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Eye pain
tshirts posted:
Have chronic eye pain - probably from long hours at computer at work and years of video-gaming. The computer aggravates it especially but the pain is so bad I have to use eye drops throughout the day to keep it in check, and can't focus on anything (pastor at church, words in a book, TV screen etc) without pain. I switched to a new eyeglass prescription last year so I don't think glasses are the problem. What really worries me is that I have this problem and I'm still in my 20s! Any suggestions/advice would be appreciated, though I've done the usual stuff (minimize CPU time, take beaks, done some eye exercises etc.). Thanks
davedsel2 responded:
Since you have done everything you can at home, then it is time to see your doctor. I would start with your primary and then see an ophthalmologist if your primary deems that appropriate.

I pray you can get answers and relief soon.
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David Maine, MD responded:
I think a visit with your opthamologist makes sense at this point. Sometimes opthalmic migraines can present with triggers such as you describe. A evaluation by an opthalomogist is good start to try and understand the cause of your pain and potential treatments. Good luck!

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