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Dry Eyes (Overview)

Dry eyes is a clinical finding in which a person's eyes are not properly lubricated with tears. This may be due to excessive heat, dehydration, drug use, or illness.


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What causes dry eyes?

What causes  dry eyes?

Many: Dry eyes us a mismatch between tear production and drainage. Aging, contact lens wear, wind and air pollution, sunlight, environmental stress-any of these cause dry eyes. ...Read more

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Dry Eyes (Overview)

Dry eyes is a clinical finding in which a person's eyes are not properly lubricated with tears. This may be due to excessive heat, dehydration, drug use, or illness.


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Managing Eye Twitching (Tip)

Managing Eye Twitching

Use lubrication~to settle pesky twitching~usually resolves. ...See more

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How do I treat dry eyes from age?

How do I treat dry eyes from age?

Several options.: Frequent artificial tear use, punctual plugs which are placed by your Ophthalmologist, Restasis prescription drops which help your eyes to produce more tears, and sometimes, omega-3 supplementation can be helpful. ...Read more

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What are dry eyes and can they be treated without medicines?

What are dry eyes and can they be treated without medicines?

Dry eyes: Xerostomia can be treated with eye drops, as long as you find the cause (ex. Medicines that cause dryness). ...Read more

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What is best OTC treatment for dry eyes? Got that way when I hit 80.

I have two: One of my favorites is systane balance 2 -4 times a day in each eye and genteal gel at bedtime. Other helpful simple treatments are lid scrubs using either cetaphil facial cleanser for gentle skin (liquid) and washing your eyelids and lashes each night or ocusoft scrubs and flaxseed oil capsules 2000 mg a day. It's important to discuss this with your eye doctor and have a thorough exam. ...Read more

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How to cure dry eyes?

No cure: Dr eye syndrome can be mild moderate or severe. It's chronic and not curable only treatable. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dry eyes?

How can I get rid of dry eyes?

Dry eye treatment: Dry eye is a chronic problem but can treated/ controlled. First line treatments include frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses 1-2 times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If persistent symptoms, you should see your eye doctor to consider other therapies (restasis, low dose topical steroid, punctal plugs, etc). ...Read more

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