The National Institutes of Health acknowledge that a large percentage of patients complain about eye itchiness and dryness. Their symptoms usually become worse, leading them to see their eye doctors for relief. Eye care providers tend to look for the root cause of the dryness and itchiness. Solutions provide either short-term or long-term results. If you are currently looking for dry and itchy eye relief, here’s what you should know.
Our sight is one of our most valuable senses, but many people don’t realize the potential threat to them that comes from simply being outside. Wearing protective eyewear may be obvious when carrying out jobs like welding or woodworking, but regularly exposing our eyes to UV light can be just as harmful to the health of our eyes and our vision.
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Glaucoma is a progressive disease that damages the optic nerve in the eye. This normally happens when excess fluid builds up in the eye, increasing the intraocular pressure (IOP). While there is not a cure for glaucoma, treatment can slow or prevent the progression. If you have glaucoma and fail to treat it, it could eventually cause blindness.