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6 Conditions That Cause Dry Eyes

Author: External Author | | Categories: Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment

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Most of us have experienced the feeling of dry eyes at some point. A question many doctors hear often in the examination room is, “What causes my eyes to be so dry?” Dry eye can be caused by a breakdown or a destabilization in the tear film. Our tears are actually quite complicated and are composed of many things including minerals, proteins, natural antibiotics, and a host of other chemicals in addition to water, mucus, and oil. 

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Original Article Source Credits:   Verywell Health , https://www.verywellhealth.com/

Article Written By:  Troy Bedinghaus, OD

Original Article Posted on:  May 25, 2020

Link to Original Article:  https://www.verywellhealth.com/six-conditions-that-cause-dry-eyes-3422113



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