dry eye syndrome

Eye Health
April 8, 2017

Your computer could be giving you dry eye syndrome

This rather unfamiliar condition is synonymous with red, itchy eyes and is becoming more widespread in the digital age. As we spend more time in front of our screens, we place unnecessary strain on our eyes as we jump from our computers to our phones to our televisions. Dry eye syndrome is predominantly caused by a lack of moisture in the eye, dust particles in the air and infrequent blinking which usually happens when you stare at a screen for too long. Understanding dry eye would be a lot easier if we thoroughly understood normal tear function. To date, many…
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