I Have Dry Eyes

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    Just Found Out

    I just found out that the burning and itching that I've always had is dry eyes caused by enviornment and allergies. Yay. the Dr gave me drops that feel like personal lubricant (astroglide andyone?) a script for pataday(sp?) and told me to get this ointment to put on...
    Inkysgirl Inkysgirl
    26-30, F
    May 20, 2008

    My Eyes Dried Up, But Restasis Saved Me!

    I have worn contacts since I was 13 years old, now I am 24.  I can't see without contacts or glasses, so I would wear my contacts from the minute I woke up until right before bed.  All of the sudden come my 22nd birthday and my eyes dried up.  Wearing contacts...
    dobisre dobisre
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 17, 2007

    All of the Time

    I have been better about using eye drops since I have Lasik surgery, but they are still dry.  I use Restasis and rewetting gel at night, but it's the computer work that really wears me out.  My optometrist told me that for some unknown reason, people blink far less when...
    debmichelle debmichelle
    36-40
    3 Responses Jun 8, 2008
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