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What medications and supplements can I use to treat dry eyes?

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Prescription eye drops that boost tear production can help treat dry eyes. You also can use steroid eye drops for short periods, along with long-term measures. Adding fish oil or omega-3 supplements to your diet or can also help.

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National Eye Institute.

University of California, Berkeley.

Review of Ophthalmology: “A Stepwise Approach to Treating OSD.”

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on September 12, 2020

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National Eye Institute.

University of California, Berkeley.

Review of Ophthalmology: “A Stepwise Approach to Treating OSD.”

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on September 12, 2020

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