4 Ways to Relieve Dry Eyes Got red, stinging eyes? You may have dry eye. It's caused by everything from contacts to rosacea, and can lead to impaired vision and eye infection, says Robert Latkany, MD, author of The Dry Eye Remedy. We've got four ways to ease the pain.By Bridget Nelson View as list 1 of 5› 1. Eat Fish In a study, women who ate tuna two or more times a week had decreased symptoms. Fish oil supplements also help.