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Why Is It That When You Squint Your Eyes You Can See Clearer
Pinhole effect: Squinting acts like a pinhole, forcing light through a small region of the eye. This lets only the straightest rays of light enter the eye; they do not get bent off alignment by irregular curves (astigmatism) or length (nearsighted or farsighted) of the eye. Squinting does not appreciably change the cornea's shape; the force of the eyelids is evenly distributed over the eye, especially the sclera. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Constant squinting, dry eyes, blurry vision, past week. Very uncomfortable, exhausting. Eyedrops don't help. What's wrong with my eyes? Cant see clear.
One kid having squinting left eyes some time when she tries to see far. If observed closely squinting is not noticable at all. Does this can be treated and how.Please advice?
Nearsighted: Squinting artificially lengthens the eye a little & allows someone to see things at a distance more clearly. This is the problem of the nearsighted(can see ok near).It is likely worse than 20/40 vision which is the level most kids start having trouble seeing the blackboard at school. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have intermittent exotropia squint inboth eyes, good control get clearer vision when 1 eye is diverted, can I get clearer vision when eyes r stra?
Hard to say: You need to have the strength of both eyes tested by a skilled eye doctor. You would likely require some assistance with glasses if you squint, and the intermittent nature of your problem needs to be sorted out.Treatment options are best understood when the source of the issue is well defined. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I am 21& having floaters for 2yrs, i see a black stationary spot in the corner of my left eye when i squint very very hard, could this be a retinal tear?
If new, need exam: If they are new onset, get an eye exam urgently. Floaters in the eye have several causes. The most common cause is degeneration of the vitreous fluid. The floaters gradually get worse, and persist. Sudden increase in floaters may be caused by vitreous separation (detachment) and may associated with a retinal tear or detachment, and an urgent eye exam is advisable. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I(21 yr old) have squint(extropia) in my left eye.I have done patching for 10 days.Now sudden when i rorate my left eye i can see it blurry i.E. 6/12.
Supression: Your outward deviating eye is supressed, otherwise you would be seeing double all the time. Patching can bring the vision in the supressed eye up to the best level it had prior to become 8 years of age (when everything gets fixed). But the supression will continue preventing double vision. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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