Most people, having dry eyes doesn’t sound very serious. But it’s surprising to realize how serious having dry eyes can be. Dry eyes imply that the glands producing tears in your eyes are not functioning well. Tears contain a combination of antibodies (to prevent infection), oils (for lubrication), mucus, proteins, and water
Apply a paste of lemon juice, tomato puree, orange lentil flour (masoor dal ) and turmeric powder (if you are not allergic to it) on under eye dark circles.
Use almond oil on dry skin. It has the potential to soften the skin and also gives it a lovely sheen. Castor oil works wonders on very dry skin. Both these oils can be absorbed well and work much better than the commercially available moisturizers. Apply a thin coat twice a day for best results.
Put 2 cotton balls into the warm tea and soak them well. When saturated with tea, place a cotton ball on each eyelid. Leave the tea bags on your dry eyes for about 5 minutes.
Lubricating eye ointments are much thicker than eye drops and gels because ointments are so thick, they last much longer than eye drops and gels however, because of their thickness, ointments may blur your vision if used during the day.
The sun and wind can both cause dry eyes. So, if you’re going outside on a sunny or windy day, you should wear sunglasses or goggles.
Get Vitamin A. Consuming a serving of vitamin A-rich foods like salmon, sardines, or eggs once a day helps keep your eyes moist. Or take 10,000 IU of vitamin A with 400 IU of vitamin D daily; look for a supplement made from fish oil. When symptoms clear, reduce your dose to 5,000 IU of A. If you’re pregnant, check with your doctor be fore taking vitamin A.
Take a blink break. Doing close work–typing at a video display terminal, driving, sewing, even watching television–can exacerbate even mild cases of eye dryness, says Dr. Michelson. “People doing tasks that require concentration tend to stare and not blink as much.” And when you don’t blink very often, eye moisture evaporates rapidly. So if you’re doing concentrated work and notice dry eyes, look away and take a blink break whenever possible. Blinking helps restore the tear film over your eyes