Aging: A Predisposition to Dry Eyes

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Sharma, Anushree ; Hindman, Holly B. (2014)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Journal of Ophthalmology, volume 2,014 (issn: 2090-004X, eissn: 2090-0058)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2014/781683, pmc: PMC4150485
  • Subject: RE1-994 | Review Article | Ophthalmology | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: eye diseases | genetic structures | sense organs

Dry eye syndrome is a disease of the ocular surface and tear film that is prevalent in older adults. Even though the degree of visual acuity loss in dry eye patients is commonly mild-to-moderate, in the aging population, this minimal change in visual status can lead to ... View more
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