Do You Have Symptoms of Dry Eye?Editorial supervisor: Jun Shimazaki, MD, PhD., Department of Ophthalmology, Ichikawa General Hospital, Tokyo Dental College
“My eyes get tired easily.” “My eyes feel uncomfortable.” “I’ve got blurry vision.” “It’s difficult to see things.”
Recently, there has been a significant increase in the number of people complaining about symptoms such as these.
Once thought to be caused by simply having tired eyes, these could actually be caused by dry eye syndrome.
Dry eye syndrome does not simply mean that the eye is dry; it can produce various symptoms caused by a mucosal abnormality on the surface of the eye, making it feel painful and uneven. It’s important to understand dry eye properly and keep your eyes healthy.
- Source: The Dry Eye Study Group
Learn more about dry eye
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- Can dry eye be cured with treatment?
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