7 Eye Symptoms and What they could Mean

7 Eye Symptoms and What they could Mean

Whether you look like you pulled the world’s longest all-nighter or feel so itchy you want to claw your eyeballs out, you shouldn’t just slap on a pair of sunglasses and ignore it. Treating eye issues properly can help you avoid complications, says Stephanie J. Marioneaux, MD, spokesperson for the American Academy of Ophthalmology with a clinical practice in Chesapeake, Va. “Especially if you have pain, a change in vision, discharge, light sensitivity or any symptoms that persist, it could be a sign of a serious problem, and you should see an ophthalmologist,” she says.