Dry eye discomfort is annoying and even painful. It is a common condition that occurs when your tears are not able to provide adequate lubrication for your eyes. It will strongly influence your quality of life which prevents you from engaging in daily activities. In order to avoid experiencing the symptoms it is necessary to talk to your eye care professional.
Many people with dry eyes will experience irritated, gritty, scratchy or burning eyes, a feeling of something in their eye and blurred vision. Dry eye discomfort will be experienced. There is eye redness, sensitivity to light, difficulty wearing contact lenses, stringy mucus in or around eyes are some of the symptoms. It becomes more common with age. Dry eyes are a part of the natural aging process. This will occur due to hormonal changes that make the eyes produce fewer tears. Dry eyes will be diagnosed through a comprehensive eye examination. Testing of your eyes will emphasize on the evaluation of the quantity and quality of tears produced by your eyes. This treatment for dry eyes will restore or maintain the normal number of tears in the eye to minimize dryness and related discomfort. The doctor will prescribe treatment to keep your eyes healthy and comfortable to prevent your vision from being affected.
Make eye care a part of your day care. Talk to your eye care professional about your dry eye symptoms and consider tips for self-care. A thorough evaluation by your eye doctor is needed to determine the exact cause of your vision symptoms and keep your eyes healthy, comfortable and seeing well.
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