Besides being linked to aging, dry eye
is associated with computer use and such health conditions as glaucoma and diabetes.
Next, scientists designed a study to determine whether maqui berry extract could enhance tear production and improve eye comfort in humans suffering from dry eyes
Unfortunately preservatives can worsen dry eyes
and cause other issues," she notes.
Numerous studies estimate Dry Eye
to affect between 5% to as much as 40% of a country's population,' Caparas said, raising public awareness of the condition.
syndrome, a disease that is reported to affect over 30% of the population over 50 years of age, can be the result of an altered or inadequate tear film and it is thought to be associated with poor regulation of tear production via these sensory neurons in the tear reflex arc.
Typically, people older than 65 experience some dry eye
I think the first thing you should do is to ask to see an eye specialist, an ophthalmologist who can assess the cause of your dry eyes
and give you the appropriate treatment.
Sunclinically dry eyes
in urban Delhi: an impact of air pollution?
Patients with a clinical diagnosis of mild dry eyes
may benefit from behavioural and environmental modification which causes preservation of existing tears by reducing evaporation, such as learning to take breaks while reading, lowering the computer monitors to decrease lid aperture, use of protective glasses with side pieces in outdoor setting and humidification of the environment.
A total of 60 dry eye
patients were included in the study.
Office workers who spend long hours looking at computer screens have changes in their tear fluid similar to people with the disease known as dry eye
, according to a study from Japan.
1% of women in control group had dry eyes