Dry eye syndrome occurs when the eyes are no longer adequately lubricated. This can happen for a number of different reasons. It may be that the glands responsible for producing tear film are no longer working effectively, or that the tear film is draining too quickly. It can even occur when the different substances that make up tear film (oil, water, and protein) aren’t perfectly balanced, meaning that there is too much or too little of a particular element.
If you are suffering from chronic dry eye syndrome, you may experience any or a combination of the following symptoms:
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