12 Things Your Eyes Can Tell About Your Health

From time to time, everyone experiences unpleasant sensations in their eyes. For most of us, a good rest and sound sleep are enough to restore vision, but there are also some signs that cannot be ignored.

Bright Side collected 12 symptoms which are a reason to consult a doctor.

1. White spots on the cornea of the eye.

12 Things Your Eyes Can Tell About Your Health

This is a fairly common phenomenon among people who wear contact lenses and may be a sign of a corneal infection. Even small eye injuries caused by wearing contact lenses can lead to such an infection and then to a corneral ulcer. People who wear lenses with an expired shelf life or daily contact lenses for a long time (including overnight) are particularly at risk.

2. A white circle around the iris of the eye.

Most often it’s a sign of aging, which isn’t a reason to worry. But if you’re far from retirement age, a white circle around the iris can signify high cholesterol and triglycerides levels, which often means an increased risk of a heart attack or stroke.

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