Relocate to Wisconsin : When Wet is Dry...It Can be In Your Eye...

When Wet is Dry...It Can be In Your Eye...

    Did you ever have episodes of watery eyes..and it is not allergy don't have a cold....your eyes water like eye wateringfountains and vision is adjust the image on your computer to "extra large" and still...the blurring continues. To the outside may appear as if you have been on a binge...drinking, crying...but in reality ...none of those things are true. It looks horrible and feels as though you have an eyelash or foreign matter floating around that refuses to be caught...or have flipped a soft contact lens inside out. 

   None of those things may be true...instead what may be the problem is "dry eye." Dry you say...?  But your eye is wet....Wet yes...but the wrong kind of wet.  Without going into sophisticated medical terms and explanations which is our province of knowledge ..tears.there are two kinds of tears.  

      One kind is a lubricant...a sort of  "oil that keeps your eye 'running'".  The other is the watery, teary, running variety. The oily variety is what we all need to keep our corneas healthy and eyesight clear. You may also find that your eyes are more sensitive light and sunglasses are needed more frequently and you reach for the dimmer switch even when indoors.

     This is called DRY can sometimes be attributed to hours at the insufficient production of oily tears...and the resulting annoying vision distortion.

    Like the common this juncture there is no magic pill cure. There are lots of eye drops....we suggest trying the over the counter varieties that say "gel" and using the PM labeled drops at night for additional lubrication.

     This is a public service/be healthy announcement brought  to you by the Hansons...wishing you a bright eyed and prosperous day !

Sally K. & David L. Hanson, ABR, CDPE, CSS, e-Pro,ILHM, REDS

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Comment balloon 11 commentsSally K. & David L. Hanson • February 17 2016 03:38AM


Hi Sally.  I have that problem also.  I put refresh in my eyes several times a day.

Posted by Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor (Re/Max Professional Associates) over 2 years ago

Good morning Sally K. & David L. Hanson ,

More people suffer from dry eye. My Geno has it off and on and so does my sister..good to know because there is relief available out there!

Posted by Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate (Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799) over 2 years ago

Good morning Sally. I learned something new from your post. 

Posted by Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel (RE/MAX Centre Realtors) over 2 years ago

Good morning Sally. Who knew, I didn't. Thanks for the public service explanation.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) over 2 years ago

When my eyes are wet, I know why.....and they aren't dry too often.  I think you catch my drift. 

Posted by Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today! (Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092) over 2 years ago

My assistant went to the eye doctor last week and that was her diagnosis. She got some computer glassess and over the counter drops. It can be very annoying.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) over 2 years ago

Interesting read, Sally and DAvid. I have this issue every now and then. I m off to the optometrist soon so will have to check. Definitely not cold or allergies, or anything in the eye!


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad (Solutions Real Estate ) over 2 years ago

I hear spring is coming soon.  I know someone who will be gladsome.

And wet eyed at the gift.

Posted by Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia (Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC) over 2 years ago

What a pain for sure Sally...good info...I never knew what it really was.

Posted by Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond (RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate) over 2 years ago

Sally and David dry eye does not sound like something I would want to experience, sounds painful.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) over 2 years ago

 Good morning Sally K. & David L. Hanson . Dry eye is not something I think that I would like to have either. It does sound painful.

Posted by TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029 (Complete Home Inspections, Inc.) over 2 years ago