The Dry Eye is also referred to as the Sicca syndrome and describes various symptoms, such as:
Dry Eye affects approximately 20% of all people, which translates to around 2 billion people worldwide.
At the Nymphenburger Höfe Eye Center, we offer you the most advanced options in the treatment of Dry Eye.
The most common causes of dry eyes are age, medications, hormonal changes, conditions such as diabetes, rheumatism, etc., and environmental factors such as dry air, pollution, computer work, mites (Demodex), and many more.
For a comprehensive examination & diagnosis of your Dry Eyes, as well as for individualized treatment of your eyes, you can reach us at 089-18 35 11 or via email at email@example.com.
Dry eye cannot be cured, but the symptoms can be alleviated.
Yes, the use of contact lenses can worsen dry eye as they can dry out the eyes. It’s important to change lenses regularly and handle them according to the instructions provided by the optician/optometrist/ophthalmologist.
Yes, untreated dry eyes can lead to more serious eye problems. Chronic dry eye can lead to inflammation, infections, and even damage to the cornea. It can also make the eyes more susceptible to injuries and infections. Therefore, it’s important to consult your eye doctor if you have persistent symptoms of dry eyes to ensure that your eyes are adequately protected and treated.
It’s recommended to have an eye examination at least once a year, especially if you suffer from dry eyes. If your symptoms worsen or you notice new symptoms, it’s advisable to seek out a specialist as soon as possible.