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Light Sensitivity (Photophobia)

Light sensitivity or photophobia is the intolerance of the eyes to light. While some people are naturally sensitive to light, abnormal light sensitivity could be due to an eye disease ...
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Swollen Eye

Swollen Eye

While some causes of swollen eyes are self-limiting and usually do not result in complications, swelling can sometimes be a symptom of vision threatening conditions like orbital cellulitis and graves ...
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Eye Pain

Eye Pain

Many eye conditions have pain as a symptom. It is important to note that the intensity of eye pain is not an indication of the severity of the eye condition ...
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Watery eyes

Tearing and Discharge

Tearing and discharge are common eye symptoms. Sometimes, they occur under normal conditions. If a lot of tears and discharge drain from your eyes, particularly if the colour of the ...
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Itching and Burning Eyes

Symptoms of ocular itching and burning are common and tend to occur together in most cases. Some conditions that may cause them include allergies, dry eye syndrome, blepharitis and some ...
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double vision - seeing double

Double Vision (Diplopia)

Double vision also known as diplopia or referred to as 'seeing double' is a condition where you see a single object as two. There are many causes of double vision ...
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Seeing Spots and Objects in the Field of Vision

Seeing Spots and Objects in the Field of Vision

Threads, cobwebs, spots or rings in the field of vision are known as floaters. While the major cause of floaters is harmless, they may be caused by vision threatening conditions ...
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Foreign body on the cornea

Gritty Sensation

Gritty sensation is the feeling of having sand in the eye. It is also known as foreign body sensation. Dry eye syndrome is a major cause of gritty sensation. Other ...
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Red Eye

Red eye is a term used mostly to describe red, sore and blood shot eyes. While some cases of red eye resolve without treatment, it can be a symptom of ...
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blurred versus clear vision

Blurred Vision

Your vision is said to be blurred if objects appear hazy or cloudy while looking at them. Blurred vision is a common eye symptom that requires the attention of an ...
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