A 41-year-old member asked:
Could dry eyes decrease my vision?
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Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Temporary: When the eyes are dry there is a change in the tear pool over the front which can alter the vision. This is temporary and corrected with treatment of the dryness - usually with lubricating eyedrops. Only if the dryness is profound (eyes always red, irritated and painful) can the vision be affected more permanently.
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Last updated Apr 13, 2014
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