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    • Cotta
    • By Cotta 9th Mar 17, 2:15 PM
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    Cleaning Eyes
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    • 9th Mar 17, 2:15 PM
    Cleaning Eyes 9th Mar 17 at 2:15 PM
    Hi,


    I have noticed that the corners on my eyes (nose side) have become difficult to clean with what looks like sleep/dirt in the corner difficult to remove. Is there a solution to this?


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    Last edited by Cotta; 09-03-2017 at 3:52 PM.
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    • Mayflower10cat
    • By Mayflower10cat 9th Mar 17, 4:24 PM
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    Do you suffer from Hayfever? Because mine has started already this year - tree pollen for me. All those catkins. My eyes are very glue-y and a bit crusty (sorry) in the mornings. I just buy Superdrugs own brand of eyewash, wet a cotton wool ball and clean one eye, then a fresh cotton ball for the other. You can use boiled, cooled water with a pinch of salt in it if you prefer.
    • Nicki
    • By Nicki 9th Mar 17, 4:50 PM
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    It sounds like blepharitis. My optician suggested using eye make up remover wipes, even if not wearing make up
    • Hedgehog99
    • By Hedgehog99 9th Mar 17, 4:56 PM
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    When I had blepharitis, I was recommended Lid Care which was an excellent product and also turned out to be great for removing make-up too. But of course that got discontinued.

    Supranets seem to be the expensive replacement.

    However, if you're sure it's just sleep & nothing medical, Liz Earl's Eye Bright solution is good for that. On the pricey side, but you don't need a lot - no need to saturate a cotton pad with it.
    • GlasweJen
    • By GlasweJen 9th Mar 17, 5:12 PM
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    • 9th Mar 17, 5:12 PM
    A drop of johnsons no tears baby shampoo in a couple of tablespoons warm water and give your eyelids a good scrub with the foamy solution it makes
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    • tensandunits
    • By tensandunits 9th Mar 17, 6:37 PM
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    As GlasweJen says, get some Johnsons baby shampoo and dilute it in some hot water. Let it cool a bit and clean your eyes with a cotton pad dipped into the baby shampoo/water solution. I have to do this every morning!
    • kirtondm
    • By kirtondm 11th Mar 17, 11:19 AM
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    • 11th Mar 17, 11:19 AM
    If blepharitis as above but also hot compress / eyebag type product twice a day.
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