Experts attribute the causes of dry eyes to several factors, including hormones, problems with tear production due to a medical condition, age, damage to the tear glands and even some types of eye surgery. Dry eyes can a... More »

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Dry eyes are primarily caused by an insufficient production of tears, as stated by Mayo Clinic. The condition is common among the elderly, in post-menopausal women, those with certain medical conditions, people who under... More »

Dry eye syndrome is an eye condition where not enough tears dispense to nourish and lubricate the eye, according to the American Optometric Association. Individuals with dry eye syndrome exhibit poor quality of tears or ... More »

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Treatments for severe dry eyes include taking certain prescription medications, such as anti-inflammatory drugs and drugs that increase the production of tears, unblocking tear glands and using special contact lenses, ac... More »

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Dry eyes are primarily caused by an insufficient production of tears, as stated by Mayo Clinic. The condition is common among the elderly, in post-menopausal women, those with certain medical conditions, people who under... More »

The exact cause of macular degeneration is not known though there are several known risk factors including advanced age, family history of the condition and poor diet, according to Mayo Clinic. Obesity, cardiovascular di... More »

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Remedies for dry eyes include using over-the-counter artificial tears, taking omega-3 supplements and applying a warm compress to the eyes, says Fox News. Artificial tears are best for everyday use. They do not blur visi... More »

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