foreign objects in the eye,
use of contact lenses over an extended period of time and, in babies, a blocked tear duct. Less common causes are chlamydia and parasites.
A gritty, uncomfortable feeling
A discharge, which can form a crust during the night and make it difficult to open the eye in the morning
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