Dry Eye Syndrome Assessment
What is Dry Eye ?
When tears don’t function as they should do – the normal function of tears is to keep the surface of the eyes wet and lubricated. Most people’s eyes tend to become drier as they age, but the degree of dryness varies, with some people having more problems than others. In addition to age, dry eye can result from the following:
- Problems with blinking
- Certain mediciantion including anti-depressants
- Environmental Factors
- General health issues such as arthritis
- Chemical burns to the eye
What are the symptoms?
Signs and Symptoms include:
- Redness of the Eyes
- Blurred Vision
- Irriated, scratchy, dry or uncomfortable eyes
- Feeling of a foreign body in the eyes
- Excessive watering
Treatments & Solutions
- Frequent blinking
- Changing environmental factors,
- Using artificial tear solutions – eye drops – mainly eye drops from our Thea range.
- Using moisturizing ointment, especially at bedtime
- MGDRx EyeBag – this works amazingly when used daily.