If your eyes are uncomfortable and or sore how can you treat this ? Well it depends on why the are giving you discomfort. There can be many reasons, your eyes could have a problem with the tears or you may have deposits from sleeping overnight in your eyes. You may have blepharitis and or dry eyes. You may have a minor infection in the edges of your eye lids. You could have a contact lens related infection in your eye. You could have an allergy in your eyes, this is usually in both eyes. Your eyelids may be floppy and slack.
If the discomfort is minor you may want to try lubrication drops, but if your sight is affected as well you definitely need to seek urgent advice. There are urgent emergency appointments available in Essex under the NHS paid scheme, no charge for the visit, see below:
If you have problems with a gritty eye in either eye you can seek our advise. We can offer advise for this under the NHS MECS scheme in our area. You will qualify for this scheme if your GP is on this list. With grittiness in the eyes you can be examined at our practice for further advise, please call us today.