• Findings validate link between environmental factors, dry eye

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Dry eye signs and symptoms worsened in the presence of a high pollen count, high wind speed low humidity and high pollution, according to a study presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting.
    Researchers analyzed a subset of data from the Dry Eye Assessment and Management study to evaluate the association between dry eye signs and symptoms and a variety of environmental factors.
    Participants included 535 adults with moderate to severe dry eye. They completed the Ocular Surface Disease Index , Brief Ocular Discomfort Index , conjunctival lissamine
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