Dull Pain Behind Your Eyes? Here’s Why

Dull pain behind the eyes is a common complaint. It can feel very much like a deep headache and can be very concerning. If you are experiencing this kind of pain, letting your eye doctor know right away will be very important so that he or she can begin their evaluation of the health of your eyes and discover what the source of this pain may be. 

Some symptoms can be a dull ache, or a sharp and intense pain. Some sufferers describe the feeling that their eye is being stabbed by a sharp object, while others reference the “deep headache” sensation. Symptoms can also include tearing, sensitivity to light, redness, numbness or weakness, double vision, fever, sinus pressure, or pain during eye movement. If these sensations persist, they should never be ignored. 

If you are experiencing dull pain behind your eyes, here are some reasons why this may be happening:

If your eye pain is severe or persistent, accompanied by a headache or fever, or if you are experiencing extreme light sensitivity or seeing halos, have swelling or sudden changes in your vision, contact us here at Classic Vision Care right away. We are a comprehensive optometry center in Kennesaw, Marietta, and East Cobb, Georgia, and we are committed to providing our patients with a comfortable, fully personalized experience.

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