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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Query: Hello doctor, I am a student. My friends and I get eye strain including dryness and redness very frequently these days, maybe because we are studying industrial design and using computers for a long time. I searched online about eye exercises or some relaxing methods for the eyes. But I am a little ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Prolonged work on a laptop, TV, or mobile phone can cause computer vision syndrome (CVS). Computer vision syndrome is a condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer or other display device for uninterrupted ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,I have a problem with dry eyes, mouth, and vagina. I cannot cry because there is no tear production. I also have episcleritis in my right eye. Now I am afraid that I have Sjogren's syndrome. The other thing that is even worse is I cannot tolerate any antibiotics. I discovered that when ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Please do not panic. Yes, this can be an autoimmune disease. In fact, as there are dry mouth and dry eyes, the clinical diagnosis is Sjogren's disease as you mentioned which is an autoimmune disease. Sjogren's disease is basically of two types, primary where there is no ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am having dry eyes problem since last four years due to regular eight hours computer use. There is burning also sometimes and reading puts stress on eyes. I consulted a doctor and started using Softdrops daily three to four times before computer use, and taking Retinox tablets period... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are suggestive of dry eyes (computer vision syndrome). There is no permanent cure for dryness. Power on both your eyes is negligible (attachment removed to protect patient identity). In my opinion, if there is no headache then you can avoid these glasse... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, About two years ago, I did LASIK surgery to correct my short-sightedness. I recovered from it and have a normal vision now. The trouble note is my eyes get dry soon. And sometimes, when I wake up, I cannot even open my eyes as it is too dry, and I need to keep them closed until it wate... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry, but there is no permanent treatment or cure for dry eyes, but yes with treatment, your life will become comfortable. To treat dry eyes, we need to find the type and severity of dry eyes. The type of dry eyes is established by the clinical examination of the... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am having dry eye problems since the last three years due to heavy computer usage. The eyes feel dry, and sometimes there is burning. Reading strains my eyes. I take Omega 369 tablets when this problem occurs, and then I would be alright for 15 to 30 days. But, it would resurface aft... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no permanent treatment for dry eyes. Take a break after every hour of computer work. Blink a lot. Apply cold compresses.Use anti-glare glasses. Use lubricating eyedrop frequently like refresh tears. You may use either Omega-3 fatty acid or its combination. O... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33 year old male. I have dry eyes and irritation since the last five years, especially when I wake up in the mornings. I consulted with an eye care specialist, but they found nothing wrong. My sugar levels were checked five times, and it came back normal all the times, except fo... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Dryness of the eyes is a very common condition these days due to excessive use of mobile phones, television, and laptop. There is no permanent treatment for dryness. It may be normal if it persists for a few days. But, it might continue for a longer time, due to a ch... Read Full »