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Is it possible that looking at a computer screen for too long every day, cause one eye to be constantly red?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Dry eyes!: Yes, concentration work such as on a computer can cause the eyes to dry and turn red. Start with artificial tears routinely (one drop 4 times a day every day), oral omega-3's, and warm compresses. Next, medicated drops (restasis, mild steroid drops, NSAID drops) or punctal occlusion may be helpful.
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