Ophthalmology

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Relief for dry eyes

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Since the beginning of winter, my eyes feel dry and scratchy. I can no longer wear contacts because my eyes burn and sting, and are watery. How can my eyes be dry and watery at the same time, and what can ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Low vitamin D tied to dry eye syndromes

(HealthDay)—Patients with vitamin D deficiency should be evaluated for dry eye syndromes, according to a study published online Aug. 13 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Despite burden, Sjogren's syndrome may not impede function

People living with Sjögren's syndrome, an autoimmune disorder characterized by dry eyes and dry mouth, appear to function at a level comparable to their healthier peers, according to a cross-sectional study published online ...

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