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Why Do My Eyes Sting After An Eye Exam
An eye exam consists of checking the vision. If this is not normal a manifest refraction is done to determine if any glasses are needed. This is the test where the patient is asked which lens is better number one or two. Then the health of the eye is evaluated with a microscope called a slit lamp. To be able to see the back of the eye, the retina, ...Read more
No: Most patients have their pupils return to normal after 1-2 hours. ...Read more
Possibly: Commonly the eyes are dilated to get a good look at the back by your ophthalmologist (you are seeing an ophthalmologist -right? The only medical/surgical trained eye care person). Dilated eyes do not focus as well, especially at near. The focus will be restored after 4-8 hours when your bodily chemistry eliminates the dilating chemical. ...Read more
Yes they should!: Dilation of the eyes is part of a complete eye examination. The examiner cannot see the entire retina without dilating the eyes and it makes looking at certain parts of the such as the macula and optic nerve much easier after dilating. If you are seeing the doctor for a specific problem not involving the retina, you will not necessarily need dilation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes, you may have and infection of clogged tear drainage duct (nasal lacrimal obstruction). There may be other causes that would require examination and treatment as well. ...Read more
I am scheduled for an eye exam. Will having a bad headache, sinus pressure and itchy and watering eyes will make my glass prescription wrong?
I had an allergic reaction to eye makeup and my eyes have been bloodshot red for 2 days. They don't hurt as much now but when will the redness go away?
Why do my eyes feel heavy after using artificial tears eye drops ... And blurry . And how can I cure it ?
Viscosity issue.: The drops may be too viscous (thick) and you might benefit by the use of a less thick, non-preserved artificial tear product. You may benefit from a full evaluation of your eyes for the underlying reason for the need of tear supplementation. ...Read more
Eye lids hurt: Recommend 2nd opinion with me and we will figure it out. You can send pict and we can talk, ...Read more
Moisturizer in my eyes when using it on my face. Eyes are blood shot, blurry, puffy feeling. Need to see eye doc? I have pic but it won't let me link.
Flush eyes: Flush your eyes with sterile room temperature water. If the symptoms don't seem better by the next day see a physician. ...Read more
I have ache on my eyes & forehead my eyes are blinking to sun sight and get pain continous what shoud i do for this ?
I used polysporin eye drops and my eyes seem to hurt and get redder, do I even have an eye infection? my symptoms today were some white discharge
Could be allergic: You could have an allergy to either the antibiotic polysporin or the preservative. I would suggest stopping the medicine, using a drop of artificial tear (Systane Balance, HypoTears, Tears Naturale or generic) 4 times a day for 3 days and if no better see an eye care specialist ...Read more
Checked eyes by SR.Ophthalogist,Said eyes are normal inside did dil.BE test. but i see a very small black dot when i blink my eye,only in right eye.
Time and trars: Frequent use of preservative free tear drops (every hour or two for a day) should help if there is not significant damage to the eye. But would be worth a consult with your eye doctor to discuss which "wrong" drop you used or if vision is not better after using the tear drops. Preservative free is the key when looking for a tear drop, in this instance. ...Read more
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