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Does acid reflux affect your eyes?

I have chronic reflux, not helped by fundoplication and only partially helped with PPIs.  I often awaken with red, irritated, watery eyes as well as a strong metallic taste.  The stronger the metallic taste, the more irritated and red are my eyes.  Can the acid from reflux enter your eyes?
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Dear drucilla_e,

I would recommend that you seek the care of an eyeMD to determine the cause of your red, irritated, watery eyes.

Dr. Feldman

Sandy T. Feldman, M.D., M.S.
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San Diego, California
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IOW, you don't know the answer.  I've been to the eye doctor.  Opthalmology has advanced the least of all the medical fields.  I'm offered the same treatment for blepharitis now that I was 30 years ago.  My vision is still checked the same way - "Is this better...or this?"  "This...or this?"  Eyes are dry?  Let's just plug those babies up!
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