What is Dry Eyes?

Dry eye is a common condition when a person’s eye does not produce enough tears (aqueous deficiency) or quality tears (lipid deficiency) to lubricate and nourish the eye. It is commonly experienced by contact lens wearers, those working in air-conditioned environment, and those who are heavy computer users.

Dry Eyes Causes

  • Insufficient production of quality tears
  • Tears produced evaporate quickly
  • Dry, dusty & windy conditions
  • Excessive screen time (computers, mobile devices)
  • Aging
Post Treatment Dry Eye Tear Film Deficiency

Dry Eyes Signs & Symptoms

  • Stinging or burning sensation of the eye
  • Pain and redness of the eye
  • Itchy or scratchy feeling of the eye
  • A sandy or gritty feeling
  • Temporary blurred vision
  • Discomfort during contact lens wear

Dry Eyes Treatment

  • Use artificial tears (eye drops)
  • Use of punctum plugs
  • Change of working habits
  • Blephex treatment

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