Stop looking it up on Web MD, you’re not dying. Keratoconjuctivitis Sicca (KCS) is a big expensive word for dry eye disease (DES). This is typically caused by tears evaporating too quickly and/or you’re not producing enough tears. So if you work on computers all day, you have dry eyes. If you work near the air conditioner or heater, you’ll have dry eye. If your so into this blog and you’re not blinking as you read it, YOU HAVE DRY EYE.
KCS/DES is the most one of the most common eye disease. Symptoms include but not limited to; blurred vision, photophobia (light sensitivity), discharge, foreign-body sensation, burning, irritation, and excessive tearing.
Lucky us, there’s a treatment for that. Although progress from treatment can sometimes feel long, it does pay off. If you’ve visited your local favorite drug store lately, you’ve notice the plethora of eye drops available to you. Unfortunately, there is no magic cure all eye drop that works on everyone. The key is using the right one for you. With the help of an optometrist who’s well verse in treatment for KCS, you’ll be on the path of better comfort and better vision.