Do you know what dry eye disease is? Why do you get dry eye disease? Let's learn about it together,
The cause of dry eye: dry eye refers to dry eye, also known as dry eye disease. It is not a single disease, but a group of diseases caused by several completely different causes and characterized by dry eye and less tears.
The clinical manifestation of dry eye: keratitis of palpebral fissure. The tear film rupture time of this disease is shortened, can cause filamentous keratitis, keratoconjunctivitis, the performance of the edge of the eyelid tear reduction. Schirmer's test showed that the amount of tears decreased. This disease is often manifested as an idiopathic disease in the elderly, but most of it is common in some ocular manifestations of Sjogrens syndrome, including dry mouth, dry eye and arthritis. It can also occur in many autoimmune diseases and systemic diseases, such as sarcomas and waldenstroms macroglobulinemia. The treatment is to use artificial tears instead. In severe patients, wear protective glasses or block the tear spots.