New treatment for dry eye in sight

A new, enzyme-based treatment for extremely dry eyes resulted in an early clinical study of an improvement of the complaints. The new treatment could fill a gap as there are currently only two active ingredients against dry eyes, which are not tolerated by all Concerned. Eye drops containing an enzyme…

Health Tip: Treating Dry Eye

— Dry eye syndrome occurs when your eyes do not make enough tears. As adults get older, they are more likely to have medical conditions that trigger dry eye, such as autoimmune diseases, diabetes, stroke and thyroid problems, the AARP says. Certain medications also may affect tear glands’ ability to…