Itchy, Burning, Watery Eyes? Dry Eye Syndrome!

This health problem is related to insufficient washing the surface of the eye. It manifests itself not only by cutting and burning eyes, but it may also damage the surface of the eye and other visual problems.

Itchy watery burning eyes

Dry eye syndrome is quite common nowadays – it manifests significant discomfort and burning eyes. Problems not only causes a reduced ability of the eye to form tears (ie, a small amount of tears), but also qualitative changes in the tear film.

High-quality tear film is comprises three elements – oil, water and mucus, which together provide the necessary eye protection and moisture. If one of the components is missing in tears, the tear film is unstable and incoherent, and the eye is not properly protected.

Signs and symptoms of dry eye syndrome

  • Redness
  • Fatigue eye
  • Inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva

Causes

  • Age
  • Hormonal changes and menopause
  • Environmental factors
  • Immunosuppression or Sjögren’s syndrome
  • Action of certain types of drugs
  • Use of contact lenses
  • Laser surgery and other refractive surgery procedures

Dry eye syndrome is a common cause of eye irritation and can cause a lot of discomfort. However, if your eye and vision problems escalate, or you want to learn more about cataract surgery, make sure to see a professional.

 

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