Glassy eyes with broken veins 😕

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hi I've being having problems with my eyes for about a month now. Unfortunately I can't get an opticians appointment until September. Both of my eyes look overly shiny/ glassy, not really white and with lots of tiny veins. They just don't look healthy at all. My right eye in particular feels tired and strained and sometimes the eyelid looks very swollen in comparison to my left eye. Also, I can constantly see the side of my nose in my field of vision from the right side and it's driving me crazy. I've cut down time spent looking at computer screens and I don't watch t.v. at all.  I would really appreciate if anybody can help.

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    Hayfever, dry eyes

    Why can't you see someone till September?  You only have one pair of eyes, look after them.  Why not go to your GP?  Optometrists aren't medical practitioners.

    It sounds as though your problem started with the beginning of the hayfever season.  You could also ask the Pharmacist in your local store.

    And you mention seeing the side of your nose, once you are aware of it, you will continue to look for it, whether you mean to or not!

     

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    Hi, I'm living in Germany and I went to the eye center two weeks ago. They told me they are booked up until mid September . I did go to a GP (my own doc was on holidays the past 3 weeks) but she just gave me ointment for conjunctivitis which I don't think I have as zero itching. I have started using Hylo drops for dry eyes which seem to help but right eye still feels strained/funny. I will try to see my own doctor this Monday when she is back.
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      I don't know how things work in Germany but the Hylo should help with the dryness.  I think you are wise to see your own Doctor.  Have you tried the ointment for the conjunctivitis?  'itis' means 'inflammation of'  so, it might help, even if you don't have itching.

      You might also find that tinted specs might help, or sunglasses.

       

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    I would say that you need to see an ophthalmologist for your condition, even if it's difficult to get an appointment. You need to be persistent. Maybe someone will have had the same symptoms and can give you advice. Good luck!
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