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Eye is blinking, watery and becomes red in sunlight. Reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Ver good morning....
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:my right is blinking..... from few days....
Doctor:Is there any other associated symptoms?
Doctor:Like watering?
Doctor:foreign body sensation in the eye?
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User:it is watering... & it becomes red when it comes.... in... sunlight...
Doctor:Dr XXXXXXX here
Doctor:Are you still having it now?
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Twitching on the eyelid occurs due to unknown factors.
Doctor:This is commonly known as muscle tic.
Doctor:It is not a serious problem and usually settles on its own.
User:ok thank you....
Doctor:However when associated with watering, redness or even burning discomfort of the eye
Doctor:it can be indicative of an underlying infection
Doctor:and that needs to be treated.
Doctor:You will need to consult an ophthalmologist to rule out infection / eye strain / refractory error
Doctor:which may be causing the eye blinking.
Doctor:Treatment can be planned as per the diagnosis.
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