Winter Eyes

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While there may be snow on the ground, ice on the roads, and sleet in the air, the overall humidity is low this time of year; low humidity along with heat, from space heaters to heat pumps to a roaring fire in the fire place, can cause or worsen dry eye symptoms.   Dry eye syndrome, also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca, is a common condition with a wide array of symptoms.  People with dry eyes often describe feeling like their eyes are “tired.”  Other symptoms include burning, redness, … [Read more...]