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Research Uncovers Link between Dehydration and Dry Eye

“We found this informative article published by the Boston Foundation for Sight about Dry Eyes that we would like to share with you. If you are suffering from Dry Eyes contact The Rohr Eye and Laser Center today”

iStock_000011414113MediumArticle Courtesy of: The Boston Foundation for Sight

One of the most common reasons that people visit an eye care professional is dry eye. Dry eye syndrome has many varied causes, including the body not producing enough tears, tear production that lacks enough oily or mucous components, eye surgery complications, or systemic illness that affects the eyes.

Although BostonSight® PROSE treatment helps many patients overcome the painful symptoms that result from moderate to severe dry eye, home care also helps promote comfort in conjunction with PROSE treatment. Drinking plenty of fluids is often recommended and seems to be a rather simplistic solution for dry eye. Does staying hydrated really have an impact on dry eye? New research finally answers this question.  Continue reading Research Uncovers Link between Dehydration and Dry Eye