Eye Strain Home Care
Home care for eye strain includes:
- Provide plenty of light for reading.
- Avoid non-prescription eye drops:
- Take frequent breaks from reading.
- Avoid exposure to smoke
- Use artificial tears for dry eyes.
- Wear sunglasses that block ultraviolet light.
- Acetaminophen for pain
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain:
- Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Nuprin, NeoProfen)
- Ketoprofen (Actron, Orudis, Oruvail)
- Naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, Aleve)
- Take prescribed medications as directed:
Eye Strain Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you have eye strain and any of the following:
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