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Burning Sensation In Eyes

The causes of burning sensation in the eyes are prolonged contact lens use, environmental irritants like smoke, dust, mold, and pollen, ocular rosacea, dry eyes, blepharitis, eye allergies and infections, uveitis, etc. Depending on the cause, the treatment involves washing your eyes to remove irritants, antiallergic eye drops, or lubricant eye drops.

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I have recurrent complaints like burning, stinking, and lid edema. Are these due to recurrent corneal erosion?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a tree branch trauma to the eye (cornea) for a year. I have recurrent complaints like burning, stinking, and lid edema. I would like to learn the treatment options for recurrent corneal erosion. I took Moxifloxacin, Xailin Night, and Systane Hydration. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sunita

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your case. This needs proper follow-up by an ophthalmologist. And nowadays, we have got advanced surgical procedures for it. Right now, I can suggest symptomatic medications: 1. Lubricant, natural tear eye drops, or lubricating ointment at bedtime ha...  Read Full »

I had a burning sensation after cleaning contact lenses. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I cleaned my contact lenses in Oxysept neutralizing solution (without realizing I needed to add a neutralizing tablet) and then put my lens back in my eye. There was an immediate burning sensation, I removed the lens, but my eye is red, bloodshot, and uncomfortable. This happened aroun...  Read Full »

Dr. Shikha Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to In that case, I advised you not to use contact lenses because you already had a corneal ulcer in that eye, so you are already predisposed to it. For now, use glasses. Try to bathe below your shoulders, so water will not enter your eyes. Also, avoid cleaning your eyes...  Read Full »

I accidentally got eucalyptus oil in my eye. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I got eucalyptus oil in my eye by accident while trying to open a bottle of the same. I tried flushing my eye with water which then I read on the internet not to use water. I then tapped olive oil around my eye as suggested on the Internet. My eye stung so much with the water but then i...  Read Full »

Dr. Manjunath Natarajan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The main thing to watch for now is an infection of your eyes. This is usually seen as sticking of eyelids with discharge especially after you wake up after sleeping. For now, my advise to you is Use over-the-counter lubricant eye drops. These help by simply washing a...  Read Full »

Why are there light flashes with burning sensations in the eye?

Query: Hello doctor, I work on the computer for over 10 hours daily. I have dry eyes and minus power of 1.75 in both eyes. However, of late I see light flashes in left eye followed by heat like sensation coming out from the eye. Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Heat sensations are due to continuous computer work. Always use a well light room. The light position should be behind your head not in front. Screen height should be below eye level.Every 20 minutes take your eyes off the screen and try to relax for 20 seconds try t...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing unusual sensations in my head. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing unusual sensations in my head, accompanied by the following symptoms: I find relief by raising my eyebrows. I occasionally have migraine-like vision. Although there is no pain, I feel tightness or a mild ache in the muscles at the back of my head, alternating ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. Based on your symptoms, it is possible that you may be experiencing a condition called dry eye syndrome, which can cause discomfort and visual disturbances. The symptoms you describe, such as tightness or pain in the head ...  Read Full »

I have dryness and blurred vision. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 34-year-old female. Over the past five days, I have been experiencing symptoms such as dryness, discomfort, and occasional blurred vision. I believe it is time to seek professional guidance on managing this condition. The symptoms of dry eyes have become more noticeable and bothe...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditi Dubey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Dry eyes are multifactorial in nature. In your case, modifications such as reducing screen time, implementing the 20-20-20 rule while working on screens, decreasing the use of air conditioning, using an air humidifier, increasing blinking, and using eye shields while ...  Read Full »

Due to the duster spray, my eyes burned. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I accidentally sprayed a green-blue gas duster on the eyes. It is a keyboard dust cleaner that contains air and petroleum gas. It does not contain CFC. I rinsed with plenty of water. I do not have any issues with my eyesight. I had a burning sensation that persisted for 30 minutes. Kindl...  Read Full »

Dr. Asha Juliet Barboza

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I checked on the product, the green-blue gas duster, which is purported to be compressed air. You need not worry as you have washed your eyes with plenty of water and you do not have redness or other signs of physical trauma. An acid or an ...  Read Full »

I am suffering from morning headaches along with eye pain and burning sensation in the eyes. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, When I woke up in the morning, my left side had a headache, then a few hours later, it moved to the right side, and my eyes felt pain and burning. Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some details about your symptoms: 1. Since when you started to have these headaches? 2. In which part of your head do you feel headaches? (You can attach your photo, clicked from a little distance, with your hand kept over part of the head wher...  Read Full »

Why do I have painful red eyes with a bump in the cornea?

Query: Hello doctor, For the last three days, I have had redness on the outer white part of my right eye. Many people pointed it out, but it caused no irritation or pain, so I thought it was due to allergies. Now the end of the third day, I have a localized aching pain that intensifies whenever I blink my ...  Read Full »

Dr. Manish Mahabir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I want to know more details about your query and the picture attached (attached images removed to protect the patient's identity). Are you noticing any discharge from your eyes or eyelids sticking with each other in the morning? It might be an infection. Is it the f...  Read Full »

I see light flashes and have burning sensation after a blunt trauma to my left eye. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I see light flashes due to blunt force (ball) impact through the left-end corner of my left eye. These light flashes are more prominent in low-light conditions, especially during late evenings. I have attached an image of my left eye for your reference. And I also have a slight burning...  Read Full »

Dr. Asha Juliet Barboza

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Any flashes can indicate a disturbance in the back of the eyeball, namely the vitreous gel and retina. As you may already know, the central part of the eye consists of the vitreous cavity filled up with a gel-like s...  Read Full »

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