Red eyes is one of the most common problem which can be really irritating. Due to straining your eyes all day in front of the screen or multiple other reasons, our eyes tend to get watery and turn red. The red eyes can be caused by a number of factors, including genetics, anatomy, past surgery, overuse of vasoconstrictive eye drops, allergy, infection, etc. But don't worry, If you’re looking for instant treatment for your eyes to not turn red and watery, here are some tips that you can use at home to get rid of it.
Wash your eyes
Anytime you feel irritation in your eyes, it’s better to clean them thoroughly using a bowl. Fill the bowl with fresh and clean water, dip your eyes in the bowl and clean them.
Tea is good source of tannic acid that is helpful for soothing itchy eyes. You can use cold green tea or black teabag.
Chamomile can be beneficial in getting rid of this problem. Just Add 1 teaspoon of dried chamomile flowers to your tea or just add it into boiled water and steep for 5 minutes. Strain the water and let the tea cool down, you can pour this water on a cotton pad and apply it on your eyes.
Use an ice pack or cucumber
Cut cucumber slices and place them onto your eyes. The antioxidants help in relaxing the nerves of your eyes. You can also use an ice pack and place it on your eyelids for 10 minutes to reduce the irritation and inflammation.