Have you ever felt like your eyes were burning and when you look into the mirror they are as red as the blood running through your veins?
Well that’s sore eyes.
Everyone gets a sore eye some point or other in their life and it takes different forms for different people. Sore eyes are caused by a barrage of reasons – staring at computer screens for too long, lack of sleep or pollution. Having the ability to solve them at home will proof useful especially in today’s digital age. So here are some home remedies to relief your sore eye pains:
Find anything cold, preferably ice cubes wrapped in a clean cloth and place them over your closed eyelids. The coldness from the ice cube will soothe the burning sensation, relieve the swelling and reduce irritation.
If you thought cucumbers used during facials were a joke, you thought wrong. Cucumbers are known to have cooling properties and antioxidants that help reduce the irritation in the eyes. All you need to do is cut 2 fresh slices of cucumber, soak them in cold water for 10 mins and apply the soaked cucumbers to the closed sore eyelids.
Simple enough, the last but definitely not the least home remedy is to drink water. Sore eyes can be caused by dryness in eye. By drinking water, you not only rehydrate your body but specifically your eyes too.
This is by no means an exhaustive list of home remedies to treat your sore eyes. Having said that, we also believe that prevention is better than cure. As such, click here to read about how you can possibly prevent sore eyes from staring at the computer screens for too long!