Ophthalmology & Optometry/eye pressure

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hi. I am 38fem . a month ago I had a cold. i blew my nose and and I felt a pain like pressure in my left eye. it went away !!! a week ago I blew my nose again and felt it again!! should I visit an eye doctor. I still a mild ache sometimes.

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Hi Tonia,
Yes, I would see a doctor, at least your regular doctor and let them examine you and consider your eyes/ears/nose/throat for possible causes of your symptoms. As long as your eyeball feels ok and the vision is normal then your eyball is probably ok but maybe something around your eye is sensitive.  Make sure you always close your eyes when you sneeze hard or blow your nose.
Mitch Axelrod,OD

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I'm happy to answer questions about eye exam findings and procedures, glasses and contact lens types/prescriptions/problems. I can also answer questions about general eye conditions/diseases. I do not answer questions concerning surgical techniques/procedures. Please state your age or within a small range when asking questions, as it is often important.

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