Dry Eyes

An eye condition where the tears are not able to provide enough lubrication to the eyes is called dry eyes. It can occur when the tears production is less or the quality of the tears produced is poor. The other symptoms are sensitivity to light, redness of the eye, difficulty driving, watery eyes, blurred vision, and stringy mucus around the eyes.

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How to treat cloudy vision in one eye?

Query: Hi doctor,I woke up with a thin cloudy film on my eyeball and it gave me a cloudy vision on my right eye. I do not have redness or pain or discharge. It is now for two days. What to do?   Read Full »

Dr. Pooja Pandya

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have to send your eye photos for my reference and it can help to get an idea about your condition. After seeing it properly, I can guide you further. Photo is a must to plan further.  Read Full »

Please suggest some herbal medicine to cure sore eyes.

Query: Hi doctor, What is a sore eye? Is there any herbal medicine that can cure sore eyes?  Read Full »

Dr. Swati Totla

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The first thing is, you have to check your eyesight. If it is normal, then this problem is because of some allergy or maybe because of the heat. Sore eye means eyes become dry and red because of less lubrication (less production of tears). I recommend the following pro...  Read Full »

How can I get cured from dry eyes?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 42 years old male living in a cold place. My weight is 78 kg and my height is 5 feet 6 inches. I am suffering from a dry eye problem for about ten years now and I have nearsightedness. My eyes are very sensitive to lights. So, I use dark spectacles when I go outside and normal trans...  Read Full »

Dr. Asha Barboza

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Dry eye syndrome is a very common issue during these days as you live in a cold place. Vision problems are common at the age of forty. You have not mentioned whether your visual issues are far or near. Presbyopia often sets in around the ag...  Read Full »

Is Sjogren's syndrome the only cause for having dry eyes and dry mouth?

Query: Hello Doctor, I am a 20 year old male with no history of autoimmune diseases in my family. However, I have been experiencing dry eyes and dry mouth for around 4 months and can't seem to find the cause. The dry eyes and mouth are not present everyday and it is not occurring together. Recently, I als...  Read Full »

Dr. Reinhard Spyra


Answer: Hello Welcome to icliniq. I'm happy to answer your query with a background of 40 years in Rheumatology. Please be aware that this is for information/education and doesn't replace the privileged patient-doctor relationship. The provided results so far are not sufficient to establish a diagnosis. In...  Read Full »

I am unable to open my eyes without lubricant. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,My right eye does not feel normal. Without lubrication, I cannot open my eye in the morning, and when I blink, I feel sensitivity in the eye. I am currently using Xl-ha eye gel.  Read Full »

Dr. Hussein Ayoub

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you have diagnosed yourself. You have a dry eye, usually accompanied by an allergy. Please send me a clear picture of both your eyes, and I will send you the treatment.  Read Full »

Why do I have trouble focusing on the test for a long duration?

Query: I have had a continuous light pressure in my left eye for a few weeks. It comes and goes. It seems to cause me to have trouble focusing on text for long periods of time and I have been waking up with dry eyes.  Read Full »

Dr. Asha Barboza

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Thanks for writing in. There are a few possibilities, assuming the problem is in only one eye? One is latent hypermetropia. This can cause problems focusing on near activities and can cause some amount of strain on the eye as your eye tries to focus. This can be determined by cycloplegic ref...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have burning eyes after Lasik?

Query: Hi doctor, I had LASIK done for my eyes two months back. My vision is all right but, I feel a burning sensation at the corners of the eyes (corners from where tear comes). After 20 days of LASIK, (back then) whenever I put any eye drops my eyes started burning. Due to the burning sensation, my eyes ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anand

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. LASIK when it is done, corneal nerves will be cut. These corneal nerves take several months to regenerate. This can lead to continuous dryness and irritation in the eyes. Eyes also become hypersensitive. Systane ultra is artificial tear eye drops which is a substitute g...  Read Full »

How is dryness in and around eyes treated?

Query: I am suffering from dryness in and around eyes since last 8 months. Consulted different doctors but there’s no improvement i feel. The skin around eyes and eyelids appear quite dry and scaly. There’s foreign body sensation in my eyes all the time. I have tried so many eye drops but there...  Read Full »

Dr. Asha Barboza

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Thanks for writing in. I understand you are concerned about your long standing dry eye issue and I gather that there's dryness of the skin around the eyes too. Dryness of the eyes is a common problem these days but there are certain systemic conditions that can be associated with moderate to...  Read Full »

How are dry eyes treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I spend nine hours daily in front of a computer for the last five years. I have developed dry eye problem before two years and consulted a doctor. The doctor suggested Omega 369 tablets (Fultos 369) for 15 days and an eye drop (Softdrops) daily. The dry eye problem cured after taking tabl...  Read Full »

Dr. Shikha

General Practitioner, Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all complete the duration of treatment with Osmega capsule (Omega-3 fatty acid) for three months continuously on once a day basis. Eye drop that you are using is a lubricant eye drop, which you can use it as long. Lubricant eye drops as such have no side effec...  Read Full »

Are anti-glare glasses be helpful to prevent eye damage from prolonged screen exposure?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old female, and I study computer science. I spend about ten hours in front of multiple screens. Do anti-glare glasses work? How can I prevent eye damage from prolonged screen exposure? I have a fairly regular sleep schedule and get atleast seven hours of sleep and currentl...  Read Full »

Dr. Asha Barboza

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in. When anti-glare glasses were first invented, the CRT (cathode-ray tube) monitors were the type of computer screens used back in the day. Nowadays, PCs (personnel computers) and laptops have LCD (liquid crystal display) screens, which are ergon...  Read Full »

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