

Dry Eyes blepharitis: Burning eyes are often caused by ocular surface conditions such as dry eyes, blepharitis or allergies - or a combination of these. See your eye doctor for a complete evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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How do you get your eyes to stop burning from clorine?

How do you get your eyes to stop burning from clorine?

Wear swim googles: Protect your eyes from chorine if you are sensitive. Otherwise, consider using a salt water pool instead. ...Read more

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I removed my contacs amd now my eyes are burning. What should we do really quick?

I removed my contacs amd now my eyes are burning. What should we do really quick?

Contact lenses: If this is a consistent problem then the fit of the lenses needs to be addressed as well as your technique in removing. For immediate relief using contact lens wetting solution or artificial tears will help and the cause should be addressed. ...Read more

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My eyes where not burning this morning about 1030 they started burning what could cause this? I'm kinda worried but I can see ok

My eyes where not burning this morning about 1030 they started burning what could cause this? I'm kinda worried but I can see ok

Burning eyes: Could be allergy versus dry eye. Try Systane eye drops and see if helps. Allergies or allergy meds can dry out the eyes. If trauma may be abrasion also can get it from contacts if eyes are dry and then would need antibiotics Avoid contact if burning F/u/ w/ doc urgent care ...Read more

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My eyes are extremely dry & burning nowadays, it's unbearable. Can barely keep them open at times. Can it be the cold & dry air of the coming winter?

My eyes are extremely dry & burning nowadays, it's unbearable. Can barely keep them open at times. Can it be the cold & dry air of the coming winter?

EKC: You should consult your local ophthalmologist for a complete eye exam. Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis, superficial lpunctate keratitis and sicca syndrome could be possible. Get a consult. ...Read more

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Why when I wake up I feel my eyes burning and it makes me feel like I didn't have a good night sleep? I've been diagnose with rosacea, does that matte

Why when I wake up I feel my eyes burning and it makes me feel like I didn't have a good night sleep? I've been diagnose with rosacea, does that matte

Rosacea: Rosacea affects the eyes causing blepharitis and keratitis. You should make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to find out what's going on and to discuss your treatment options. ...Read more

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Best medication for burning eyes?

Best medication for burning eyes?

Depends on cause: The most common reason for burning eyes is eye dryness and there are lots of eyedrops in your pharmacy for this. Less common is allergy and you can find anti-allergy drops as well. If your vision is undisturbed and there is no pain, no light sensitivity and no discharge, then try one of these. If that does not work, consult with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How do you soothe if burning eyes?

Saline: Try various lubricating artificial tears or cooled drops first, if not better, then have it checked out. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes tired and a bit burning?

Why are my eyes tired and a bit burning?

Ocular surface: Most burning and tiredness come from either dry eye syndrome, ocular surface disorder, or eye strain. Osd is usually from lid marginal disorders such as granulated eyelids or gland dysfunctions; or tear production insufficiency. Eye strain is often associated with long periods of poor lighting, excessive reading, stress or other illnesses. ...Read more

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Is there a reason my eyes keep burning comes and goes?

Is there a reason my eyes keep burning comes and goes?

Possible causes: Many things can cause this. Commonly, dry eye, allergy, and blepharitis (eyelid inflammation or infection) can create a burning sensation. Conjunctivitis (pink eye) can also cause burning. Exposure to airborne irritants (dust, chlorine) can also be a cause. If unsure, see an eye doctor to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: burning eyes?

Eye pain: Burning eyes is a symptom that patients may use to describe their eye pain related to dry eye or blepharitis. Patients with eye injuries or following eye surgery may also report eye burning. The treatment depends on the cause of the symptom. ...Read more

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Burning eyes painful to the light what can be the cause thank u so much?

Inflammation: Eyes get especially sensitive to light when they are inflamed on the surface or have inflammation inside (termed uveitis). If you have just had this start, especially if the vision is disturbed and/or the eyes are very red, you need to see an ophthalmologist right away to get a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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In the morning I wake up with sticky discharge and burning of the eyes what do I do?

In the morning I wake up with sticky discharge and burning of the eyes what do I do?

You can wash off: Your eyes with water, then apply some eye drops like visine. If pus starts to appear, go see your dr for a prescription of antibiotic eye drops. ...Read more

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My eyes have been itching and burning a lot is that something that I should be worried about?

My eyes have been itching and burning a lot is that something that I should be worried about?

Itchy eyes: If you have a history of allergy then you shouldn't worry and over the counter allergy meds would help. If this is the first time and been going on for a long time you should see your physician ...Read more

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My eyes be burning every time I played a hour of video games what can possible be doing this?

Dryness: Playing a video game is a concentrated effort which involves lowering the blinking rate from a normal of about 17 to as little as 5 per minute. This leaves the eyes open for a longer time which promotes dryness. This causes the irritation and redness you are experiencing. The only other possibility is that the place where you play the games has chemicals in the air. ...Read more

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What can I do if my face feels hot and my eyes have been burning for a couple of week but only at night?

What can I do if my face feels hot and my eyes have been burning for a couple of week but only at night?

Dry eyes: The facial heat has no good answer unless you have fever with it. The eyes burning at night are typically dry eye or allergy. Try some over the counter tear drops during the day and at night and see if this helps. ...Read more

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My eyes got exposed to flash welding. They now hurt and I have a burning sensation in my eyes. What should I do?

Flash burns: You should wear protective eye wear when welding. It you have irritation and it is mild, you can try preservative free artificial tears (bion tears, thera tears, systane, and systane gel, etc.) one drop up to every 30-60 minutes. If worse or not getting better, you need to be seen by an eye specialist, to ensure not foreign bodies or infection developing, that could cause permanent vision loss. ...Read more

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I woke up and have had a burning sensation all day underneath my eyes what would help for that burning sensation?

I woke up and have had a burning sensation all day underneath my eyes what would help for that burning sensation?

Not sure: Why you are having the symptoms although sounds like allergic reaction to Mascara!
BTW Some beauticians recommend slices of CUCUMBER to decrease puffiness and burning!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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My eyes are burning when I wake up in the morning and there are brown rings around the pupil. What do I need to do about this?

My eyes are burning when I wake up in the morning and there are brown rings around the pupil. What do I need to do about this?

See your Eye Doctor: Burning in the morning can be related to a number of issues occurring when you sleep, such as the eyes drifting open or contact with the pillow. However other conditions such as dry eyes, lid inflammation (blepharitis) or allergies may also be contributing. See your eye doctor for help. Regarding the pigmentation, you need to see your ophthalmologist to take a look. ...Read more

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My eyes keep burning and they often get teary. Should I just keep washing them with cold, clean water or should I opt for medication? Thank you!

My eyes keep burning and they often get teary. Should I just keep washing them with cold, clean water or should I opt for medication? Thank you!

Sounds like Dry eyes: Dry eyes are an often the culprit of many symptoms in the eye which can include burning, stinging, tearing, foreign body sensation, tiredness, heaviness, blurred vision and eye pain. You can have some or all of the symptoms or even none of the symptoms and have dry eye. I would suggest starting with using over-the-counter artificial tears and a warm compress on the eye to see if that helps! ...Read more