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Why Does It Hurt To Move My Eyes To The Right
See an eye doctor: The most common cause of pain on eye movement is atypical headache, which is often relieved with Ibuprofen or aspirin. Less common, but more concerning, is a condition called retrobulbar optic neuritis, which typically affects women in their 40s, and is often associated with vision changes as well. I strongly recommend you see an eye doctor as soon as possible to rule this out. ...Read more
Dry eye syndrome: Adequate tears are necessary to lubricate the top layer of the cornea, the clear dome over the fron of your eye and the conjunctiva, the "skin" over your eye ball. When they are insufficient, small defects can occur in the top layer, exposung nerves underneath- and this causes discomfort, sandy or gritty feeling and pain. Winter and indoor heating is probably making this worse. ...Read more
Stretching...: ...Of the muscles that move the eyes, and possibly of the optic nerve as well. ...Read more
See your eye doctor: Hard to say what it is based on what you've provided, but your eye doctor can see it under slit lamp microscopy to help you out further. It could be anything ranging from dry eyes, to allergic conjunctivitis, to blepharitis, to another 'itis' (meaning inflammation). The fact that it's sore or painful means it needs to be seen by a professional. Don't delay! ...Read more
Well, the eyes: may look fine but there are other things to consider, something as simple as a thyroid disorder can cause this. Check with your regular doctor to make sure that there are no "medical" causes for this. ...Read more
Do sinusitis cause eye pressure/pain especially if i press? And also my eyes hurts when i move?I do have sinusitis, so is this all related?Thanks!
Yes, can be related.: All those symptoms can be caused by sinusitis. So, have it treated with a course of antibiotic. If all the symptoms don't resolve within two weeks, call your physician, he may suggest an ENT or ophthalmology specialist, depending on what symptoms persist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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