Dry eye symptoms can be alleviated with home practices (VIDEO)

Chronic inflammation of the eyelids or dry eyes can also be behind the constant tearing. The most common symptoms include itching, burning, red eyes and eye strain. Semmelweis University’s latest educational video presents a series of exercises that can be performed at home, and which can significantly reduce symptoms.

In many patients, the tear duct is completely open and the tearing is caused by chronic inflammation of the eyelids or dry eyes. In the latter case, lipid, an important component of tears, is not produced in the glands in the eyelids, or does not enter the tear layer. explains dr. Irén Szalai, assistant professor at the Ophthalmology Clinic. However, in order to protect the surface of the eye, the right ratio of all components of the tear is necessary, otherwise the tear layer cannot perform its task, it evaporates sooner, our eyes become irritated, and vision may become blurred.

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Little or irregular liquid consumption, long-term use of eye drops or bad make-up habits can also worsen the condition of the eyelids. In addition, with the increasingly frequent use of digital devices, we often forget to blink regularly, and as a result, the moisturizing tear layer gets on the eye surface less often, which can then cause additional complaints, such as redness, itching, foreign body sensation, eye fatigue or tearing.

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The daily use of the eyelid lotion shown in the video below helps to alleviate and in many cases eliminate the symptoms, which can significantly improve the patients’ quality of life.

The video can be viewed here:

Expert: dr. Irene Szalai
Video: Semmelweis University Marketing and Communication Directorate General


Source: Napidoktor by napidoktor.hu.

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