Normally, the eye is constantly producing tears at a slow and steady rate to keep itself moist, smooth and comfortable. When the eyes don’t produce enough tears, or when the eyes aren’t producing the right type of tears, it leads to a condition called dry eyes.
Common symptoms of Dry Eyes:
Tear Production normally decreases as we age. Although dry age can occur in both men and woman at any age; women are most often affected especially after menopause. Other causes of dry eyes are:
Your ophthalmologist can diagnose dry eyes by examining the eyes. Depending on the cause of the dry eyes, your doctor will choose the treatment plan accordingly.