Glaucoma and dry eye disease are conditions that have correlation but no causation. Glaucoma does not cause dry eye but these conditions often appear together... The medications used to treat glaucoma are commonly implemented as a toxic cause mild-to-moderate even severe dry eyes.
If you are currently using standard glaucoma medications then there is a very good chance that you also have dry eye issues. What can you do?
Fake or counterfeit eye-related products such as eye drops and vitamins are a relatively new phenomenon. This is dangerous not only because the content is now unknown but patients that are not receiving a proper supplement will have increased risk of vision loss. Imitation product creeps into the market though three channels... Read more
I have been seeing patients for eye care for 25 years. Over that time there has been much more formal definition and diagnostics for dry eye... there have been many new innovative products to treat dry eye...
How much Omega 3 should I take for dry eye?
Simple question but the answer is a bit complex. Omega 3 supplements vary widely in their potency.