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Listen to your eyes, ladies. If you think they’re trying to tell you something, talk to your eye doctor. It could be Chronic Dry Eye, a condition that can get worse over time. But now is not the time for giving up. Now is the time to love your eyes.
Preparation is the key to a great chat with your eye doctor
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Do the 20-20-20!For every 20 minutes you’re on the computer, you should take at least a 20-second break, looking 20 feet into the distance. Go ahead, give it a shot. We'll be here.
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Here’s the skinny on Chronic Dry EyeThe signs and symptoms of Chronic Dry Eye (also called Dry Eye Syndrome or Dry Eye Disease) vary from person to person, but here are some of the most common you should know about:
- Occasional blurry vision
- Feeling like you have something in your eyes
- Burning eyes
- Itchy eyes
- Watery eyes—which can seem confusing, given the name "Dry Eye"
That’s why, if you think your eyes are feeling dry, itchy, gritty, or blurry at times, it’s important to find out what’s really going on. Talking to an eye doctor is a great start.
“Ugh, I hate when my Chronic Dry Eye interrupts…”
Here are 2 Chronic Dry Eye triggers you’re probably exposed to without knowing it
It is a good idea to know and understand the different triggers and risk factors for Chronic Dry Eye, such as:
Being glued to your computer or phone
Online shopping is great for the wardrobe—but looking at a computer screen for too long cuts our blink rate nearly in half—which can contribute to the symptoms of Chronic Dry Eye
Being in a dry climate
Helps with a good hair day. Not so helpful for Chronic Dry Eye. Low humidity can make our Chronic Dry Eye symptoms worse. Same goes for airplanes and—brrrrrrrr—cold weather
5 factors that can increase your chance for, or worsen, Chronic Dry Eye
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