Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome
September 6th, 2018, Admin, 0 Comments

The Signs, Causes and Steps to Manage Dry Eye Syndrome

A common irritating phenomenon, dry eye syndrome occurs when you don't have sufficient lubrication and moisture on your eyes.

8 Signs of DryEye:
  1. Blurriness
  2. Sensitivity to light
  3. Irritation of windy conditions
  4. Fatigued eyes at the end of the day
  5. Problems wearing contact lenses
  6. Scratchy or gritty feeling
  7. Excessive tearing
  8. Red eyes

8 Causes of Dry Eye

  1. Heavy reading/digital device use
  2. Living/working in dry environment
  3. Wearing contact lenses for long period of time
  4. LASIK surgery
  5. Allergy drugs,diuretics, beta-blockers, birth control pills and other drugs
  6. Diets low in essential fatty acids or anti-inflammatory foods
  7. Health conditions like diabetes, arthritis, lupus etc.
  8. Lack of tear-producing glands

8 Steps to Manage Dry Eye

  1. Check your medications
  2. Healthy diet
  3. Avoid pollutionand irritants
  4. Balance your hormones
  5. Wear moisturizing contact lenses
  6. Use artificial tears
  7. Hydrate and humidify
  8. Blink!


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