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how can i help eye dryness?

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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
More tears: Dry eyes can be due to insufficient tears or poor tear composition. Artificial tears can help as well as adding omega-3 fat supplements. Drinking more water and staying from drying medications such as decongestants can help as well. If these are insufficient, there may be more problems - see your ophthalmologist.
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Artificial tears: Various levels of thin to thick artificial tears, restasis, punctal plugs, moisture chamber goggles, maintaining good eyelid hygiene, avoidance of medications affecting tear production, treatment of autoimmune or inflammatory conditions affecting tear production, environmental changes affecting tear evaporation rate.

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See below: Most of the time a good moisturizing cream and pumice stone will do the trick.
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What can I do to treat redness in my eyes?

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Eye rednesa: Depends on the cause. Eye redness can be due to dryness, allergy, infection, or inflammation of the eye. See your eye doctor to determine the cause of the redness.
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Who are some reliable blepharoplasty/eyelid surgeons idaho?

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Use references: You should ask a trusted referring doctor locally, or go online to surgery.Org for abps-certified plastic surgeons who are also members of the american society for aesthetic plastic surgery. Ask for experience in eyelid surgery and look at plenty of before and after photographs.
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What could cause dry, flaking, irritated skin?

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A 32-year-old female asked:

The skin between my buttocks is dark and im light skinned. What can I do ?

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