Monday, June 27, 2016
Watch Out: An Eye Doctor may Reveal Things about Your Overall Health
As an old adage goes, the eyes are windows to the soul. If you ask an eye doctor, however, your eyes reveal more than just your soul. In fact, your eyes can reveal a lot about the current condition of your overall health. Red Eyes Redness in the eyes is among the most common problem experienced by people every now and then. Most of the time, though, red eyes are caused by allergies, especially if it’s coupled by itchiness and watery eyes. Fortunately, this can be remedied by over-the-counter artificial tear drops and antihistamine drops. Seek medical help immediately if these symptoms don’t subside after ten days. Twitching Eyelids At times, you may find yourself experiencing an eye twitch. Medically known as eyelid myokymia, a twitching eyelid has no definite cause, though it usually goes away by itself. Caffeine, stress, and lack of sleep, however, are linked to a twitching eyelid.