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Is rubbing my eyes bad for me?
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Rub
While not a terrible thing to do, it may irritate the eyes or cause a corneal abrasion.
There are some doctors who believe that keratoconus is caused by chronic eye rubbing.

In brief: Rub
While not a terrible thing to do, it may irritate the eyes or cause a corneal abrasion.
There are some doctors who believe that keratoconus is caused by chronic eye rubbing.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Dr. Theodore Wu
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Dr. John Downing
Ophthalmology
In brief: Yes
Rubbing your eyes because they are itching just makes them itch more, and chronic rubbing can stretch your lids and make them sag and turn in or out.

In brief: Yes
Rubbing your eyes because they are itching just makes them itch more, and chronic rubbing can stretch your lids and make them sag and turn in or out.
Dr. John Downing
Dr. John Downing
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