Do you have a painful, burning, or itching sensation in your eyes? Are you diagnosed with dry eyes syndrome? If your answer is yes, you need to check out these diet & lifestyle tips to get rid of these symptoms.

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A dry eye is a condition that occurs when the eyes do not produce sufficient tears. When eyelids blink, tears spread across the eyes and lubricate eyes. This lubrication prevents eye infection and keeps the eye smooth & clear.

A person having dry eyes suffer from burning, pain, sticky, redness in the eyes, or blurred vision. It can happen due to excessive screen time, aging, certain medications, allergies, etc. This condition can be triggered by air conditioning, hot weather, low humidity, or sitting for prolonged hours in front of the computer screen or phone.

Here are the 3 easy ways to prevent dry eyes:

1. Break from the screen time:

Take a break from prolonged sitting in front of your computer screen or using your phone. After that, close your eyes for 1 minute, then open and close repeatedly for 30 seconds. This way, it will spread lubrication over your eyes, and you won’t feel irritation in your eyes.

2. Cold eye mask:

You can use a  cold eye mask twice a day to get relief from painful & burning sensations from your eyes. The cold touch helps to relieve these symptoms and reduce eye strain. So, if you are the one who has more work on your computer screens, try this remedy every day for good results.

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How to use it?

Keep cold eye pack in the refrigerator for a few minutes, then lie down and close your eyes. Now, place it over your closed eyes and keep it for 1 minute. After that, you can remove it and relax for a few more minutes.

3. Apply ghee:

Apply some cow ghee around the corners of the eyelids and keep it for a few minutes. It will reduce the dryness of the eyes. As a result, you will get relief from burning and irritation.

Note: Use only clean homemade ghee.

Important tips:

  • Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from air and sunlight whenever you go outside. 
  • Keep yourself adequately hydrated to prevent dry eyes. 
  • Add 1-2 tablespoons of ghee to every meal to reduce dryness from your eyes. 

Try out these simple tips, and you will observe no more burning, itching, or irritation in your eyes.