What Is Chronic Dry Eye Syndrome?

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What is chronic dry eye syndrome?

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Dry eye syndrome (DES), also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), is the condition of having dry eyes.Its symptoms include redness,irritation,discharge, and easily fatigued eyes. And it may also cause blurred vision.Chronic dry eye syndrome is a kind of dry eye syndrome, it will last for a long time and do harm to your eyes gradually.

Chronic dry eye needs continuous therapy,it is characterized by decreased tear production caused by eye inflammation or other eye diseases. Over time chronic dry eyes may make you eyes more vulnerable to infection,damage the surface of your eyes and even affect your vision.

Since chronic dry eye lasts for a long term, you need use eyedrops to keep your eyes well-lubricated even when them feel fine.

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