Help reduce eye soreness
Eye pain can be an annoying and troublesome problem. Most of the time the problem can be treated quickly at home with simple, general treatments; however, in some cases, eye pain may be related to another condition, such as eyestrain, infection or allergies, and require more targeted treatments. Would you have guessed that sore eyes can be caused by anything from contact lens solution to wearing the wrong types of glasses? It’s important to be mindful of your surroundings, whether it’s being out in the sun for extended periods of time or in front of an electronic device such as a computer or cell phone. These everyday activities can lead to sore eyes over time since theirs is likely an extra strain being put on them. At Invision Optical, we can help you treat your sore eyes, and provide you with tips on how to reduce sore eyes in the future.
Who is affected by sore eyes?
1 in every 13 people are affected with sore eyes ad 40% of Canadians have stated they had symptoms of sore eyes on a regular basis. It’s important to take action, such as conducting daily eye massages in order to help prevent the feeling of sore eyes as much as possible.
What are some remedies to reduce eye soreness?
The following home remedies are both simple and convenient to do whether you’re at work or at home! It’s important to note that each method works uniquely and should be done in moderation for best results. Integrate these eye hacks into your daily routine before bed to end the day in relaxation or right when you wake up to have a refreshing start to your morning.
If you don’t have access to ice cubes, using frozen food items wrapped in a clean piece of cloth will do the trick as well.
Soak the cucumber slices in ice cold water for about 10 minutes and then put them on your closed eyelids to heal any soreness or irritation of your eyes.
Take at least four metal spoons and place them all in a glass of cold water individually. Once the spoons are chilled, place them over your eyes. As the spoon starts to lose its coolness, switch it out with another chilled spoon.
Tea leaves contain bioflavonoids, which are helpful in fighting various bacteria and infections. You can place black or green tea bags on your eyes for several minutes to help decrease inflammation.
Because the way our eye works is similar to a camera’s lens, we should take some countermeasures to care for them so they continue working at their best in the long run. Blinking more often can help to relieve your eyes from feeling dry while looking into the distance tends to give your eyes a break from staring at a screen or fixed point for too long.
Oakville residents dealing with sore eyes on a regular basis should try out some of the above mentioned tips, or schedule an eye exam at Invision Optical today! Click here to find our contact information, schedule an eye exam, or to speak with a representative.