How To Prevent Dry Eyes

According to American Optometric Association (AOA), dry eye occurs when a person doesn't have an adequate amount of tears to lubricate and nourish the eye Rainbow Humidifier

How To Prevent Dry Eyes

Here are some ways to prevent and manage dry eyes

Staring at the screen for a long time at a close distance will strain your eyes and result in dry eyes

The American Academy of Opthalmology (AAO) recommends spending at least 20 seconds looking at something 20 feet away while you work on your computer

Dr Sanjay Dhawan at Fortis Hospital in an interview with HT said that dry and cold winds of the winter season may also lead to dry eyes

In an interview with HT, Dr Sameer Kaushal at Artemis Hospital said that in areas with indoor heating, use a moisture humidifier to create a balance

Dr Sudipto Pakrasi at Medanta-The Medicity in an interview with HT, suggested drinking an adequate amount of water every day to stay hydrated

AAO suggests to apply a moist, warm compress to your eyes as it can help your eyelids relax and increase tear production

Ophthalmologist John Hovanesian in an interview with Everyday Health said that using a warm compress stimulates natural tear production

Add Omega-3 fatty acids to your diet to get relief from dry and itchy eyes. Fish, flax seeds, chia seeds, and walnuts are good sources of Omega-3

How To Prevent Dry Eyes

Portable Necklace Fan If you feel that your symptoms of dryness and irritation are increasing, make sure to consult your physician and take the necessary steps