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How can I stop my eyes from watering around onions?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Block the gas

Unstable chemicals are released and irritate the eye, causing reflexive tearing, thus do things to minimize this.
Wear goggles, use a fan, cool them, presoak them, cut them sharply, etc.

In brief: Block the gas

Unstable chemicals are released and irritate the eye, causing reflexive tearing, thus do things to minimize this.
Wear goggles, use a fan, cool them, presoak them, cut them sharply, etc.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
Thank
Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Wear eye goggles keep the onions in the fridge cut them on the end opposite the root.

In brief: Yes

Wear eye goggles keep the onions in the fridge cut them on the end opposite the root.
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Thank
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