Medical Related Dry Eye Causes | Shinagawa Blog

Medical Related Dry Eye Causes

In addition to environmental factors that contribute to Chronic Dry Eye symptoms, there are various diseases, medications, or medical procedures that can cause Dry Eye symptoms.

If you are experiencing any of the below medical conditions or receiving any of these treatments, you should discuss with an experienced eye doctor to get to the root cause of your Dry Eye symptoms.

The following are common conditions or treatments that can lead to chronic Dry Eye Symptoms:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogren’s syndrome, thyroid disease, and lupus
  • Medicines such as beta-blockers, antihistamines, diuretics, and anxiety medications
  • Refractive surgery such as LASIK surgery
  • Various prescription and non-prescription medications
  • Swollen, red irritated eyelids, commonly referred to as Blepharitis
  • Out-turning of the eyelids (ectropion) and in-turning of the eyelids (entropion)
  • Contact lens use for long periods of time

Don’t take your Dry Eye symptoms for granted as they may cause further damage to your eyes and vision.

Whatever the cause and symptoms of your dry eye may be, it is important for you to take action.

We can take care of your dry eye problems at our flagship Shinagawa BGC branch. Call our Patient Care Lines: (+632) 7-368 5238 | (+63) 917 862 7454 | (+63) 921 217 0517 for inquiries and appointments.

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