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Dry Eye (Ocular Surface Disease) syndrome is caused by a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye. Its consequences range from subtle but constant irritation to inflammation of the anterior (front)
tissues of the eye. Another symptom of dry eyes is a "foreign body sensation," which is a feeling that something is in your eye. Although it may seem odd, dry eye syndrome can also cause watery eyes. This is because dryness on
the eye's surface sometimes will over stimulate production of the watery component of your tears as a protective mechanism.
Chronic dry eye patients must use a protective wraparound eyewear to keep the condition under control. Frequent Lubrication with Eye drops or Gels are mandatory
Use a long-lasting lubricant or try warm compresses before bed or cover your eyes with some kind of protective eyewear such as a soft eye mask or a tranquil eyes goggle that is a uniquely designed moisture goggle that
helps to keep the eyes protected and moist at night. You must also reduce exposure to heating or air conditioning and use a humidifier in the bedroom.
You should make Lubricant use a part of your daily routine and use them as frequently as your eyes need.
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