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Why Is My Bad Eye Less Teary And More Unfocused
Lazy eye: Usually people refer to a bad eye when that eye has never had as good vision as the fellow eye, therefore it may seem unfocused. This is typically called amblyopia and can be due to causes from congenital cataracts to refractive issues such as astigmatism, nearsightedness, etc. Local causes with the cornea, etc., can cause both blurred vision and tearing so may seem toether. ...Read more
Not reallhy: Spicy foods can trigger rosacea affecting the eyes. They have been reported to cause bags under eyes, but this is not been proven scientifically. So they do not hurt the eyes directly. Spice saffron although not spicy has been shown in studies to improve macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa. ...Read more
See an eye doctor: Dry eyes are caused by decreased production of water, oil or mucus by the tear glands. The irritated eye sends feedback to the tears glands to create more tears, and blinks more frequently in order to push more tears onto the eye surface. If you are this dry you should have an eye doctor evaluate you for the cause of your condition, as well as to start a treatment regimen that can greatly help you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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