Most minor eye irritation can be treated with over-the-counter eye drops. But how do you know which products are best for your itchy, watery or dry eyes? Here’s a quick primer, as well as information about when to contact your doctor.
Tears are useful. They telegraph all kinds of feelings. They help you see clearly. They wash debris from your eyes. Here you’ll discover everything you need to know about tears. Why they taste salty. Why women cry more than men. What happens when you make too many tears. Why you get dry eye. And more.
As the weather turns cold and dry, many people’s eyes start to feel like parchment paper. They burn, itch and feel like they have grit in them that just won’t come out. If you have these symptoms, you may have dry eye. Dry eye is a condition in which the eyes don’t produce enough tears … Read More
Even though your daily contact lens routine may seem to be working well, experts say some common practices can be threatening to eye health. “It’s a lack of information,” says ophthalmologist Jeffrey Goshe, MD. “People aren’t being told to do most of the things that are standard for contact lens care.” Dr. Goshe shares these … Read More
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With allergy season in full swing, many of us keep eye drops and nasal sprays close at hand — in the car, in our purses and by the nightstand — to treat our itchy eyes and stuffy noses. Medications can result in death if ingested But most of these allergy drops and sprays are not … Read More