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Eyes are drying

Feeling dryness in eyes.Sometime tears are coming from eyes.I cant able to work on laptop for more than hours.Please help me .
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Dr. Vaibhev Mittal Sangrur | Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon
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Hello Prolonged working on laptop/TV/mobile can cause computer vision syndrome. Computer vision syndrome is a condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer or other display device for, uninterrupted periods of time. Some symptoms of cvs include a. Headaches b blurred vision c. Neck pain d redness in the eyes e. Eye strain f dry eyes sometimes watery eyes these symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measures to reduce this include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop
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Dr. Aparna Bhatnagar Chennai | Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon
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These might be symptoms of dry eye syndrome. Some tips to take care of your eyes:
1. Limit your laptop work to 6 or less hours.
2. Take frequent breaks @ work...for very 1 hour of computer work that yu do, take a 5 minute break.
3. During this 5 min break, try to move away from your work station, drink plaenty of water to keep yourself hydrated. Massage your eye with knuckles and resume your work.
4. Tear substitute or ocular lubricant eyedrops are useful.
5. Try to keep the illumination of ur laptop to minimum.
6. You can wear spectacles with antiglare, antireflective coat with UV protection coating.

Hope this helps.

Next Steps
consult an eye specialist for evaluation of dry eye status.
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Dr. Vandana Akshay Iyer Bangalore | Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon
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Are you working on a computer for hours together? There is an eyestrain related to computer work. It is called computer eye syndrome.
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please go to a good eye hospital
Health Tips
Follow rule of 20:
Every 20 min look at a point 20 feet away for 20 sec
get eye refraction tested and wear correct spectacles.
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