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Nearsightedness or myopia is a growing problem in America. This condition starts in childhood. The child’s eyeballs grow too long, causing a refractive error that causes the child to see only close objects, but those in the distance appear blurry. The lifestyle, family history, or both cause myopia.
Dry eyes are one of the most common eye problems, yet many people who suffer from the condition will never know that they are affected. This is because in many cases, the symptoms improve without professional assistance. However, there is a small percentage of patients who experience chronic dry eye and the effects of the condition have a detrimental effect on their day to day activities, and even their quality of life.