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Is it possible to fix dry eyes it they are caused by sleep?
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Is it possible to fix dry eyes it they are caused by sleep?
My dry eyes are caused by UARS/. I'm now on treatment via BiPAP, but it will take a time to find the right settings

Basically I wake up quite a bit throughout the night, around 5 or 6 times. I can usually get back to sleep. It used to be the case that if I got 10.5 hours of sleep, even if broken, my eyes would feel rested. Any less than that (e.g. 7 or 8) and my eyes would feel dry and heavy. 

But then around last October something happened. No matter how much sleep I got, my eyes always felt tired and dry. 

I'm not sure whether that's because of sleep issue getting worse, allergies or something else. 

The thing is, that I cognitively feel fine and physically do. My only symptom that annoys me seems to be tired eyes.

So obviously I'm seeking to fix the sleep issue, but is there anything I could do to fix it if the cause is sleep? Could some eye drops or something work if the cause if sleep?
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RE: Is it possible to fix dry eyes it they are caused by sleep?
There are several conditions that affect the eyes and eyelids (dry-eye, blethritis and others). You can use over-the-counter eye drops and see if it works for you, however if the condition persists, then asking an ophthalmologist may be a better option. There are prescription medications, and treatable chronic conditions that if addressed, can make a big difference in how you feel and your comfort. Do some research on Dry-Eye and see if the remedies suggested online are helpful to you. If you don't find relief, than your doctor may be able to prescribe more effective therapeutics.
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RE: Is it possible to fix dry eyes it they are caused by sleep?
As Sleeprider said, many things affect the eyes.

What helps me with my dry eyes is taking a good quality fish oil / omega every day.
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RE: Is it possible to fix dry eyes it they are caused by sleep?
I find mask leaks causes dry eyes on full faced masks using a Resmed P10 or a P30i meant any leaks didnt blow in my eyes and solved the issue for me. The other thing I did was wear a sleep mask to stop the leaks drying out my eyes
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