Can Dry Eye make you Blind?

16.4 million (7%) of American adults are suffering from dry eye.

Dry Eye occurs when the eyes do not produce an adequate quantity of tears or when the tears evaporate too quickly.

Also known as Dry Eye Disease (DED) and Dry Eye Syndrome (DES)

Dryness in the eyes  is a hallmark symptom

Can also cause Eye Fatigue, Irritation, Headache, Blurred vision 

Schirmer's Test is used for diagnosis

Contact lenses  can trigger  dry eye

Frequent blinking of eyes can help reducing symptoms

Omega-3 supliments  and artificial tear drops can help in treatment

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