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Evaporative Dry Eye

July 11, 2016 | Leave a response

Dry, sandy eyes, blurred vision, constantly blinking to remove a speck of dust that isn’t really there. Does this sound like you? If you suffer from evaporative dry eye, you may have resigned yourself to a life of drops and discomfort, but there is a much better solution. First, to understand what is causing your dry eyes, you have to understand a bit about what tears are made of. Tears are comprised of a mucus layer that coats the surface of the cornea and makes the fluid tears adhere to the eye. The next layer is composed of water and oil (who said they don’t mix?). The oil lubricates your eyes and helps to prevent your tears from evaporating when ...

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