The primary step in the treatment of dry eyes – to ensure that they have sufficient moisture. Upon detection of symptoms (burning, itching and feeling of sand in eyes, redness and irritation) ask for help to the doctor. He will prescribe you the appropriate medication – special drops (or artificial tears), collagen swabs for tear ducts, as well as wearing glasses or lenses. In the event of the accession of the inflammatory process may be prescribed anti-inflammatory drugs.
Limit the time working at the computer. Place below eye level to facilitate blinking frequency. Take 5-minute breaks, during which carry out exercises for the eyes. Drive them to the left, right, down and up, draw a figure eight, and blink often. Such simple manipulations can strengthen eye muscles, improve blood circulation and the separation of tears.
Purchase a humidifier. To protect themselves from adverse conditions (wind, smoke), which increases the discomfort, wear glasses.
Best natural lubricant for eyes is tear. Read emotional books, see romance. They help to cause tears.
Be careful in the choice of makeup. Avoid applying cosmetics in the vicinity of the surface of the eyeball. As shadow, use a cream, not a powder tool.
Dry eyes can occur as a result of harmful exposure to free radicals caused by Smoking, aging, antidepressants, excessive consumption of alcohol. Therefore include in the diet of foods containing antioxidants called polyphenols that help to slow down negative processes. Eat more berries, fruits and vegetables, especially cabbage, spinach, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries.
Drink at least two liters of water. Eat foods rich in potassium and zinc. Usually potassium levels in people suffering from the syndrome of dry eye is very low. Zinc is essential for the proper functioning of metabolic enzymes in blood vessels of the eye. The best sources of potassium are bananas, figs, avocados, wheat germ, almonds; zinc – fish, liver, mushrooms, vegetables and sunflower seeds.