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8 In-Office and At-Home Treatments to Help Refresh Your Tired 2020 Eyes

Posted on: January 5th, 2021 by Our Team

Dr. Sheila Farhang was featured in Byrdie’s article, ‘8 In-Office and At-Home Treatments to Help Refresh Your Tired 2020 Eyes’. Here is an excerpt from the article, ‘Of the many ways 2020 impacted us, it hasn’t been very kind to our eyes. Think: Sleepless nights, unprecedentedly stressful circumstances, and a serious spike in screen time. “Lack of sleep is terrible for your body overall, as it throws off your normal circadian rhythms, which throws off your hormones, your melatonin, and decreases your ability to heal wounds and suppress inflammation,” explains Dr. Robyn Gmyrek, a board-certified dermatologist at Park View Laser Dermatology. “While we sleep, the body repairs damage to important proteins such as collagen and elastic tissue. A recent study was done to determine the effects of sleep and eye skin, and it showed better and more efficient skin repair of DNA damage in good sleepers, and a better response in the skin to ultraviolet-induced inflammation or redness. The sleep deprived had more water loss from the skin, which led to dry skin, and was attributed to poor skin barrier integrity.’

Read the full article here.

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