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Shelby harris

Do dry eyes cause itching?

Is it possible to get itching eyes from eye dry? If so, can eye drops help me?
01/30/2013
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  • Alisa O.

    Yes, it is possible. When eyes are dry, we are tending to rub our eyes, not only because eyes are itching but also rubbing can help tear production and lubricate eyes. Moisturizing eye drops can help relieve the dryness and itching. But I think some home remedies are better than medication. You can apply warm compress on eyes, a few times per day to help tear production. If the air is dry, you should use a humidifier to add moist into air, which can make you feel better. Have a light diet rich in vitamins and lutei, like fresh vegetables and fruits.
    02/04/2013
  • Zoe may

    Yes. Eye dry can cause itching in the eyes. People get dry eyes because there are deficiency tears to keep moisture and lubrication on the eye surface. When you get dry eyes, you may easy to get eye infection. Besides, people who do not have enough tears adequately lubricate the eye, you may possible to suffer pain, itching, redness in the eyes. What's more, you may also get light sensitivity, a gritty sensation, and blurring of vision. And for most of people who suffer dry eyes, they can get help from using eye drops.
    02/05/2013
  • Luke oliver

    Well, yes, I have to say that dry eyes can cause your itchy eyes too. So you need be more careful about it. And generally speaking, if you do not have the necessary balance of three layers in your eyes, or if your eyes do not make enough tears to coat the eye, it is possible to get dry eyes. And when you have suffered dry eyes, some other symptoms may occur too. For example, your eyes will feel discomfort, including irritation, burning, grittiness, redness, tearing, and itchy. At this moment, you can try some ways to treat it. Of course, using some eye drops can be a good way for your itchy eyes. But also, you need to go and see the eye doctor who can give some advices.
    03/07/2013
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