Fed up with red, painful, itchy eyes? Can't wear your contact lenses for long anymore?
The understanding of dry eyes have changed so much in the last year. Let us share with you more.
What happens if we leave dry eyes untreated?
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.
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
Find out what are the new methods of diagnosis for dry eyes here.