Dry Eye Syndrome and Contact Lens Wear: Managing Symptoms

Taking Care of Your Eyes

Living with dry eyes while wearing ‍contact lenses can be a bit of ⁤a challenge, but fear not, fellow lens wearers!‌ With some simple ​tips and tricks, you can manage the symptoms of dry eye syndrome and ​keep your eyes feeling fresh and comfortable.

Stay Hydrated

Did you know that dehydration can contribute ⁢to dry eyes? Keeping ⁤yourself well-hydrated not only benefits your overall health but can also ⁤have a positive impact on your eyes. So, grab that water bottle and keep sipping!

Blinking is Your ​Superpower

Blinking is something we often‍ forget to do enough, especially when⁣ we’re engrossed in our favorite activities or ⁤staring at screens for extended periods. But guess what? Blinking‍ helps keep our eyes moist ⁣and reduces dryness. ​So, embrace your blinking ‌superpower!

Follow the 20-20-20 Rule

Working long hours ⁣on the computer? That’s where the famous​ 20-20-20 rule comes into play! Every 20​ minutes, take a 20-second break⁣ to look at something 20 feet away. It’s an easy peasy way to give your hardworking eyes some ‌well-deserved rest.

Show Love to Your Contact Lenses

To⁢ keep your ‌contact lenses from exacerbating your dry eye symptoms, proper lens care is essential. Remember‌ to clean and store them as ⁣recommended by ​your eye care professional. And, of course, always resist‍ the temptation ⁤to lick them clean!

Invest in Quality Eye ⁣Drops

Eye drops can be ⁤a lifesaver​ in your battle‌ against dry eyes. Opt ‌for‌ preservative-free drops specifically designed for use with contact lenses. Keep ⁤a small bottle in your⁤ bag or ⁤pocket, so ‌you’re always prepared⁢ to⁤ give your eyes that refreshing boost, wherever you ⁣may roam.

Fun Fact:⁤ Did⁤ you know that the average person blinks around 15-20 times per minute? That’s over 10,000 blinks in a‌ day! So,⁤ go ahead and show off​ your blink-game prowess!

“Life is like a camera. Focus on the good times, develop from the negatives, and‌ if things don’t work⁣ out, ⁤take another shot!”

– Anonymous

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