Dry Eye Syndrome is a part of Ageing Process and it may affect our youth also.It is due to lack of lubrication & Moisture on the surface of eyes.
Did someone say that Shedding Tears can be Healthy for our Souls !
Keep eyes moist and there are ways to do so with or without eye drops as claims by Pharma People are Plenty and results are not recorded as no studies have been done on humans yet.
Methyl Cellulose eye drops work on the principal of adding 'Cellulose'as bulk to dry surface of Cornea.
Our Grannies used Honey as a moisturizer for eyes also.
Put a drop of honey in each eye an hour before bath in morning and wash eyes thoroughly with ordinary soap and water.
Dry eyes syndrome is a chronic and typically progressive condition.
Depending on its cause and severity, it may not be completely curable.
But in most cases, dry eyes can be managed successfully, usually resulting in noticeably greater eye comfort, fewer dry eye symptoms, and sometimes sharper vision as well.
Without sounding scary, symptoms can range from mild to severe and continuous if left untreated.
Scarring of the cornea may occur in some cases without treatment.
1) Contact lenses worn for longer periods without giving a break all through the day and night.
Cause is No Oxygen supply to cornea as contact lenses are covering entire cornea.
2) Vitamin A deficiency
5) LASIK surgery
6) Hormone Replacement Therapy
7) Oral Pills
9) Prolonged use of Computers without blinking the eyes
10) Using and Reading on Smartphones in a room minus Light.
There can be unknown causes also but we know about people during their golden years, reading newspapers minus help of spectacles and their general health is also relatively good.
May be it is The Attitude of taking things in Stride and Accept situations as they are.
Grow old gracefully with foods as medicines instead of the other way round.
Stay healthy along with nature,take few supplements as Vitamins .
Exercise, go for walks,avoid pollution,grow more plants and inhale oxygen through fresh leaves of watered plants as dry and dusty plants can make conditions worse( the air around dusty plants carries more dust into our bodies)
Honey should be taken along with lemon juice to get Vitamin C to boost Immunity.
Honey can be applied on face/eyes included.
Do wear Contact Lenses if used to wearing for decades & Use Eye Drops with Methyl Cellulose ( drops may have some placebo effect).
Do Visit an Eye Specialist if vision gets Blurry despite every care taken.