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The trehalose molecule, known for its protective, lubricating and hydrating properties, is a natural sugar with membrane stabilising and protective properties, preventing protein denaturation and lipid degradation. In this article, find out all there is to know about trehalose, its definition, properties and uses.
Dry eye, also known as dry eye syndrome, is a chronic irritation of the ocular surface as a result of anomalies in tear quantity and/or composition.
The symptoms of dry eye are not specific and may also be encountered during allergies or eye infections...
Certain circumstances are accompanied by a reduction in the production of tears. Others promote the evaporation of tears1 in particular inflammation, which can damage the Meibomian glands and mucus cells.
If you have symptoms on the ocular surface, it is essential to consult an ophthalmologist who is the only person who can make the diagnosis by using specific tests and who will prescribe the best treatment.
Due to your profession, you find yourself obliged to spend several hours in front of your computer screen. Lately, you have been feeling a tingling sensation in the eyes. Your eyes water, your vision clouds, becoming blurred at times, and you rub your eyes unnaturally. These events may be related to prolonged exposure to your screen. You probably suffer from what doctors call "the dry eye syndrome".