Low humidity outdoors and heat indoors can increase dry eye symptoms. We’ve included some tips to help reduce dryness and soothe your eyes.
- Drink plenty of water, at least eight 8 oz. glasses a day.
- Decrease your caffeine intake.
- Use preservative-free artificial tears.
- Eliminate the use of both ceiling and floor fans.
- Use a humidifier to increase room humidity.
- Place warm compresses over eyes to soothe.
- Include Omega-3s. Consult your doctor before taking any supplements.
- Blink more frequently – take a 20 second break every 20 minutes from computer/TV screens.
- Wear sunglasses when outdoors to decrease glare and shield your eyes from wind.
- Wear a sleep mask at night.
If you are suffering from severe dry eyes we offer our Dry Eye Service to help customize a treatment plan just for you. Click here to see if you are a dry eye sufferer. Contact Hannah, our Dry Eye Coordinator, for more information at 770-979-2020 x246 or email@example.com.