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IN Health & Fitness ON 13 Apr, 2016
Experts have recently provided the explanation why the transparent worms keep floating in our eyes. Have you noticed the tiny white flakes around your eyes after a good night sleep? These nasty flakes are known as 'Eye Boogers.'
It's gross to wake up every morning with these sleep boogers in eyes. No matter how hard we try to get rid of them, somehow they managed to remain stuck in our eyes for quite a long time. But why do these eye boogers appear in our eyes during sleep?
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This irritating eye stuff is made up of mucus, dead skin cells, oil, dust and bacteria.
These sleep boogers are present in the day time also but you feel their presence only at night.
It keeps your eyes lubricated and moistened all the time. Whenever you blink your eyes, tear film clears away all the debris from them.
Eye boogers build up from mucus and oils in your tear film.
Eye boogers are either dry and crumbly or wet and sticky in nature.
People with eye allergies or cold secrete more eye mucus due to which they have wet and goopier eye boogers.
Excessive eye boogers are an indication of serious health problem.
Yellow or green eye boogers are a symptom of bacterial infection.
In this infection, the thin membrane around the whites of eyes gets swollen due to which people are even unable to open their eyes.
If you rub your eyes frequently, there are chances of more mucus secretion which result in more flakes in your eyes.
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