Dry Eye Syndromes

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Dry Eye Syndromes

Synonym(s) - Syndrome, Dry Eye

Definition: Corneal and conjunctival dryness due to deficient tear production, predominantly in menopausal and post-menopausal women. Filamentary keratitis or erosion of the conjunctival and corneal epithelium may be caused by these disorders. Sensation of the presence of a foreign body in the eye and burning of the eyes may occur.

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