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By Scott Borgholthaus

Ways to prevent damage happening to eyes


March 29, 2018

In the last article, I discussed some of the symptoms and causes of Ocular Surface Disease, or dry eye as it is usually called. Now let’s study some of the ways you can prevent damage from happening to the eye surface.

As I mentioned before, blinking fully so the eyelids touch every 10-15 seconds help supply the eye surface with lubricating fluids. Recent studies with high speed cameras show that when you blink the eyelids not only touch, but also move past each other, which helps mix the oils from top and bottom with the water coming in from the outside.

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