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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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I feel I'm always behind a computer or my phone, I'm worried my eyes don't get much rest. How many hrs a day should we limit for using these devices?

I feel I'm always behind a computer or my phone, I'm worried my eyes don't get much rest. How many hrs a day should we limit for using these devices?

Frequent rest: Now with the age of electronic and smart phones with spend ample time looking at the screen by using near vision. Two things that helps with computer fatigue: frequent blinking and breaks by looking far away. When we look close up we tend to contract eye muscle(strain) then by looking far away we relax our eye muscles. It's also good to walk around and do other things for staying healthy. ...Read more

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What's causes lightheadedness feels like i'm off balance had a mri&ct 6mths ago & mra n dec 2012 i'm worried tired eyes?

What's causes lightheadedness feels like i'm off balance had a mri&ct 6mths ago & mra n dec 2012 i'm worried tired eyes?

Two groups....: Good answer by Dr. Loury. Basically, lightheadedness can be divided into two groups: 1) with solid physical findings; 2) without solid physical findings. The first group resolves mostly to ear or nervous system problems. The second group can be further evaluated as new and old. New means new problem>> many possibilities. Second group, chronic symptoms most commonly stress biology. ...Read more

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

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 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 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