Dry Eyes

About- Dry eyes or dry eye syndrome is a condition in which the eyes do not produce sufficient tears to provide adequate lubrication for eyes.
 
Symptoms-
 A sensation of having something in the eyes
 A stinging, burning or scratchy sensation
 Aching sensations
 Blurred vision
 Difficulty wearing contact lenses
 Difficulty with nighttime driving
 Dryness sensation
 Fatigued eyes
 Heavy eyes
 Itchy eyes
 Red eyes
 Sensitivity to light
 Sore eyes
 Stringy mucus in or around the eyes
 Watery eyes

Causes-
 Aging
 Blepharitis
 Certain medications
 Diabetes
 Exposure to smoke, wind and dry climates 
 Laser eye surgery
 Lupus
 Radiation treatment
 Rheumatoid arthritis
 Scleroderma
 Sjogren's syndrome
 Tear gland damage
 Thyroid disorders
 Vitamin A deficiency

Specialists to visit
 Optometrist

 Ophthalmologist

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.allaboutvision.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.aoa.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org

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