WHAT CAUSES DRY EYE

There is a variety of factors that can cause symptoms.

Dry eye symptoms occur in one of three ways:1

 

  1. Your tear glands stop making enough tears
  2. Your tear glands produce poor-quality tears
  3. Your tears evaporate too quickly

 

Any one of these can cause your eyes to feel dry and irritated.

 

Dry eye symptoms can be triggered by these factors:2

Dry environments

Overheated or overcooled air

 

Wind

Sun

 

Smoke

Extended screen time

1. http://www.aoa.org/patients-and-public/eye-and-vision-problems/glossary-of-eye-and-vision-conditions/dry-eye?sso=y

2. Mark Wilcox. Dry Eye Disease – looking after the ocular surface. Mivision, issue 112, May 16


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