Burning Eyes | Eye Soreness | Eye Pain

What to are some causes of burning eyes, eye soreness, or eye pain?

Common causes of burning eyes, eye soreness, or eye pain include: 
 

  • Infection of the eyelid skin or cellulitis
     

  • Infection or inflammation inside the eye: endophthalmitis, uveitis
     

  • Scratch or infection on the surface of the eye: corneal abrasion or ulcer
     

  • Infection or inflammation of the surface of the eye: conjunctivitis, episcleritis, scleritis
     

  • Infection of eyelashes or blepharitis
     

  • Glaucoma
     
  • Dry eyes
     

  • Allergies

 

Some of these conditions can cause permanent vision loss which can be prevented by early diagnosis and treatment. If you have recently developed burning eyes, eye soreness, or eye pain, contact your ophthalmologist today to make an appointment for a comprehensive eye exam.