Everyone has experienced pain in their eyes at least once in their lives. It can occur for a variety of reasons: it is fatigue from hard work, and eye diseases, and infections. If the pain in the eye is caused by a missed speck or strong wind, then an urgent need to consult a doctor, because it can be a symptom of a serious illness.
Ophthalmologists identify several reasons why eyes may hurt. Very often, pain is a consequence of severe muscle fatigue, wearing improperly fitted glasses, damage to the surface of the eye with unsuitable contact lenses. In this case, the pain can be mild or rather severe, disappearing only when the eyelids are closed. Discomfort in the eyes can cause headache, tension of the facial muscles. Various eye diseases, inflammatory processes cause not only pain, but a decrease in visual acuity. Often the cause of pain in the eyes is their traumatic injury, the ingress of a foreign body. In this case, not only the eyes hurt, but the spread of the infection also occurs, threatening the loss of vision. To avoid trouble in such a situation, you should seek the help of a doctor, especially if difficult, difficult-to-remove substances or particles get into the eye. Pain in the eyes can be the result of infectious diseases caused by pathogenic microorganisms. In this case, bacteria can enter not only from the external environment, but from the inside of a person. So, chronic sinusitis, tonsillitis, herpes can cause pain in the eyes. Eyes can hurt due to inflammation of the branches of the trigeminal nerve. True, this disease is quite rare and is a consequence of hypothermia or the transfer of a viral infection, for example, herpes. Another reason for pain in the eyes is a violation in the vessels that provide blood flow to the eyeball. Such pathologies are found only with ultrasound of the eye and are treated by an ophthalmologist in conjunction with a cardiologist. Pain in the eyes can be a consequence of the dry eye syndrome, which is widespread in our time. An increasing number of people working at the monitor screen suffer from it. To cope with this syndrome, consult an ophthalmologist, he will select the necessary prophylactic agents.