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Many people do not realize that one type of contact lenses will not fit everyone. There are many reasons why different people need different types of contact lenses. Some people even need lenses shaped to fit their unique eye shape. Others may have a particular vision problem that requires specialized lenses.
People don’t really give much thought to their eye health until they start having vision problems. Sadly, some eye diseases have mild to no symptoms in their early stages. You might not be aware that your vision has already changed as years go by. Some of these can impact the way you see, or worse, even result in permanent visual impairment or blindness. The good news is that even simple precautionary steps can help prevent the onset or slow down the progression of an eye condition. Here are 10 tips that can help save your vision.
Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common ocular problems affecting 11 to 12 percent of the population. Individuals most at risk are adults older than 50 years, particularly women and contact lens wearers. The causes can be generalized to insufficient tears, mucins, and lipids to lubricate the eyes.
Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common of all eye conditions. Our eyes rely on a sufficient amount of tear film in order to stay healthy and be able to move comfortably. Tear film provides lubrication, reduce the risk of eye infections, wash away any microorganisms and keep the surface of the eye smooth.