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Why do my eyes squeak when I rub them?

Why do my eyes squeak when I rub them?

Lacrimal system: You are putting pressure on the tear duct/sac and it is causing a squishing around of air and tears. It's normal. ...Read more

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What causes redness on childs eyes?

What causes redness on childs eyes?

Several things: Irritation from chemicals, allergies or rubbing. Infection can cause red eyes. The chemistry is an inflammtory respones that causes increased blood flow to the area. The triggers as mentioned can be different, ranging from antibiotics to antiinflammtories to cool compresses. ...Read more

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What can cause redness in the eyes?

What can cause redness in the eyes?

Allergy, infection,: There are many causes including allergy, infection, bleeding, trauma, internal inflammation and surface disturbances like tumors and pterygia. The eyes may also be reddened by dryness, contact lens issues, lack of sleep and sun exposure. Your ophthalmologist can determine the cause and administer proper treatment. ...Read more

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What takes redness out of eyes instantly?

What takes redness out of eyes instantly?

Redness reliever: There is no automatic red out drops. Some over-the-counter drops can provide temporary relief though. You need to see any eye doctor to determine the underlying cause of the eye redness so it can be properly treated. ...Read more

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How can I treat chronic redness for eyes?

How can I treat chronic redness for eyes?

Redness is due to: Inflammation causing redness. Artificial tear drops are a temporary, acute treatment for this. An eye drop called Restasis will treat the inflammation and improve redness. Restasis is a prescription drop. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat redness in my eyes?

What can I do to treat redness in my eyes?

Eye rednesa: Depends on the cause. Eye redness can be due to dryness, allergy, infection, or inflammation of the eye. See your eye doctor to determine the cause of the redness. ...Read more

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How come I always have redness under my eyes?

How come I always have redness under my eyes?

Eyelid redness: Blepharitis is caused by blocked up oil glands which lead to inflammation. Inflammation lead to bleed vessel dilation, fluid accumulation, and secondary puffiness/redness. ...Read more

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What are some ways to reduce redness in eyes?

What are some ways to reduce redness in eyes?

Artificial tears: Start with some lubricating artificial tears. Try not to use visine-type drops. Consider going to an eye doctor to find the source of the redness. ...Read more

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How can you treat chronic redness for your eyes?

How can you treat chronic redness for your eyes?

Many things: Red eyes can be from inflammation from chronic allergies, dry eye syndrome, blepharitis (minor infection of the eyelid margin), meibomianitis (blocked ducts on eyelid margin. In addition, you may have inflammation on the top of the eye, episcleritis or scleritis or in the front to the eye, irtis. You need the right diagnosis to get the treatment to get rid of red eyes. You need an eye exa. ...Read more

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How can I take the redness away from cried-out eyes?

How can I take the redness away from cried-out eyes?

Tears, time: While crying, the eyes become red. This is mostly caused by engorgement of blood vessels on the white of the eye as part of normal crying. The redness subsides naturally in a matter of minutes to hours (especially if you have been rubbing the eyes while crying). Artificial tears may soothe the sting from excess tears, but will not significantly speed up the resolution of the redness. ...Read more

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How can I make the redness and bags under my eyes go away?

How can I make the redness and bags under my eyes go away?

Beauty sleep: Lack of sleep can cause redness and bags under the eyes. Sleep and relaxation are the best remedy. You can also try regular application of eye serum or cream. Or if you prefer to go au naturelle, you can try applying a slice of cucumber on the eyes for a several minutes. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about redness in the corner of eyes?

Should I be concerned about redness in the corner of eyes?

Redness around eyes: Redness around the eyes is usually due to irritation, most commonly from rubbing of the eyes. As a first step, I suggest that you try lubricating tear drops. It can also be due to an infection of the eyelids themselves. In that case, I suggest that you see your eye doctor for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do about bags under my eyes and redness im my eyes?

Two separate issues: Bags under the eyes are usually caused by the herniation of fat through the infra orbital septum and cosmesis can be improved by blepharoplasty surgery where the fat is removed. Examintion can rule out other causes of baggy eyelids. Chronic red eyes are frequently from dry eye syndrome and an eye exam can confirm the diagnosis and eliminate more serious causes for a red eye. ...Read more

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Woke up with very sticky gooey eyes last two days; redness visible

Woke up with very sticky gooey eyes last two days; redness visible

Possible infection: Your description sounds like an infectious process; typically conjunctivitis presents like you have described. Your symptoms may be either viral, or bacterial in origin; which is hard to discern based on your description and the lack of the 'whole story'. A visit to your primary care provider is warranted to further evaluate your eyes. ...Read more

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Why is it that our eyes get redness after watching tv for long time?

Why is it that our eyes get redness after watching tv for long time?

Tired/dry: Prolonged visual activities often lead to fatigue, dryness, and blurry vision. Sometimes eye strain results in headaches. Give yourself a break and look away from the monitor, use some artificial tear drops for eye irritation. Better yet, limit the amount of TV viewing you do. ...Read more

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Why do your eyes get red when you scratch? Where does the redness come from?

Eyes dry: This can lead to chronic red irritate eyes. Allergies, eye lid inflammation (blepharitis) and even certain medications can mess up tha tears and tear film. ...Read more

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I have redness in my eyes. I'm 27 years completly fit mentally and physically.

I have redness in my eyes. I'm 27 years completly fit mentally and physically.

Eye irritation!: Red eyes are signs of irritation. Many times that may be from dryness, or chronic eyelid infection. See an ophthalmologist to help diagnose and implement a treatment plan. ...Read more

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My eyes are red I out my contacts in tonight for about2 or 3 hours they have been sitting in contact solution for over a year will the redness go away?

My eyes are red I out my contacts in tonight for about2 or 3 hours they have been sitting in contact solution for over a year will the redness go away?

See ophthalmologist: Your question implies that you put contact lenses into your eyes after they were sitting on a shelf for over a year. Apparently you did not clean them before insertion. This sounds like if you are lucky some toxic fluid but more likely an infection that you have started in both eyes. You should see your ophthalmologist as soon as possible but right away go to an emergency room. ...Read more

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How do I relieve redness above eyes and under eyebrows?

How do I relieve redness above eyes and under eyebrows?

Likely eczema: If the skin is dry & itchy this likely eczema. If so, ophthalmic ointment with steroid can be prescribed by an eye care specialist. The oil from inside a vit e capsule may be helpful when applied 1-2x per day. If the area is just generally red, cool compresses may help. If allergic in origin antihistamines may help. If thin skin from aging, then coverup may be the main option. Avoid sun/wind. ...Read more

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How can I remove redness from my eyes without eyedrops?

Avoid irritants: Eyes get red because of irritation. So, you could try to avoid things like smoking or being in smoky places, avoid dry or dirty places, don't use eye make up, and get plenty of rest. If all that doesn't work, you may just have to use eye drops. ...Read more

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I have pressure around my eyes and redness what could this be?

I have pressure around my eyes and redness what could this be?

Pressure & eyes red: The most common cause of eye pressure and redness is dryness of the eyes. Other causes include allergy, eye strain, an infection like conjunctivitis or an orbital process like thyroid related orbitipathy. See your eye doctor to check out these symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there a way I can get the redness out of my eyes after I've been crying?

Is there a way I can get the redness out of my eyes after I've been crying?

Eye drops: As long as redness of eyes is related to crying only (and not connected with allergies, glaucoma etc), you may try any of the otc decongestant eye drops on an "as needed" basis. Delve deeper to find out why you are crying and then hiding it frequently :). ...Read more

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Been waking up with crusty/sticky stuff in the eyes for more than a week. Should I be concerned? No redness. Discharge during day.

Been waking up with crusty/sticky stuff in the eyes for more than a week. Should I be concerned? No redness. Discharge during day.

Most likely: Blepharitis. This is an inflammation of the eye lids and lashes. If you have had this that long is is best to be treated after an eye exam by an eye care doctor. ...Read more

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My 18 month old son has had redness on the inside corner of his eyes for more than a week. It's only the insides of his eyes. He is also rubbing them.

My 18 month old son has had redness on the inside corner of his eyes for more than a week. It's only the insides of his eyes. He is also rubbing them.

Allergic eyes: Sounds like his eyes are either irritated or he may have allergies. I would suggest trying claritin (loratadine) each night or benedryl three times daily for a few days and see if his eyes improve. ...Read more

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Its ok if I allow my redness in my eyes to juist be and not use makeup or contacts?

Eye redness: If the redness does not subside within a day or two without the make up and contact lenses you may require specific eye drops to help this clear up. ...Read more

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How can I prevent my eyes irritation and redness?

How can I prevent my eyes irritation and redness?

Eye irritation: Use sun glasses to prevent sun damage, keep your eyes clean, avoid dust and windy weather, pullen and other allergens like animal dander and mold spores. If these measures didn't help, please see your providers to rule out other conditions. ...Read more

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Could I use my clear eyes redness relief with contacts on?

No: You should not use any medicated eye drops with contacts in your eyes. Wait five minutes before putting in contacts after you have instilled eye drops. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use clear eyes redness relief with contacts on?

No: Only rewetting drops that are designed for contact lens use should be used with contacts in place. ...Read more