Dry eyes (keratoconjunctivitis sicca) is very common in Singapore. It not only affects the elderly but also young adults. You may be affected by dry eyes due to a combination of factors which includes either a decrease in tear production, increased tear evaporation, or both.
You may experience one or a few of the following symptoms for dry eyes:
You will need to have your eyes assessed to determine the appropriate treatment modalities. Avoid situations or environments that make your dry eyes worse.