Yeux éclatés : Comment atténuer cet effet du cannabis ?

Broken eyes: How to reduce this effect of cannabis?

Cannabis enthusiasts are well aware of the problem of red eyes, often associated with the consumption of these products. Although the therapeutic and recreational effects of certain cannabinoids are appreciated, the cosmetic appearance of red eyes can be bothersome. In this article, we'll explore practical tips and solutions for mitigating this side effect while still enjoying the full benefits of cannabis products.

Eye Hydration and Lubrication

One of the main causes of red eyes is dry eyes. Cannabis can have a vasodilator effect, meaning it dilates blood vessels, including those in the eyes. This leads to increased blood flow and decreased intraocular pressure, which can make the eyes dry. Maintaining adequate hydration by drinking enough water can help reduce this problem. Additionally, using lubricating eye drops can relieve irritation and help reduce the reddish appearance of the eyes. Choose drops suited to your eye type and avoid those that contain vasoconstrictor agents, which can make the situation worse. Varieties of

Preferred Cannabis Products

Certain varieties of cannabis products are less likely to cause red eyes. Opt for options known for their relaxing effects without the unwanted visual side effects. Full-spectrum or indica-dominant products can be wise choices. These products contain other cannabis compounds, such as CBG, CBN, or the terpene myrcene, which may enhance the anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects of cannabis. Avoid sativa-dominant products, which tend to have more stimulating effects and are more likely to cause red eyes.

Dosage Control

Excessive consumption may intensify side effects such as red eyes. Control your dosage carefully to avoid an overreaction. Start with small amounts and gradually adjust as needed. Consider the concentration of CBD, THC and THCP in your products, as well as your personal tolerance. Don’t hesitate to use an online dosage calculator to help you determine the optimal amount to consume.

Alternative Consumption Techniques

Certain methods of consumption, such as vaporization, may reduce the risk of eye irritation. Vaporization involves heating the cannabis to a lower temperature than combustion, which preserves the active ingredients without producing harmful smoke. Smoke can irritate the eyes and mucous membranes, which can make red eyes worse. Let's explore the different consumption options, including concentrates, resins, and pre-rolled joints, to find the one that best suits your preferences while minimizing the effects on the eyes. Concentrates are cannabis extracts in the form of wax, shatter, crumble or distillate. They are very powerful and require a specific device called a dab rig to consume. Resins are solid products obtained from cannabis trichomes, which are the resin glands that contain cannabinoids. They can be smoked or vaporized. Pre-rolled joints are ready-to-use cannabis cigarettes, which may or may not contain tobacco. They are convenient but produce smoke, which can be irritating to the eyes.

Eye Supplements

Including specific supplements, such as omega-3, can help maintain optimal eye health. Omega-3s are essential fatty acids that have anti-inflammatory properties and promote tear production. They can be found in fatty fish, nuts, flax seeds or vegetable oils. Consult a healthcare professional to determine if supplements can help reduce red eyes related to cannabis use. Other nutrients beneficial for the eyes are vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, zinc and lycopene.


Managing red eyes associated with cannabis product consumption requires a holistic approach. By combining wise product choices, controlled consumption, alternative methods and appropriate eye care, you can take full advantage of the benefits of cannabinoids without compromising the aesthetics of your eyes. Remember to personalize your approach based on your individual needs and always consult a healthcare professional if you have ongoing concerns.

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