Don’t Cry Over Dry Eyes

Between lots of time spent staring at a computer screen or mobile device and the wintry wind and cold air, many people are experiencing dry eyes. “A normal, healthy eye has a healthy tear film that covers the cornea and that allows for comfort and good vision,” said Anne Steiner, MD, director of the North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Ocular Surface Center in Great Neck. “And dry eyes occur when that film isn’t sufficient anymore.”

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