Dry eye syndrome means your eyes do not produce enough tear film. It is this natural film that keeps your eyes lubricated and comfortable, and contributes to clear vision. In Mobile, Alabama, Dr. Chris Walton offers a wide range of ophthalmological services, including dry eye treatment.
Dr. Walton focuses his practice on providing LASIK surgery. Although temporary dry eye is a possible risk of LASIK, Dr. Walton knows how to evaluate your candidacy and your individual risk of dry eye. Read below to get more information about this condition and what you can do.
1. There are many possible causes of dry eye.
Some of the most common reasons for eye dryness include:
- Wearing contact lenses
- Advanced dry eye disease
- LASIK surgery temporary side effects
- Certain medications
- Certain underlying diseases...