When you have severe fluctuations causing an imbalance in tear secretion and flow, you are prone to develop dry eyes. As a result, you may have trouble producing sufficient tears. In some instances, your eyes may make tears but with a reduction in quality. Dry eyes can be problematic, reducing your ability to see your surroundings, with a lower tendency of keeping your eyes clear and free from harmful surface matter. Dr. Iftikhar Chaudhry in Hamilton can help you restore better quality and quantity to the fluid in your eyes.
For proper diagnosis, several factors can place you at a higher risk of developing dry eyes:
1. Your Age
Your eye meibomian gland function reduces as you age. With reduced … Read the rest