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white glowy thing on the waterlines .. top and bottom

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okay so im only 14 years old and i have been worrying so much about my eyes .. okay so it all started last month i think maybe 2 months ago .. but anyway .. when its pitch dark and theres no light .. i close mmy eyes for about 30 seconds .. and then ill open them and when i start to open them .. my eyes get this white glowy thing on the waterlines .. top and bottom .. and it like expands to the side or to the top or bottom part of my eye .. and my mom told me its just because im on the computer 24/7 stairing at the computer screen .. but then i just found out that your not supposed to put liquid eye liner on your waterlines .. and well i have been putting it on the bottom part of my eyes for like 3 years now .. an im scared that i might have some eye disese of some eye infection .. and that im gonna hae to get surgury .. plus sometimes here and there I'll get clear discharge out of my eye .. and when i do take it out of my eye .. my waterline kinda starts to hurt .. pleae help


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replied July 4th, 2012
Vision and Eye Disorders Answer A36722
Hi, and thanks for your query on eHealth forum!

You appear to be having some infection in your lower eye lid. I suggest you stop using the eyeliner for a few days. Meanwhile wash your eyes with clean water regularly. You can also meanwhile test your eyes at an optometrist. Sometimes myopia too causes white streaks of light to appear. Arrange to see an eye specialist soon.

You will not need surgery, but you will definitely need treatment for this. Hope this helps. Take care!


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