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On friday i got sunburn on my eyelids. now they are very dry and itchy. what is safe to put on my eyes to relieve the dryness w/o causing irritation?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Sunburn: Sunburn dries out the skin, and in the case of the thin delicate skin on your eyelids, can be flaking and itchy. Start with cool damp compresses, even cucumber slices if you are inclined, then follow up with a thick moisturizer - petroleum jelly or cold cream to keep moisture in.

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Last updated May 12, 2017

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