There are several factors that cause heavy eyelids. The droopiness is associated with tiredness but contact lenses and computer usage add significantly to it. Tired eyes may appear puffy, swollen & red. When eye muscles are put to over-work and when eyes are forced to stay open during a workout – staring at screens, reading, scanning etc. eye lids substantially feel heavy. Removing contact lenses may relieve the strain. Resting eyes by closing them for a short time such as in the nap, may help reduce the muscular fatigue in eyes.
Are Contact Lenses Alone Responsible for Heavy Eyes?
- Get sound sleep of 8 hours daily
- Reduce prolonged staring at computer screens. If your work routine includes excessive working at computers, you may be suffering from computer vision syndrome.
- Your prescription needs to be renewed. Contact lenses with improper prescription may lead to strenuous eyes.
- Wearing contact lenses for extended duration or wearing them past the expiry also causes strain in eyes. Never wear contact lenses for more than 8 hours a day -6 hours, if your work compels you staring at screens.
When Contact Lenses are not a problem..