Who suffers from dry eye?
About 344 million people worldwide suffer from dry eye symptoms.1 But these factors can make you more likely to experience chronic dry eye symptoms.2
- Women are more likely to get dry eye
- Hormonal changes, including menopause
Long-term contact lens wear
LASIK or cataract surgeries
Taking certain types of medications
Medical conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, or thyroid problems
1. MarketScope LLC. Dry Eye Products: 2014 Comprehensive Report on the Global Dry Eye Products Market. St. Louis, MO: MarketScope LLC; 2014. 2. http://www.aoa.org/patients-and-public/eye-and-vision-problems/glossary-of-eye-and-vision-conditions/dry-eye?sso=y
What Causes Dry Eye?
There are three ways dry eye symptomscan occur, and a variety of factors thatcan cause symptoms to come on.
What You Can DoAbout Dry Eye?
While there is no cure for dry eye, making these lifestyleand environmental changescan help prevent and relieve symptoms.