you could have been having bad swelling of your eye lids which can make it difficult to close your eyes.
you could have severe allergic inflammation of your eyes
you might need steroid eye drops to help calm down inflammation.
you could have a chronic dry eye condition.
you could have an autoimmune disorder where your body is making antibodies against your eyes. SJorgren's syndrome is one condition where your body makes antibodies to your eyes and can cause dry eyes and dry nose and dry mouth
there are blood tests which can look for sjorgren's syndrome.
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