Did you know that there are specific reasons why you might be experiencing dryness in your eyes? Eye dryness is a common cause of eye pain and itchiness, yet many people are unaware of its causes.
In this article, we will examine some of the reasons behind eye dryness, as outlined in a publication by the NHS. Sit back and learn something new while enjoying this article.
What Causes Eye Dryness?
Research has shown that certain factors can cause eyes to become dry easily and persistently. Some of these factors include:
1. Spending extended periods of time looking at phone or computer screens can cause eye dryness. This is a serious side effect that should not be overlooked as it can lead to eye strain and vision problems later in life. It is recommended that individuals wear protective glasses and use caution when staring at screens.
2. If you are over 50 years old, this could also be a factor in your eye dryness. As you age, it is advisable to have artificial tears on hand.
3. Spending time in air-conditioned or hot environments can lead to unusual or persistent eye dryness.
4. According to healthline Smoking cigarettes or consuming excessive amounts of alcohol can also cause unusual eye dryness. These habits can also have negative effects on overall eye health and are major causes of eye dryness.
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