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Glassy Eyes Causes and Cures

  • Published: 2009-07-06 (Revised/Updated 2017-05-05) : Disabled World (Disabled World).
  • Synopsis: Glassy eyes can be defined as a fixed staring and wide eyed appearance with the eyes appearing to be glazed or shiny.

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Quote: "Placing a couple of Visine eye-drops in your eyes can take away some of the glazed look fairly quickly."

What are glassy eyes- The term generally refers to an appearance of listlessness in which the eyes are unfocused and without lustre.

Sometimes people with elevated thyroid levels or Graves' disease may have a stare, wide-eyes, or appear glassy eyed.

Common Causes of Glassy Eyes

Treatment for Glassy Eyes

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