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Dry eyes and less tear secretion
I am experiencing dry eyes since last 12 15 days. in the morning the eyes become very dry and is hard to open. then later in the day it stays quite dry and tears don't come out while crying. i will give u a background, 40 45 days back i started experiencing floaters in my right eye n hence went to a doctor. he prescribed amplinak 3times a day for 30 days and 1 tear drop and another i site plus vitamin. i have minus 7 power in both my eyes..last to last Saturday i again went for a follow-up checkup for the floaters, i had a retinal dialated test and was told there is retinal thinning in the right eyes peripheral vision along with a small spot of cataract. i am told to keep on following up every year for the retinal test to monitor the thinning. and i am prescribed mositane eye drops 4 times a day for 30 days. amplinak prescribed by the previous doctor is stopped. could u please help me with the dryness and less tears issue.
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Hi, you can continue using the Moistane eye drops for now. It's a good idea to get a dry eye evaluation done which includes a questionnaire and tests to determine the health of the 3 layers of your tear film. Based on which layer/s is/are deficient, you'll be prescribed appropriate medication. In case of severe dryness, you may consider getting lacrimal punctal plugs - either temporary or permanent ones.
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Do use Genteal eye gel at bedtime in both eyes for now.
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Since you are an IT professional, I assume your screen time will be considerably long. Try to follow the 20-20-20 rule: Every 20mins, take a break and look away from your screen at an object 20ft away and blink 20 times.
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