DRY EYE

DRY EYE

Nowadays due to the ever rising  pollution and increased dependency on laptops, smart phones and other electronic gadgets the incidence of dry eyes is on the rise.

It usually causes irritation, grittiness and foreign body sensation in the eyes.


The TEAR FILM is made of three layers -the causes of dry eyes can be many


Evaporative dry eyes is caused by the deficiency of the aqueous layer of the tear film.. Evaporative dry eyes is usually present in people who spend more than 8 hours on the computer screens, some medications can also cause dry eyes.

 

How to diagnose dry eyes ?

A comprehensive eye examination is done and the patient is treated depending on the cause of the dry eyes.