Overcoming Sore And Red Eyes?
, my eyes suddenly reddened and over time it stung and watery. After I looked in the mirror, my black eyeball was like a stain. I thought it was eye discharge (belek) but I didn’t touch it. What am I going through?
Is there a decrease in visual acuity or a narrowing of the visual field? Do you wear contact lenses? Or before something twisted? Complaints of red, sore, and watery eyes can be caused by several factors, from those that tend to be harmless to those that have the potential to cause eye damage. Some of the causes of red, sore and watery eyes include:
The presence of a foreign object in the eye, for example after the twilight of something
The effect of using soft lenses is less hygienic
Irritating to eyes for example due to dust and smoke
Conjunctivitis, often called pink eye
Corneal ulcer / wound on the cornea of the eye
For now, as long as you don't experience eye pain, very glare, decreased visual acuity / blurred eyesight, and a narrowing of the visual field, then you can try some of the tips below first:
Rest your eyes
Use drops filled with artificial tears
Stare less at gadgets or TV for a long time
Adjust room lighting and reading distance
Use protection when outdoors, such as wearing sunglasses and a hat
Don't rub your eyes
Avoid using soft lenses and eye cosmetics for a while
If within 3 days the complaint does not improve, or you experience complaints of pain, very glare, blurred eyes, headaches, narrowed field of view, and the eyes are difficult to open due to a lot of eye discharge and stickiness, you should immediately see an ophthalmologist so that an examination can be done. further to determine the condition of your eyes for example with a slit lamp and an ophthalmoscope. After the cause is known, you will be given maximum advanced treatment.
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Thank you and hope it helps,
dr. Devika Y