Dry Eyes is a very common eye condition that affects millions of people. The main factor that causes dry eyes is a deficiency in the quantity or the quality of the tears. A deficiency in any of the tear film layers can also lead to dry eyes.Dry eyes is also a temporarily side effect induced by a Lasik eye surgery. Sometimes if the Dry Eyes after lasik are severe, your eye sight may become blurry due to the tear film instability.
Luckily, nearly all Dry Eyes symptoms after lasik are temporary and gradually diminish over time until they end within a few months of having your lasik surgery. Pre-existing dry eyes needs to be treated before considering a lasik surgery or you may be excluded as a candidate. Do not forget to discuss any dry eye problems - before or after surgery - with your doctor.