9 Strange Eye Symptoms You Should NEVER Ignore After 50
#2: Eye pain
Spending hours staring into the screen of your TV or smartphone can cause eye pain, especially if you’re doing it after it gets dark. Eye pain can also be caused by sudden exposure to light (such as going out in the sunlight) or reading for several hours at a time.
Many age-related eye conditions might not cause any pain, but you should let your doctor know as soon as you experience this symptom for no evident reason.
According to Richard Shurgarman, MD and ophthalmologist in West Palm Beach, Florida, people may sometimes experience eye pain due to dry eye, glaucoma, scratched cornea and even cancer.
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