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Heaviness in left eyes
I have been feeling heaviness in left eyes and surrounding areas for last six months.My eyes are most of the times teary.Consulted eye specialist with no outcomes.They said my eye is alright.Then I consulted ENT and got diagnosed with sinusitis.Can sinusitis affect eyes and if yes how to cope with it.
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Dr. Arun Rajan
Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon 7 yrs exp Tirunelveli

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Sinusitis can definitely cause eye pain as the sinuses are situated around your eyes. Treatment of sinusitis should be enough. But an eye doctor should rule out associated dry eye or refractive error.
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Dr. Vaibhev Mittal
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Hello this heaviness may be due to dryness you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like flogel sinusitis can cause watering in eye and headache usually frontal in location . patient sometimes confuses that with eye ache
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Dr. Shubha N
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Hello , yes sinusitis can cause pain in and around eye, especially brow areas. Treatments is mainly  directed towards the sinusitis as suggested by your specialist.  You can have a regular eye checkup meanwhile.
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