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Top Tip 7 – Avoid Dry Eyes

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Eyes become dry, tired and sore if you are not producing enough tears or you have poor-quality tears.

Central heating, air-conditioning and computer use can make it worse.

Many adults suffer with dry eyes due to a health condition or medication.

Lubricating eye drops can soothe irritation and reduce discomfort. You may find taking omega-3 supplements helps over time.

Drink plenty of water and remember to blink often. If your eyes are persistently dry, tell your optometrist.

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Top Tip 6 – Stop Smoking!

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Many people are unaware of the link between smoking and eye disease. If you smoke, stop. Smoking significantly increases the risk of developing eye diseases, such as cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. However long you have smoked it’s never too late to benefit from quitting.