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A 17-year-old male asked:

Can severe dry eyes and eye strain cause fatigue?

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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Absolutely!: Dry eyes can cause fatigue, but more importantly, dry eyes may be a manifestation of rheumatologic diseases such as arthritis, lupus and others.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: Yes. Dry eye and eye strain can cause fatigue. Try frequent artificial tears and taking short breaks as needed.

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