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Tears are vital to the health and comfort of your eyes. If your eyes do not produce enough tears, this condition is called dry eye or dry eye syndrome. Dry eye can also exist when your eyes do not make the right type of tears or tear film.
Here is a list of the symptoms of dry eye:
The causes of dry eye syndrome are still being researched by the medical community, but certain elements are known to cause dry eye. You tend to make fewer tears as you get older due to hormonal changes. Both men and women can get dry eye. However, it is more common in women, especially those who have gone through menopause.
Here are some other causes of dry eye:
When you meet with your eye care provider, make sure you tell them about all the prescription and non-prescription medicines you take.
The tear film is made up of three unique layers:
If you are experiencing any symptoms of dry eye in Marietta, schedule an eye exam with one of our dry eye specialists so we can properly diagnose your problem.
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When it comes to your eyes, nothing beats a face-to-face consultation with one of our eye doctors. Request an appointment to meet with one of our specialists.
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