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Dry eyes or gritty eyes are a common complaint and they can have many varied sources

Mild dryness is probably a symptom of initial reaction and will pass over time if you maintain a strict cleaning schedule. But harsher symptoms, such as chronically dry eyes, could be caused by other factors- many over-the-counter and prescription medications, such as antihistamines or blood pressure medications can cause eye dryness. Dry eyes contact lenses
Some medical problems, such as allergies, Sjogren's syndrome, thyroid conditions, and hormonal changes brought on by menopause, are the cause of dry eyes vision problems or eye irritation, especially irritation from dryness.

Some people don't report their contact lens discomfort to their eye doctor because they are afraid they'll be told to give up the lenses for good. This rarely occurs, however. There are several dry eyes contact lenses on the market.

For the cure of dry eyes, you can ask your eyecare practitioner to try the best contact lenses for dry eyes, such as Proclear Compatibles or Preference lenses from CooperVision, Extreme H20 from Benz or Purilens system. They can really expand your comfortable wearing time. You also should use non-preserved contact lens care products.

For the treatment of dry eyes, there is also a procedure called lacrimal occlusion or punctal occlusion whereby your eye doctor can block some of your tear drainage, keeping more tears in your eyes. This is a simple procedure taking only a few minutes and done right in your doctor's office. It can work wonders and give a relief for dry eyes for folks with dry eyes. Keep regular appointments with your eye doctor as well as an open dialogue so he or she can provide you with the best dry eye contacts for your needs.

As stated above, Blood pressure may be a cause of dry eyes, and you can find out more about it at Blood Pressure Readers.


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