Eyes that feel gritty
Do you feel like there’s something in your eye that won’t go away? Something like sand or dirt? “The surface of your eye just literally dries out, the cells dry out and cause these micro-abrasions,” explained Amy Lin, M.D., associate professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Utah Moran Eye Center in Salt Lake City. Fortunately, it doesn’t necessarily cause permanent damage. “Those dry spots heal when the eyes are more moisturized,” she added.