Do you use your computer for hours at a time? Do you own a smartphone, tablet, or Ebook reader? Do you have a long drive to work?
If your answer is ‘yes’ to any of the above, the chance is high that you may unknowingly suffer from dry eye. Gazing at a screen, reading, and driving are activities that many of us do in our daily lives, and these same activities contribute to dry eye. As a dry eye sufferer myself, it has become my passion to educate and inform the public about this often misunderstood disease.
Dry eye cases have increased to epidemic proportions in recent years. Yet there is good news as well: the latest research holds the key to preventing and curing dry eye for good, and transcends conventional methods.
I believe dry eye is a lifestyle disorder. Humans have been using web-based devices, exercising less, overeating, experiencing excess stress, etc., and COVID-19 actually aggravated this direction for humans, which I believe, increased a lot of lifestyle disorders such as obesity, diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure, depression, and of course, dry eye. Especially in this new era, we have to combat the sudden lifestyle changes occurring now