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

Dry eyes occur when your eyes don’t produce enough tears, or they produce tears that can’t effectively keep your eyes moist. Tears are needed to help keep enough moisture in your eyes.  Read more

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


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

Dehydration takes place when your body loses more fluid than you drink. The most common cause of water loss from the body is excessive sweating.

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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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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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