What’s The Harm in Rubbing Your Eyes?

General Eye Care

Woman rubbing her irritated eye

Most people rub their eyes because it makes them feel better temporarily. Specifically, rubbing your eyes stimulates glands in them. This forces your eyes to produce tears to lubricate and hydrate your eyes which may feel tired and sore. Pressure also stimulates a nerve in the eye called the vagus nerve. This nerve can physically […]

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