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Surprising Causes of Eye Irritation

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Are itchy, watery eyes putting a dent in your daily routine? We've partnered with eyelove® to share the sneaky things that can aggravate dry eye — and how you can avoid them!

We all experience unexplained and frustrating eye irritation on occasion. This can sometimes even feel like a foreign body is in your eye, and at worst, it can disrupt your day entirely. The good news is that there are many ways you can help the symptoms of dry eye! From staring at your screen for hours at a time and leaving the ceiling fan on overnight to leaving contact lenses in too long, here are some of the habits that unexpectedly exacerbate dry eye and our simple tricks for mitigating their effects.