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I tend to press down on my eyes when I am stressed and feel strain in my eyes. Is this okay?

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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology

In brief: Probably

Hard to hurt your eyes by pressing on them for a few seconds.
Just sounds like a bad habit.

In brief: Probably

Hard to hurt your eyes by pressing on them for a few seconds.
Just sounds like a bad habit.
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Dr. Ari Weitzner
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: Try not to.

Eyestrain usually has an underlying cause.
If it is stress, then stress management techniques such as biofeedback can help. If the vision feels blurred then it's probably a good idea to get the vision checked out first - this has solved many an eyestrain complaint for us!

In brief: Try not to.

Eyestrain usually has an underlying cause.
If it is stress, then stress management techniques such as biofeedback can help. If the vision feels blurred then it's probably a good idea to get the vision checked out first - this has solved many an eyestrain complaint for us!
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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