Learn What May Increase Your Dry Eye Symptoms

Lifestyle Diet, smoking and activities that cause eyestrain can contribute to Dry Eye symptoms. Poor Blinking Firm blinking activates the meibomian glands (oil glands) as well as the lacrimal gland (water gland). A low blink rate or incomplete blinking can cause Dry Eye symptoms and Meibomian Gland Disease (MGD). Contact...

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What Causes Dry Eyes?

In addition to Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, which is the leading cause of dry eye syndrome, the following also can be causes of your dry eyes: *  The natural aging process. Surprise! *  Menopause *  Side effects of drugs such as antihistamines, antidepressants, and diuretics. *  Disease such as Sjogren’s...

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Ten Signs You Have Dry Eye Syndrome

Signs and symptoms of dry eyes: *  Stinging, burning or gritty sensation in your eyes *  Eye redness *  Sensitivity to light *  Foreign body sensation in the eye *  Glare with nighttime driving *  Blurred vision or eye fatigue *  Watery eyes *  Difficulty wearing contact lenses- both...

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