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2,224 Possible Causes for Eye Irritation

  • Pterygium

    A pinguecula is prevalent in tropical climates and is in direct correlation with UV exposure and/or chronic eye irritation.[] A pinguecula may also be a response to chronic eye irritation or sunlight. No treatment is necessary unless it becomes inflamed.[] These symptoms include: Reduction in vision Distorted vision Excessive tearing Eye discoloration Irritation Astigmatism Scarring of the eye Cosmetic effects to the appearance[]

  • Blepharitis

    Topical 0.1% tacrolimus achieved improvement but caused some subjective eye irritation.[] Symptoms asked about were: eyes that itch; eyes that burn; eyelids feel heavy or puffy; feel like something is in your eye; dry eyes; gritty eyes; irritated eyes; eyes that[] In these cases, patients have intermittent, excessive tearing with underlying chronic eye irritation.[]

  • Conjunctivitis

    It can make your eyes sticky and irritated.[] Signs and symptoms Symptoms may include: redness in the whites of the eyes irritation in one or both eyes discharge, causing the eyelids to stick together in the morning ([] Conjunctivitis is sometimes called ‘sticky eye’ or ‘pink eye’. It can be caused by a bacterial or viral infection, chemical irritation, ultraviolet burn or an allergy.[]

  • Ectropion

    Ectropion When the lower eyelid pulls away from the eye, a condition called ectropion exists. Symptoms This condition can result in tearing and irritation of the eye.[] When the eyelid can’t fully cover the eye, or can’t hold the tears up at the level of the cornea, the eye may dry out and become irritated.[] These are eyelid problems that cause redness and eye irritation, sometimes leading to corneal damage and loss of vision. What can I expect during treatment?[]

  • Foreign Body in the Eye

    Return to Activity If eye irritation persists after the object has been removed, the athlete may have a scratched cornea.[] Symptoms Superficial foreign bodies are very uncomfortable as they cause eye irritation leading to a reddish and watery eye.[] Foreign Body Removal A foreign body is something such as an eyelash, sawdust, sand, or dirt can that gets into the eyes. The main symptom is irritation or pain.[]

  • Chemical Conjunctivitis

    Learn to identify, treat and prevent eye discomfort before your next dip in the pool. Swimming goggles can protect against eye irritation.[] You can also use a cold compress to counteract inflammation and irritation. Over-the-counter lubricating eye drops can eyes itching and burning sensations in the eye.[] irritation that results when certain eye drops (containing silver nitrate) are administered.[]

  • Rosacea

    Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, and other mucous membranes. Azelaic acid has been reported to cause irritation of the eyes.[] Other potential signs and symptoms of rosacea include: Eye irritation: The eyes might be irritated, and appear watery or bloodshot in some people with rosacea.[] If Finacea Foam does come in contact with the eyes, wash the eyes with large amounts of water and consult your healthcare professional if eye irritation persists.[]

  • Entropion

    , and trauma in 2 eyes.[] eye and the feeling of ‘something in the eye’.[] When the eyelid turns inward, the eyelashes and skin rub against the eye creating a red, irritated eye sensitive to light and wind.[]

  • Common Cold

    Often, other protective reflexes such as tearing and closing of the eyes occur in order to protect the nose and eyes from irritants. 3,4,5 The Source of Your Common Cold Symptoms[] Euphrasia Red, watery, irritated eyes, frequent sneezing, and a mild, clear nasal discharge suggests a need for this remedy.[] If your baby has a common cold, you may notice some of the following: fever cough reddened eyes sore throat stuffy, runny nose loss of appetite irritability and restlessness[]

  • Corneal Opacity

    METHODS: The in vitro eye irritation potential of 20 nanosized and 3 non-nanosized materials was investigated in a 2-tier EpiOcular Eye Irritation Test (EpiOcular -EIT) and[] irritants (Category 1), moderate and mild eye irritants (Category 2), and non-irritants (No Category) in routine testing.[] The relative ranking of eye irritation potential of the 5 BWs in the BCOP assay compares favorably with the relative ranking of the BWs in the human eye sting test.[]

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