(HealthDay News) -- Dry eye occurs when you don't produce enough tears to keep the eyes lubricated. The problem can cause discomfort and affect vision.
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The American Optometric Association suggests how to help manage dry eyes:
- Blink frequently while staring at a computer or TV screen.
- Run a humidifier.
- Wear sunglasses (the wraparound kind are best).
- Talk with a medical professional about whether supplements with fatty acids may help.
- Drink at least 8 glasses of water per day.
-- Diana Kohnle
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