• Dogs
  • veterinary eye care, veterinary ophthalmology, bandage lenses for animals, corrective lenses for dogs and cats Acrivet, Inc. is now fully integrated under Bausch + Lomb. (bausch.com)
  • Artificial tears are a part of the topical therapy for keratoconjunctivitis sicca for animals such as dogs, cats and horses. (wikipedia.org)
  • The disease in dogs can affect the lungs and skin, but more commonly the eye and central nervous system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medications
  • With this syndrome, the lacrimal glands produce less lacrimal fluid, which mainly occurs with ageing or certain medications. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many medications or diseases that cause dry eye syndrome can also cause hyposalivation with xerostomia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The symptoms may develop insidiously, with the diagnosis often not considered for several years, because the complaints of sicca may be otherwise attributed to medications, a dry environment, aging, or may be regarded as not of severity warranting the level of investigation necessary to establish the presence of the specific underlying autoimmune disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatments
  • Thus, the investigators hypothesize that the use of these conventional dry eye treatments will improve the eyes' response to a low humidity environment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • You can typically care for your dry eyes at home with over-the-counter drugstore treatments. (healthline.com)
  • The review included eighteen studies, testing punctal plugs of different materials, and comparing them to other treatments for dry eye. (wikipedia.org)
  • precorneal
  • LACRISERT acts to stabilize and thicken the precorneal tear film and prolongs the tear film breakup time which is usually accelerated in patients with dry eye states. (bausch.com)
  • discomfort
  • Others are forced to cope with blurred vision, constant eye discomfort, recurrent mouth infections, swollen parotid glands, dysphonia (vocal disorders including hoarseness), and difficulty in swallowing and eating. (wikipedia.org)
  • eyelashes
  • Eyelashes are hairs attached to the upper and lower eyelids that create a line of defense against dust and other elements to the eye. (wikipedia.org)