Dry Eyes are caused by inadequate moisture and lubrication in the eyes. In some cases dry eyes may be acute and temporary, while in some cases it may be a chronic and progressive condition. Common symptoms of dry eye syndrome are:
• Stinging or painful eyes
• Light sensitivity
• Itching and gritty sensation
• Feeling of the presence of dirt or foreign body in eye
• Blurring of vision
HOW IS DRY EYES DIAGNOSED?
An ophthalmologist would conduct various tests such as visual acuity and the measurement of the concentration and the rate of production of tears to diagnose and treat dry eyes.
HOW IS DRY EYES TREATED?
Ophthalmology is perhaps one of the best available solutions. However, there are treatment options available in homeopathy and ayurveda too, which includes preventive measures. In most cases, doctors prescribe eye drops along with other forms of lubricants to control and curb the problem. Also, there are some other antibacterial drops given for reducing the irritation and preventing infection.
DID YOU KNOW?
Imbalance in tear gland functioning causes dries eyes