Shirley, I forgot to mention warm compresses. You might already know this. It also helps to clear oils from tear ducts. I just bought a cheap hot/cold pack that can go in freezer or microwave.
Age 61. AS dx'd at age 57
HLA-B27+,iritis/uveitis periodically since 1970, diabetic
Meds. naproxen and muscle relaxer(as needed)