Although the etiologies of dry eye
are various, common
According to researchers, dry eye
affects millions of adults, primarily those in the age group of 50 and older.
The dry eye
group constituted patients who were diagnosed according to the 2007 Report of the Definition and Classification Subcommittee of the International Dry Eye
As early as 1986, McMonnies  pointed out that surveying a patient's medical history is of great significance for dry eye
diagnosis and designed McMonnies dry eye
questionnaire (McMonnies Questionnaire (MQ)).
Here, optometrist and leading dry eye
specialist Sarah Farrant talks us through some of the most common eye health symptoms...
Besides being linked to aging, dry eye
is associated with computer use and such health conditions as glaucoma and diabetes.
Next, scientists designed a study to determine whether maqui berry extract could enhance tear production and improve eye comfort in humans suffering from dry eyes
"Unfortunately preservatives can worsen dry eyes
and cause other issues," she notes.
syndrome is a large and growing problem,' said Dr.
Only a few weeks ago NICE recommended a special eye drop for treating severe keratitis in people with dry eyes
that hasn't improved with artificial tears.
Tear physiology and dry eyes
. Surv Ophthalmol 1977; 22(2):69-87.
is one of the most commonly overlooked sign of menopause.
In fact, the majority of those who suffer dry eye
are midlife women and older.
People with dry eyes
at work tend to be less productive and are more likely to be depressed, according to previous studies, Uchino said.
With regard to this important point that dry eyes
can have a dramatic effect on patient's life and problems, and even some studies have told that its morbidity is equal to heart diseases, in addition this syndrome in higher levels can cause impairment the intensity of patient's vision.