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Why Do My Eyes Get Watery When I Look At People
Every time I go to church my eyes get red, and when I leave my eyes are fine, what can I do so that my eyes won't get red during church?
Possible allergy.: This sounds like you may be allergic to something in the environment in the church, possibly dust or mold, or pollens if there are flowers there. You should discuss this with your doctor and have your eyes examined. Then they might advise you on a type of allergy medication. ...Read more
Blepharitis/DryEyes: This is a often repeated question. Blepharitis or inflammatory closure of oil producing glands is stress related and very common these days. The stale oil discharges at night when you are sleep, turns the eye red and watery in the mornings. The other condition that causing teary eyes in mornings is dry eyes. This is paradoxical secretion of crying tears from the main lacrimal gland. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Parasympathetic : Your eyes are very sensitive and responsive to various internal and external environmental factors including ambient light levels and autonomic nervous system stimulation. When you get nervous you can deplete your adrenaline levels or you can also reduce ph within your system which can have the effect of increasing parasympathetic nervous system (pns) tone. The pns stimulates tear formation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably dryness: When you concentrate, your blink rate diminishes allowing more tears to evaporate. When talking with people, if you are paying attention, your blink rate diminishes. You may have eyes on the edge of dryness, so that normal blink rate compensates well but when talking,the dryness shows up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergy symptoms: Capillary leakage from histamine release due to allergies cause the swelling. With chronic capillary permeability, red blood cells leak and stain the skin leaving a darker pigmented appearance. If your treatments are not working then seeing an allergist for definitive treatment should be your next step. ...Read more
I wear glasses cylinders 0.25. Why do my eyes often feel like get something in my eyes, and itching? How do I treat it?
Really???: That is virtually a no prescription glasses! i would not have personally placed 0.25 diopters of astigmatism in any glasses! it is too little to help and more likely to irritate one's vision. The eye strain may be your issue! wear the glasses solid for 1-2 weeks. If not better, they may need to be redone without the astigmatism. ...Read more
OTC meds won't work: Dr. Madaan is correct about inflammation leading to increased nasal blood flow & congestion. Blood leaving the nose passes through veins in the lower eyelids & cheeks. Fluid leaks out causing edema. See your pcp for nasal antihistamine sprays that reduce congestion & topical steroid sprays that control nasal inflammation. Get more sleep. Still looking tired? See your board-certified allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a hard time looking at people in the eyes when I try to people call me cocked eyed I don't know what I should I do .
?Esotropia: Esotropia is a form of strabismus, in which one or both eyes turns inward. The condition can be constantly present, or occur intermittently, and can give the affected individual a "cross-eyed" appearance. An Ophthalmologist can help treat this condition. See the Eye Dr. to get and evaluation and possible treatment. Good luck to you. ...Read more
What can I do when i can't remove my contact lenses , i mean when i feel they're stuck to my eyes ; and my eyes become irritated because of trying ?
Lubrication: Try hydrating the contact lenses with re-wetting drops before attempting to remove them. If this is an ongoing problem, you probably need to be refit in a different contact lens material that is better for dry eyes. A poor contact lens fit puts you at risk for a corneal infection. ...Read more
Allergies: It may be a sign of allergies, get an allergy test either a blood test or skin prick test to see if you have allergies. They can be treated either by allergy shots or sublingual drops or allergy medication or avoidance of the allergen. Get blood test at your doctors office to rule out other things like low thyroid or kidney problems. ...Read more
They tire also: When an individual is tired, the likelihood is that they have also "tired" their eyes out as well. When you read or look at the computer, for example, you do not blink as frequently as normal. After hours of doing this the eyes become dry, creating a tired, heavy sensation. Lubricating eye drops can relieve the sensation, but if you are that tired, a good nap is probably a better option! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 am dizzy, my eyes hurt when I open them normally, my eyes feel swollen, and I have a small fever. What do you think is the cause?
You may be sick: You should see your physician. Possible you have a illness. ...Read more
I get red eyes if i don't sleep, and i also get red eyes with trazodone. I notice when I have fitful sleep the red eye happens. How to get rest/relax?
Talk w your doctor: About side effects with trazodone ; discuss your medication options. Also - practice really good sleep hygiene. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. ...Read more
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