Dry eye syndrome is the most common eye problem in America. Learn about the eyes and their tear system, how to prevent dry eyes, and much more.
What is dry eye syndrome?
Christopher Hood, M.D., is a cornea specialist at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center To learn more about dry eye, visit: www.kellogg.umich....
How chronic pain syndromes and dry eye are correlated
Take-home message: Patients with chronic pain syndromes report worse dye eye symptoms and ocular and non-ocular pain scores, which might indicate the presence of a central pain disorder as an underl
The Causes of Dry Eye and How It Can Be Addressed
Let's look at the common causes of dry eye and what can be done to prevent and treat this irritating condition.
What is Dry Eye Disease
While not life-threatening, this common condition can be debilitating. Improved diagnosis of various Dry Eye Disease conditions has led to advanced treatment in recent years.
Tips for Dry Eye Relief
When your eyes are drier than the Sahara Desert, you need relief. WebMD shows you how to bring back the moisture and the comfort.
What Is Dry Eye?
Dry eye is a condition where the eyes don’t produce enough tears or the right quality of tears to be healthy or comfortable.
What is dry eye?
Learn about the causes, symptoms, and some treatment options for Dry Eye Syndrome/Ocular Surface Disease.
How to ditch the dry eye this season
As the wintry atmosphere has settled outside and the heat gets cranked up indoors, the dry air can wreak havoc on the body — particularly your eyes. Your sight is
What are the risk factors for dry eye?
Millions of people are affected by dry eye syndrome and the prevalence of dry eye increases with age. An estimated 3.2 million women and over and 1.68 million men age 50 and over are affected by dry eye syndrome. Here are some risk factors for dry eye: Aging: Advancing age is the single most important risk factor for dry eye. Most of our body’s moisture-producing glands produce less moisture as we age. Gender: Women are twice as likely as men to suffer from…
What’s the latest in testing for dry eye?
Red, stinging, irritated eyes are often endured rather than treated. It’s hard to realize that the condition of your tear film directly affects the clarity of your vision. When you decide to…
How to get hands-on with dry eye
Continuing education course outlines how to appropriately choose testing, assess results and use the data obtained to most accurately treat patients with dry eye.
Seven Tips for Battling Dry Eye
Living with dry eye can be a challenge, but the following tips are simple things you can do to help relieve some of the symptoms of dry eye.
Four Ways to Fight Dry Eye
Eyes feeling gritty, red or irritated? Read on for ways to make your eyes happier.
What is Dry Eye?
Dr. Dzubur from the Illinois Dry Eye Center explains Dry Eye.
How to Say Bye to Dry Eye
Dry eye is a complex disease that has many causes that often overlap and interact. For many people, a few simple lifestyle changes can resolve dry eye. Dry e...
Plus 15 Other Dry Eye FAQs
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What you Need to Know about Dry Eye
Have you heard of dry eye? There are commercials that talk about dry eye, leaving many curious as to what exactly dry could be. We all get dry eyes from time to time, but when eye doctors talk about dry eye, they’re referring to a condition that affects millions of people. It’s more common as …
What is Dry Eye? How can we treat it?
What is Dry Eye? How can we treat it Dry eye syndrome (DES) and Ocular Surface Disease (OSD) are terms that describe a range of conditions that can make people miserable. The cause of dry eye can be varied and can range from diseases that cause the eye to become dry, side effects of medication that cause eyes to become dry, excessive computer and other near work, soft contact lens wear, and menopause. Most cases of dry eyes can be improved significantly with…
Why are My Eyes Dry? A Brief Introduction to Dry Eye.
Dry eye is a common condition, affecting at least 6.8 percent of the U.S. adult population. If you've been experiencing dry, scratchy eyes lately, you might be one of them.