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Im 16 yrs old. Why would I get floaters in both my eyes suddenly? My eye doc looked around really good and said I have healthy eyes, and wasnt worried

Im 16 yrs old. Why would I get floaters in both my eyes suddenly? My eye doc looked around really good and said I have healthy eyes, and wasnt worried

Usually normal: Most people notice the fibrils of collagen in the vitreous humor of the eye as floaters. Myodesopsia is normal and occurs because the fibrils cast a shadow on the retina. After a while, your brain ignores them, and they seem to disappear. They sometimes occur in certain eye diseases. See an eye doctor if you are concerned or if the floaters appear as many small dots. ...Read more

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Do you think I should be worried about my eyes changing color?

Do you think I should be worried about my eyes changing color?

No: The color of the eye is due to the structure of the iris inside the eye. There is not way to change that color without causing severe damage to the eye and vision. If you want a different color, then talk with your ophthalmologist about colored contact lenses which can give you a new color or enhance your current color. ...Read more

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Should i be worried that my eyes are changing colors?

No: If otherwise a symptomatic not to worry. There are some medications that cause darker. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my eyes are red- should I be concerned, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my eyes are red- should I be concerned, what do you suggest?

Red eyes. : Could be many causes. Dry eyes, infection, scratch, allergies, many other. Worried? Depends specific situation and cause. See you eye doctor. Can try artificial tears 4 times a day. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my eyes are constantly watering, what do you suggest?

Two causes..: First is that the tear drainage system may be blocked. The only way to fix this is to see you eye doctor. Second, the surface of your eye may be irritated. This sends a signal to the brain that your eye needs more tears. Putting lubricating eye drops in the eyes will slow down the watering. ...Read more

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I'm worried about my eyes, my right eye seems bigger that the other one, and I noticed it like 3 weeks ago. But my vision is fine no changes.

I'm worried about my eyes,  my right eye seems bigger that the other one, and I noticed it like 3 weeks ago. But my vision is fine no changes.

Exophthalmos?: Hi. Unilateral exophthalmos (eye sticking out) and/or proptosis (eyelid retracted) can be a manifestation of a thyroid disease called Graves' disease, or other tumors or infiltrative conditions behind the eyeball. Please see an ophthalmologist (MD who diagnoses and treats eye diseases...different than an optometrist, who prescribes glasses). ...Read more

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I'm worried because my eyes are really red and itchy why, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my eyes are really red and itchy why, what do you suggest?

May be allergies: Try an over the counter antihistamine like zatidor four times a day to see if that helps. Otherwise see your eye doc. You might need a newer stronger antihistamine or it might be something else like blepharitis (lid inflammation). ...Read more