Did you know that blinking helps prevent dry eyes?
The most frequent complaint to eye doctors is dry eyes, known as aqueous insufficiency, meibomian gland dysfunction, or dry eye syndrome. Twenty-five percent of patients who visit ophthalmic clinics report symptoms of dry eye, making it a growing public health problem and one of the most common conditions seen by eye care practitioners.1
As we age we are more likely to experience dry eye: 2.7% in people aged 18-34, but 18.6% over 75 years old. Women are twice as likely to suffer from dry eye as men. 2 Continue reading “Blinking – Key for Dry Eyes, Tired Eyes”