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Device Use and Dry Eyes

Breaks, drops and diet can prevent uncomfortable dryness

While switching to working remotely, distance learning and virtual meetups have helped keep us safe; they have not been exactly easy on our eyes. The issue is that we don’t really take time break that visually intensive activity and we don’t blink as much. Chronic dry eye can lead to redness and inflammation that can take weeks or even months to reverse. In addition, it can cause scarring on the corneas and pterygia (surfer’s eyes in San Diego slang). Click here for five ways to prevent dry eye.

Parents of distance learners know that keeping kids focused can be a challenge. Click here for tips from a Scripps pediatrician on ways to support your child’s health and wellness during online schooling.

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