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Dry eyes in winter

Dry eyes in winter.

Dry eyes are most likely to occur in winter. Lower temperatures and humidity cause eye fluids to evaporate more quickly, causing dry eyes. This leads to eye discomfort, irritation, and itching/burning sensations. In more severe cases, symptoms include eye redness and excessive tearing, as well as inflammation and blurry vision.

Tips for preventing dry eye.

1. Stay hydrated.

2. Avoid being windy, dry, very cold or very hot environments.

3. In case of eye irritation or discomfort, close your eyes or blink repeatedly for 5 seconds to help spread tears evenly over your eyes.

4. Use artificial tears regularly (preservative-free) to keep the eyes well lubricated. Artificial tears are available without a prescription and is safe to the eye.

Dry eyes are not harmful but can be bothersome. Take good care of your eyes this winter and There are a few ways to help improve symptoms. So don't forget to take care of your eyes and keep your eyes moisten. If you have persistent dry eyes, please should see an ophthalmologist for appropriate treatment.

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