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What causes gritty and itchy eyes and how to treat them

Posted on 3 August 2022

From hay fever to sunburned eyeballs (yes, really), warmer weather can play havoc with our eyes, leaving them feeling dry and scratchy. But your eyes can feel gritty at any time of the year. Find out what causes itchiness and grittiness in eyes and how to treat them.

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What causes a stye and how to treat them

Posted on 22 July 2022

If you’ve ever had a stye in your eye, you’ll know just how uncomfortable and annoying they can be. They don’t look great either but, thankfully, they usually clear up on their own.

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Choosing the right eye treatment for your eye condition

Posted on 12 July 2022

Artificial tears. Allergy eye drops. Drops for red eyes.  It really is enough to make you rub your eyes in confusion! Here, we give you a beginner’s guide to choosing eye drops.

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Dry eye in Sjögren’s syndrome

Posted on 8 July 2022

Dry eyes are one of the most common symptoms of Sjögren’s syndrome (it’s easier to say than you might think, give it a go – it’s SHOW-grins). Learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of dry eye from Sjögren’s.

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Sunburned and itchy eyes in summer

Summer’s here… Dig out your swimsuit, slap on some sunscreen and don’t forget your sunglasses.

We’re all familiar with sunburn – but did you know that your eyes can get sunburned too? Just as too much sun can leave our skin pink and itchy, overdoing it on UV rays can leave our eyes dry, red, itchy, swollen and sore.

Here, we tell you all about photokeratitis – pronounced photo*ker*a*tie*tis – to give sunburned eyes their rather grand medical name.

We’ll look at why it happens, what the symptoms are, how to treat it – and how to prevent it from happening again. (Yep, that’s where the sunglasses come in!)

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About OcuWellness

We’re experts in eyecare and are dedicated to supporting you to look after your sight, whether you’re curious about a niggling symptom or are searching for fresh tips to feel at your best. Here, you’ll find medically reviewed articles, the latest eyecare information, and treatment support to help relieve symptoms of dry eye, fast. And that’s not all. We’re growing, so check back to discover new resources and helpful tools to help you manage your dry eye, coming soon to OcuWellness.

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Kind to even sensitive eyes, Cationorm® is preservative free and is suitable for everyday use and for contact lens wearers. Always read the label.

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