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TIPS FOR MANAGING DRY EYES

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TIPS FOR MANAGING DRY EYES

Dry eyes occur when your tear glands don’t produce enough tears to lubricate your eyes. This condition can be uncomfortable and painful. There are a number of factors that can cause dry eyes. These include: aging, certain medications, environmental factors, contacts, and allergies.

Here are some ways to manage your dry eyes:

  • change your environment
  • supplement your diet with fatty acids
  • try drops or ointments
  • turn on a humidifier
  • rest your eyes
  • stay away from cigarette smoke
  • use a warm compress on your eyes

A series of evaluations will be performed by Dr Kelly to determine the likely cause of your Dry Eye. Knowing what is causing your Dry Eye will help us determine the best treatment option. Set up your free consultation today!