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Dry Eyes

If you have gritty, sore eyes, that water regularly then believe it or not you may may have dry eyes! We are all prone to this when looking at our mobile phones or computer screens for a long time, especially in centrally heated or air conditioned places. Age, certain hormonal changes and autoimmune diseases can also cause dry eyes. Windy, cold, dusty or dry conditions can also make the condition worse and smoking can also exacerbate the problem.

For further information on how to treat this condition click here

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Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Meibomian Gland Dysfunction is a common condition especially after the age of 50 years. In this condition the glands in the eyelids become blocked affecting the quality of the tears causing the eyes to feel dry, gritty and the vision to blur.
Treatment involves using hot compresses and lid massage to release the blocked glands for further information click here