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Sticky Eye

This occurs at night when I am sleeping.  My left eye lid becomes sticky and I have to use water to unstick it.  Every night I have to sleep with a cup of water to splash on eyelid and find that while it is wet with water it doesn't stick but once the water dries and I wake up the eye is sticky.  Do you know how this happens?  It used to happen every night but I have noticed now it is happening less frequently.  It only happens when I sleep at night.  
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1. Make sure you don't sleep under a fan or heating/cooling vent.
2. Try using Systane Ultra or Genteal gel at bedtime to see if it helps.
3. If the problem continues see an eye MD. Find one at www.aao.org

JCH MD
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