When You Sleep, Your Eye Boogers Will Become More Visible.

Rheum is made up of materials that you produce during the day, but it’s more noticeable while you’re asleep. When you’re awake, your eyelids move continually. In Dr. Kathuria’s words, this flushes out any surplus tear fluid that might otherwise build into rheum. Sleeping allows this matter to accumulate around your eyes since you’re not blinking, allowing it to build […]

What Causes Eye Boogers?

Rheum, a mucus or pus that is produced by the eyes, results in what are commonly referred to as eye boogers. Toxic residue can form in the eyes after mucus has dried out of the eyes. It’s been described as having “sleep” in the eyes by some folks. Mucus serves as a barrier between the eyes and potentially dangerous particles […]