Many people complaint about dry eyes especially these days since they have to look at the monitor or smartphone screen all day every day. Our eyes need some break from time to time but working with computer and even tv watching at home gives no rest on our eyes. A young and healthy person does not have much problem with their eyes even with long hours of using, while people with other issues feel more tension in their eyes. Dry eyes are not the condition you can improve with eyedrops or artificial tears. It is a problem with compromised fluid circulation. What can be done with your dryness and discomfort on your eyes?
According to Traditional Eastern medicine, eyes are the opening of your Liver system. It is also related to your digestive system since Stomach channel starts right below the center of the eyes. Gallbladder (paired with Liver system) channel & Triple burner (responsible for fluid circulation) channels are also traveling very close to the eyes. Urinary Bladder (responsible for the fluid storage) also going to the inner edge of the eyes. Considering all the factors that Eastern medicine point of view provide, we can review each system and balance out some issues related those systems and channels, we can restore fluid circulation on the eye and improves the symptom. Patients usually report less irritation in the eye at the spot and also long term improvement of their symptoms with acupuncture treatment. If you suffer from those eye issues, don't rely on eye drops and get some natural help.