What is dry eye syndrome?

What is dry eye syndrome?

Dry eye syndrome, or dry eye disease, is a common condition that occurs whDry eyes murine eye dropsen the eyes do not make enough tears or the tears evaporate too quickly.

This leads to the eyes drying out and becoming inflamed (red and swollen) and irritated.

What are dry eye symptoms?

* Dry/irritated eyes

* Feeling of scratchy/grittiness in eyes

* Burning sensation

* Watering in certain weathers

There are many causes of dry eye syndrome

* Dry atmosphere and wind

* Air conditioning

* Working on computers/digital devices

* Reading and writing

* Watching TV


Is there a cure for dry eyes?

Unfortunately there is no cure for dry eyes, BUT symptoms can be controlled.

Once dry eye symptom develops it can reoccur for the rest of some peoples lives, The treatment for dry eyes depends on whether symptoms are due to Not enough watery tears, eye disease or evaporation.

Many factors of someone’s life can be changed to prevent dry eyes. Adjusting environmental and work conditions should help:

Maurine eye drops for dry eyes

Maurine eye drops for dry eyes


  • Wear glasses to protect from wind, hot air and sun
  • Take regular breaks when working on computers
  • Blink more regularly
  • If caused by medication, visit your GP for alternatives
  • Use eye drops such as Murine, to relieve from dry eye symptoms


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