Dry eye that occurs when tears aren’t able to provide adequate moisture either by quantity or by quality.
Risk of acquiring this condition increases with age, computer work, video games. It’s also seen more commonly among post-menopausal women, diabetic and thyroid disease.
The eye may become dry, red and inflamed. The main symptoms are discomfort and sensitivity to light.
To diagnose the degree of dryness various test have been deviced such as schirmer test, dye test, mapping of precorneal film, meibomoimetry. However our eye care centre have developed and published the work in the important for journal on humidity and thermametry to classify and detect the dry eye stage.
preventive and curative treatment is instituted in these cases.