Common Causes of Dry Eyes

Posted by Dr. Danny P. Malone on Mar 23, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Dry eyes can be a temporary or chronic condition. It happens when you don’t have sufficient tears to lubricate the eyes and the eyelid. It can also be due to poorly made tears. Without the cleansing and lubrication of tears, you may experience a feeling of grit or debris in your eyes, blurred vision, tired eyes, and sensitivity to light.

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Topics: dry eyes, arthritis, diabetes

Do Dry Eyes Point to Arthritis, Diabetes, or Other Health Risks?

Posted by Dr. Danny P. Malone on Mar 16, 2016 8:30:00 AM

I really like the quote: “The eye is like a microcosm of the entire body within a small little ball.” This quote is from Dr. Sunir J. Garg in the article “6 Ways Arthritis Can Affect Your Eyes on the Arthritis Foundation website. 

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Topics: arthritis, diabetes, dry eye