What do dry eyes feel like?
- Gritty like there is sand in the eyes
- Itchy eyes
- Teary eyes
- Red eyes
- Blurred vision or light sensitivity which improves with blinking or lubricating eye drops
- Tired eyes
- Reduced tolerance to contact lenses
Not only is it uncomfortable and unattractive but more of concern is that in the long term it can cause damage and scarring to the cornea and conjunctiva. A natural, healthy tear film is essential to fight infection and to provide nourishment vital for clear vision. That is why you must not ignore the condition. You should find out the underlying cause of your dry eyes and get it treated properly.