Prevents itchy eyes at night
1. Clean the eye area before going to sleep
Dust, chemicals, and makeup still clinging around the eyes can trigger itching. Therefore, make time to clean your eyes before going to bed even though you are very sleepy. If you use eye makeup, make sure to clean it thoroughly so that nothing is left.
After cleaning the eye area, you can also compress it with warm or cold water to make it more relaxed.
2. Apply the 20-20-20 rule
Eyes that are too tired due to too long in front of the computer can trigger itching at night. Therefore, you need to prevent this condition by following the 20-20-20 rule to reduce the risk of eye fatigue.
The 20-20-20 rule means that every 20 minutes staring at a computer or screen, you must look away from the screen and see other objects that are 20 feet (6 meters) long for 20 seconds. This method will make the eyes become much more relaxed.
3. Avoid allergy triggers
If the cause of itching in the eye is because you have allergies, avoid the trigger. For example if you are allergic to pollen, be sure to sleep with the window closed to prevent it from being carried into the room.
In addition, you also have to regularly change the sheets to prevent mites from nesting in the mattress. Not only that, do not be lazy to clean the room if you have a dust allergy. Sweep and mop the room every day to keep it clean so you can sleep comfortably.
4. Use a humidifier
Dry eyes can trigger itching at night. To prevent dry eyes , use a humidifier or air humidifier. In addition to moisturizing the air, a humidifier is also effective to ward off viruses and dust that can cause allergies. But if you don't have a humidifier, use eye drops to keep your eyes moist throughout the night.
5. Don't use contact lenses all day long
In fact, contact lenses used all day can make itchy eyes at night. This can be caused by a dirty lens, dry eyes, or irritation. Therefore, do not use contact lenses all day.
For more safety, choose disposable contact lenses. Although more expensive and wasteful, this type of contact lens can prevent eye irritation. However, do not use contact lenses first if every time you wear it during the day, at night the eyes feel itchy.
When the eye is itchy, the most important thing to remember is don't rub it. Rubbed eyes stimulates the body to produce more histamine so that the itching will get worse. In addition, rubbing the eyes can also encourage bacteria to enter and cause infection.