Several medical and non-medical procedures are available to treat dry eye disease. Some have to be operated by your doctor and other can be self-applied at home.
Available medications include drugs, eyedrops, ointments. Some of them are available over-the-counter and other have to be prescribed by your doctor according to your type of dry eye disease.
Lifestyle and home remedies
You may be able to manage your non-severe dry eyes disease with frequent eyelid washing and use of eyedrops or other products that help lubricate your eyes. If your condition is long term (chronic) using specific products and treatments is strongly recommended.
Minor behavioral modifications can significantly reduce dry eye symptoms and your eye doctor might recommend eye medications and in-office procedures to help your body create and secrete more tears and to decrease eye irritation and inflammation.
DED in schoolchildren using smartphones
Researchers evaluated risk factors for dry eye disease among schoolchildren who used video devices like computers and smartphones.
Punctal Plugs Treatment
The Punctal Plug treatment is designed to help increase moisture in the surface of your eyes. Punctal plugs are tiny semi-permanent or dissolvable devices that can be inserted into tear ducts to block drainage.