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Eye Pain (cont.)

Eye Pain Symptoms

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Pain is a variable measure. Each person may interpret pain differently.

  • Eye pain and other symptoms often described by those experiencing eye problems are summarized below:
    • Pain in or around the eye
    • Partial or complete loss of vision
    • Extreme light sensitivity
    • Tearing
    • Double vision
    • Halos (colored circles or halos around lights)
    • New floaters(spots, strings, cobwebs, or shadows seen before the eyes)
    • Limitation of normal eye movement
    • Pain with movement of the eye in different directions
    • Sensation of flashes or streaks of light
    • Severe headache associated with eye pain
  • The doctor or an ophthalmologist may see these signs as evidence of eye problems:
    • Redness of the white of the eye (conjunctiva)
    • Redness that flares out and surrounds the colored part of the eye (iris)
    • Irregularly shaped pupil
    • Bulging or protrusion of the eye
    • Swelling or redness of the surrounding eye tissue, including the eyelids
    • Blood or pus inside the front of the eye (over the colored part of the eye)
    • Eye discharge, excessive tearing, crusting, or eyelids stuck together (especially upon awakening)
    • A scratch to the cornea or eyeball
    • Tenderness of the inner corner of the eye or side of the nose
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/16/2015

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