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Type 2 Stingy Eyes

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by barriebanana, Jun 18, 2019.

  1. barriebanana

    barriebanana Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Every day my eyes are stinging (and at night if I wake)
    Can’t remember this happening before I had type 2
    Does anyone else experience this ?
     
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  2. DianaMC

    DianaMC Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I’ve had a lot of eye problems despite being only prediabetic. My eyes started being watery and either stinging or sore - sometimes itchy. I have had an allergy to dust for years, so wax used to treating itchiness with drops. But the other symptoms were knee and I wasn’t sure what the problem was exactly.

    Sometimes I would get those problems in the eyes and at other times one eye seemed to be sore and have stinging directly underneath the bottom lid. It turned out to be blepharitis, partly caused by dryness.

    Apparently this can happen with age (I’m in my 50s). I’ve been given artificial tears to help keep the eye surface moisturised. I’m having fewer episodes of blepharitis, soreness etc. I was also told to put warm compresses on the eyes, which help and are quite soothing (with eyes shut!)
     
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  3. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Good quality eye drops fixed most of my eye irritations up, except for blepharitis.
     
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