Dry Eyes: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention
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What causes dry eyes? 6 possible conditions

Dry eyes happen when your eyes don’t produce enough tears to keep your eyes moist. Learn about the causes and treatment. Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Dry Eye Syndrome

There are a lot of conditions and medications that can cause dry eye syndrome. Read about the causes and treatment options.

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2

Bell’s Palsy

Bell's palsy causes a temporary weakness or paralysis of the facial muscles. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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3

Sjogren's Syndrome

Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that primarily affects salivary and lacrimal glands. Read about signs and symptoms.

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4

Dehydration

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Dehydration takes place when your body loses more fluid than you drink. Learn about signs and prevention.

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5

Pterygium

A pterygium is a growth on the conjunctiva or mucous membrane that covers the white part of your eye. These growths usually don't require treatment.

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6

The War of Cells: Graft vs. Host Disease

Graft vs. Host Disease (GvHD) is a reaction that develops after a bone marrow transplant when the donor and the recipient are different people.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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