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A 34-year-old member asked:

Why do i get sore achy eyes the morning after drinking?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Dry eyes: Alcohol, poor sleep, lack of sleep, not closing the eyes well when sleeping, etc. Can all cause a lack of oil/tear production while sleeping. This causes inflammation and redness. Try warm compresses and or artificial tears in the morning.
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