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What could be causing eye irritation/redness/soreness?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Dry Eyes

Dry eye syndrome is the most common cause of red, irritated eyes.
It is more common as we get older, and can be exacerbated by spending long hours reading, at the computer or performing repetitive visual tasks. Artificial tears and frequent breaks from reading can significantly help. Allergic eyes tend to also have a clear discharge and itching, as well as puffy lids. An eye doctor can sort it out.

In brief: Dry Eyes

Dry eye syndrome is the most common cause of red, irritated eyes.
It is more common as we get older, and can be exacerbated by spending long hours reading, at the computer or performing repetitive visual tasks. Artificial tears and frequent breaks from reading can significantly help. Allergic eyes tend to also have a clear discharge and itching, as well as puffy lids. An eye doctor can sort it out.
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Dr. Elizabeth Waller
Ophthalmology

In brief: Dryness, infection

You could have pink eye, allergies, dry eyes or something more serious.
An eye md could take a look and help you out.

In brief: Dryness, infection

You could have pink eye, allergies, dry eyes or something more serious.
An eye md could take a look and help you out.
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