A fear that is lesser known but very problematic for its sufferers is the fear of eyes. The actual medical term for the condition is called Ommetaphobia and it is considered a social anxiety order. The condition itself is often brought on by some type of traumatic experience such as seeing someone tragically lose an eye or getting hit in the eye.
When someone suffers from this condition, they will often have problems, touching their eyes, having things close to their eyes or even looking directly into another person’s eyes. You can see how this can become quite a problem, especially in social scenario’s where eye contact is so important.
The best way to overcome this phobia is to educate yourself about it. The more you know, the more easily you will realize that there is no reason to have this fear. Just because something happened once does not mean that it will happen again. Just because you witnessed this incident, does not mean that you yourself will experience the same thing.
If you find that you cannot overcome this fear on your own, seek out some professional help. There are plenty of skilled health care professionals that are skilled in dealing with social phobias and they will be able to guide you down the path of healing.
While there are usually medications available to help you deal with these types of issues, they are not a cure. They are merely crutches to mask the symptoms and allow you to merely exist. Most people want more out of life. You cannot truly live your life until you are able to let go of these fears. Address them head on and if you are still struggling, get professional help to allow you to get control of your life back again.