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Side Effect: Dry eye

What is Dry eye?

Dry eye is an ocular surface disease characterized by an insufficient amount or quality of the oily component of the tear film, resulting in discomfort, visual disturbance, and ocular surface damage.

What does Dry eye look like?

Common symptoms of dry eye include burning, itching, tearing, redness, blurred vision, and a gritty sensation in the eyes.

Who gets Dry eye?

How to prevent Dry eye

How to treat Dry eye


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Created: May 19, 2024 Updated: May 19, 2024