It is believed that 30% of the population suffer with dry eye. It varies from mild and temporary to a painful chronic condition that can affect vision and quality of life.
It is caused by a reduction in the quality and quantity of tears due to external factors such as dry environments, computer/electronic device use and laser surgery.
Internal factors include age and hormonal changes, medications and autoimmune conditions.
Blepharitis is a common result, read more.
Your optometrist is the best person to diagnose and treat dry eye.