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top eye drops for dry eyes

Top Eye Drops for Dry Eyes

Eye lubricants! They are usually the first line of treatment for dry eyes and they aim to lubricate the eyes and replace the missing moisture and supplement your natural tears.

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Itchy eyes treatment guide

Itchy Eyes or Dry Eyes?

Allergy usually causes mild to moderate symptoms which respond to non-medicated treatment. However, sometimes symptoms can be extremely severe and debilitating with swelling of the eyelids and a sensation of grittiness and burning 🔥

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Best Eye Drops For Red Eyes

Best Eye Drops for Red Eyes

Popular "redness reliever/decongestant" eye drops like Visine and Clear Eyes claim to remove the redness from your eyes, but they could be causing you more harm than good by temporarily fixing the issue of red eyes without actually addressing the underlining problems. They potentially make your dry, irritated eyes worse.

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Ocular Rosacea

Learn about ocular rosacea, its impact on ocular health, appearance, and comfort. Explore treatment options to optimize patient care for this chronic inflammatory condition.

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Stop using Johnson and Johnson Baby Shampoo for Eyelid Cleanser

Stop using baby shampoo for Dry Eyes!

It is essential to note that not all ingredients in baby shampoo are suitable for direct eye contact. While shampoos are primarily designed to cleanse hair, they are not intended for the delicate cleansing of eyelids and can potentially harm your eyes, worsening your dry eyes.

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Best eyelash growth serums

A Guide to Eyelash Serums

Enhance your lashes naturally with expert insights on eyelash serums. Discover pros and cons of prostaglandin analogues and peptide-based lash serums.

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Best Eye Makeup Remover for Dry Eyes

Best Eye Makeup Remover for Dry Eyes

If you have dry eyes, you know that even the slightest irritation can be uncomfortable. That's why it's important to choose the right eye makeup remover. The wrong remover can aggravate your dry eyes and make them worse.

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Eye Cosmetic Considerations Cheat Sheet for Dry Eyes

The Ultimate Guide for Safest Makeup Ingredients for Dry Eyes

When it comes to eye makeup, certain skincare ingredients can have a negative impact on the health and comfort of our eyes. Here are some tips to help you keep your eyes clear, comfortable, and beautiful.

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Eyelash Extensions and Other Cosmetic Products & Dry Eyes

Eyelash Extensions & Other Makeup Products

Other commonly used cosmetics include creams, concealers, and eye shadows that are applied directly onto the eyelids and can be absorbed into the delicate eyelid skin or flake into the eye and tear film.

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How to get rid of a stye

Chalazion vs Stye

Chalazion and styes are both common eye conditions that can cause swelling and inflammation of the eyelid. However, there are some key differences between the two.

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Anterior Blepharitis

Anterior Blepharitis

Bacterial overpopulation and debris built up along the eyelid margins and eyelashes can lead to inflammation of the eyelid margins (blepharitis), dry eyes and nasty styes!

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Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)

Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)

Meibomian Gland Dysfunction refers to a condition where the meibomian glands do not function properly, leading to inadequate or altered production of meibum.

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Digital Eye Strain and Dry Eyes

Digital Eye Strain & Dry Eyes

Digital eye strain and dry eye disease have swiftly emerged as prevalent concerns reported during routine eye examinations.

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Laser Eye Surgery and Dry Eyes

Laser Eye Surgery & Dry Eyes

Are you contemplating laser eye surgery? Before you take the leap, it's crucial to determine if you're an ideal candidate and if laser eye surgery aligns with your vision goals. 

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How to treat conjunctivitis

How to Treat Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis is the medical term for inflammation of the conjunctiva, the outer membrane that covers the white of the eye and the inside of the eyelids. This inflammation can result from various causes, making it important to differentiate between them.

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Vitamin Deficiencies from A-Z

Vitamins For Eyes

Vitamins are essential organic compounds vital for normal cell function, with 13 types, including fat-soluble (A, D, E, K) and water-soluble (C, B). Deficiency, resulting from poor diet or absorption, poses a health risk, leading to cellular damage and oxidative stress, particularly in the eyes, where high metabolic activity generates reactive oxygen species. Addressing vitamin deficiencies can serve as a protective shield, intervening in ocular disease progression and preventing vision loss.

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Impact of Contact Lenses and Dry Eyes

Impact of Contact Lenses and Dry Eyes

Contact lenses are a popular vision correction option that offers convenience and freedom from wearing traditional eyeglasses. However, the use of contact lenses can have various impacts on the ocular surface.

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Impact of Cosmetics and Dry Eyes

Impact of Makeup and Dry Eyes

While cosmetic ingredients serve various purposes, some of them may have the potential to worsen dry eye symptoms.

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Environmental Factors Exacerbating Dry Eye: Air Pollution, Temperature, and More

Impact of Environmental Conditions and Dry Eyes

Dry eye disease is a common condition that affects many individuals worldwide. While various factors can contribute to its development, this article aims to shed light on the role of environmental factors in exacerbating dry eye symptoms.

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