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by 50 · about 21 hours ago

I've had dry, irritated eyes this winter. I believe it is temporary, from wearing contacts too long. I never had this before. My optometrist prescribed eye drops. My eyes are better, but still sore. It's been a couple of months. He suggested... (more)

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Bellamoorena 0 · March 25, 2014 at 10:37 AM

Cortisone is basically used anti-inflammatory medication. They are used to prevent and treat allergic reaction. The basic question here arises is what sort of problem you are facing for irritation of eyes. It is right that this medicines are to... (more)

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by 0 · about 21 hours ago

I am told numerous times a day that I look really tired! My eyes have massive bags under them. I get around 7 hours of sleep a night. Have been paleo for around 2 years now and have always had the issue. I start work at 5am in the morning... (more)

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Robert_13 0 · February 13, 2014 at 6:51 PM

You're eating about 177g of protein a day? (I eat 2500cal and the nutrient calculator i use makes out 35% of calories to be 177g protein) That's way too much in my opinion, try cutting back & replace it with fat and see how you... (more)

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by 60 · about 22 hours ago

I've had a bursted blood vessel in my eyes several times since I was 35. It first started off as a little red dot and has become progressively worse. The doctor and optometrist said it will heal and not to worry. Part of my eye will be a... (more)

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samc 0 · October 21, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Don't know much about this subject, but I'll ask a question to help answer a question. Do you wear contact lenses? Can you eat Broccoli? Loads of K. Opthamologist would be a better choice than optometrist.

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by 252 · about 22 hours ago

I've recently been trying to "hack" my vision; possibly revrese/get rid of my floaters and visual snow, and if anything, increase my vision (although it's already good, I believe 20/20, but will be getting it tested at the ophthalmologist soon). I... (more)

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Ryan_60 0 · June 09, 2013 at 2:05 PM

Hi i'm a second year ophthalmology student and my father is an optometrist..I would say it can't do any harm to try it. But always see an optometrist first as floaters need a good thorough examination to rule out more serious eye... (more)

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by 48 · about 22 hours ago

I'm 32 and have had glasses since I was a teenager (near-sightedness). One of the reasons I don't wear contacts other than during exercise or social events is because my eyes feel tired and sandy the next day, irrespective of how well I've rested.... (more)

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SlimIcy 0 · January 04, 2013 at 6:11 PM

I have the same thing happen when I occasionally wear contacts. It goes away when I wear them consistently (or more obviously, not at all). I think it has to do more with your eyes taking time to get used to the contacts, and if you wear them very... (more)

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by 126 · about 22 hours ago

I've noticed that I usually have a bit of glassiness to my eyes. They're not bright white. I've been paleo for 7 months now and I believe that this was an issue before making the switch. I'm wondering if there's a nutrient that I'm missing or... (more)

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by 3 · about 22 hours ago

help me plz what is it caled win my eye change colors

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Rob_20 0 · August 10, 2012 at 9:26 PM

Demonic possession.

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by 5 · about 22 hours ago

I'm about 21 days into Primal eating and I noticed my eyes are always red now. It also started around the same time I think I went into Ketosis. Any idea why this is happening? Something with my thyroid?

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vtbolt 0 · October 03, 2012 at 11:21 PM

carbs to low hence insufficient mucinin, eat a sweet potato

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by 4703 · about 22 hours ago

So I spend an inordinate amount of time in my office at work, mostly staring at pieces of paper or a computer screen, and I am wondering how to do the least amount of damage to my eyesight. I have two big windows, so I can get a fair amount of... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · July 16, 2012 at 7:46 PM

If you are eating a nutrient rich diet, I wouldn't worry about damage to your eyes from work lights or the computer screen. Eyestrain is usually caused by focusing at the same focal length for an excessive amount of time, remember to look up an... (more)

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by 15 · about 22 hours ago

Hey Paleo eaters! Since iam eating paleo, ive noticed many things that changed with my body and i want to know why. My friends and people around me go "crazy" about my eyes now. They are blue like the Ocean. When i eat normal on a SAD with... (more)

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rht 0 · July 02, 2012 at 1:43 PM

I've seen this happen (eye color change) twice to a relative. Both times on a trip near the equator. I think it has something to do with vitamin D or inflammation. Here's a similar... (more)

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by 1418 · about 22 hours ago

Do any of you do eye exercises to improve your vision, or just to relieve computer/tv strain (or other activites that cause strain such as reading, knitting, needlework etc.)? If you do, describe some of the things you do and how it has helped. I... (more)

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jared_2 0 · April 25, 2012 at 9:03 PM

I roll my eyes every time I see the term "artery-clogging saturated fat" Seriously, though...a patient (who works in an ophthalmology clinic) once told me about the 20/20/20 rule. Every twenty minutes, find an object 20 feet away, and stare at... (more)

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by 1418 · about 22 hours ago

My dad pointed out to me in about December that my eyes look so cool, there's blue where the white should be and I didn't know what he was talking about. I later checked a few days later in the mirror and it turns out he was right. The whites of... (more)

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Adam_Crafter 0 · April 09, 2012 at 1:54 PM

The spice must flow! (sci-fi humor)

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by 65 · about 22 hours ago

Since one year I am strict gluten free, I usually stick to a LC regime (since two month), because loads of carbs makes me sleepy. Though, a glucose response test did not show any insulin malfunction. The doc said that I don???t have diabetes.... (more)

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by 5 · about 22 hours ago

Hi. I've been paleo for 6 weeks and have been trying to feed the family paleo (although they still seem to find ways of getting what they want!). My problem is that since cutting down carbs to what I presume is adequate (cup of rice a day or 3-4... (more)

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Rich_10 0 · January 31, 2013 at 11:22 PM

18 months paleo I've been experiencing bloodshot eyes for a while now too. It's to the point where people double take when looking at me. I'm a presenter and need to have clear eyes. If related this is the only drawback of the Paleo way of eating... (more)

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by 45 · about 22 hours ago

I have been 90% paleo for about 3 weeks now, and I find that even when eating 50g+ carbs per day I still have dry eyes, which I associate with not enough glucose in my body/diet (http://perfecthealthdiet.com/?p=1077). I have dry eyes today- typed... (more)

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PaleoGran 0 · February 21, 2012 at 6:10 PM

Hi, Dan. Some think that dry eyes are related to PUFA. Barry Groves mentions this at his site, Second Opinions. Introduction There are many conditions in Western industrialised societies today that were unheard of, or at least very rare, just a... (more)

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by 839 · about 22 hours ago

Before you tell me that there will always be something better around the corner, and if I keep waiting I'll just be blind forever, hear me out... I've been doing a lot of research on LASIK and there are actually quite a few different forms... (more)

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Lady_Arwen 0 · February 15, 2012 at 9:11 PM

You have to decide benefit risk ratio. LASIK is a cosmetic procedure but has real medical risks - infections, blindness, etc. Most Opthalmologists (eye surgeons) and optometrists themselves do not get the procedure done on themselves including... (more)

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by 45 · about 22 hours ago

About 2 days after I started eating 90% paleo (and counting), on and off through the day my eyes began to feel sort of fatigued/dry/slightly irritated (If I keep my eyes closed they feel fine but I would not say that I am tired, I've been getting... (more)

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JitzGrrl 0 · February 01, 2012 at 5:55 PM

Are you low carb? Going too low on my carbs (under 60 g) did this to me- tears are primarily glucose. Try a day with some potatoes or rice and see if your symptoms improve.

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by 1720 · about 22 hours ago

I have inflammation in my right eye. I've tried multiple supplements, nutritional (Paleo) diet/eating, eye drops, etc. and the only thing that has gotten rid the pinguecula (inflammation) in my right eye has been steroid eye drops. Are they safe... (more)

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Riveted 0 · January 16, 2012 at 5:53 PM

I have recurrent uveitis, which is an autoimmune-related inflammation of the eye. I take steroid drops as soon as I feel it coming on...without hesitation. Usually the steroid concentration in eye drops is so mild that their effect is very... (more)

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by 733 · about 22 hours ago

For about 10 years, I have had puffiness from directly under my eyes to my cheekbones. I don't think its 'bags'. It is just a persistent puffiness. I thought this had gone away when i eliminated grains and sugar, but it hasn't heres a recent... (more)

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Laina 0 · January 11, 2012 at 3:36 PM

I'm most inclined to attribute it to (1) sleep and (2) ethnicity/genetics. I'm part Lebanese and have ridiculous dark circles under my eyes that will never go away and darken as a get older. Do other people in your family have the same thing? (more)

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by 149 · about 22 hours ago

i have been VLC since april and paleo since sept. two weeks ago, i woke up one day with BAGS under my eyes and they have not gone away. i have never had this before and i am getting the same amount of sleep as always - in fact more. 8-9 hours. i... (more)

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Kewpie 0 · November 03, 2011 at 11:02 PM

They can be caused by seasonal allergies.

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by 343 · about 22 hours ago

Okay, so I suppose 80% of my questions will involve my mother somehow! >_< She's a hardcore skeptic, and is super concerned with her cholesterol numbers. (By the way, her total is 224, HDL ~50 since menopause). She was pretty horrified to... (more)

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Lady_Arwen 0 · October 28, 2011 at 4:51 PM

Your mother could improve her HDL. You didn't say what her triglycerides were or if her blood numbers were fasting. I look only at HDL, triglycerides, blood sugar, and A1C. I don't bother with LDL because LDL particle size is hard to obtain... (more)

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by 1720 · about 22 hours ago

My uncle supposedly stopped wearing glasses, and his vision went back to normal. I'm curious to see what he has to say about it. Update: Awhile back I emailed him about it, and I don't think this was necessarily the case. I apologize for the... (more)

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Levi 0 · October 14, 2011 at 1:19 PM

Anyone who says you can improve vision with exercises and other similar things doesn't understand the basic mechanism underlying most typical vision problems. In near sighted people (which I am) the problem is with the shape of the eye. Anyone... (more)

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by 2297 · about 22 hours ago

So, I've had dry eyes for a long time, at least going back 8 or so years. My Mom also always noticed that my eyes were bloodshot most of time - saying that I should play less computer games, but that's beside the point. I've noticed I had a... (more)

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Fiona 0 · September 17, 2011 at 8:15 PM

Do you include liver/offal in your diet? Vitamin A seems to be a big thing wrt eye health. Of course, remember your other fat soluble vitamins in association!

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by 1720 · about 22 hours ago

My right eye gets red every spring, summer, and fall, and there is a build up of protein called "pinguecula". It usually clears up during the snowy winters here in ND. My eye doctor always prescribes eye drugs or steroids for my eye which I do... (more)

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Ben_Nash 0 · November 01, 2011 at 4:45 PM

I found an herbal supplement that has helped immensely! I think it'll take quite a few more months, but my pinguecula is slowly diminishing away! Praise God! It's called "Herbal Eyebright Combination". It contains: Eyebright Herb... (more)

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by 455 · about 22 hours ago

What kind of nutrition are in these things (pig/beef/fish/etc eyes)? I ask since I'm planning on roasting a whole pig's head in a couple weeks and getting all excited about it, and was wondering if the eyes are any good nutritionally. Thanks! (more)

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Katherine 0 · August 11, 2011 at 9:29 AM

I would imagine eyes area great source of DHA???not unlike brain and a reasonable source of vitamin A. Some zinc too. They also have a lot of water in them. Ok, just looked it up on nutritiondata.self.com While this is for caribou eye, the... (more)

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