How long do dry eyes last?


Dry eyes are often a chronic condition because once tear production is insufficient, it may never return to normal. The symptoms of dry eyes can generally be managed, though, through medicated eye drops and proper eye care. In some cases, such as when dry eyes develop after LASIK surgery, the effects can be temporary and the eyes can return to normal production of tears.

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Dry Eyes

Dry eyes sting, they are uncomfortable, and they occur for many reasons. Dry indoor air in winter, too much time staring at a computer screen-these are just two of many scenarios that cause dry eyes. It's a disorder created when y...

our eyes don't provide enough tears to moisturize your eyes. Dry eyes are more common in women, and especially in menopause. Some diseases like rheumatoid arthritis cause dry eyes. Artificial tear drops and ointments can help, so can prescription eye drops.

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