Posts Tagged ‘menopause’

New Education about Menopause and Dry Eye

Laurie Barber, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Arkansas, talks with Sharon Kleyne about Dry Eye and Menopause.
Dr. Barber practices in all areas of ophthalmology but does research on corneal inflammation, which can be caused by dry eye. There is no skin over the cornea and it is protected only by [...]

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Dry Eye Syndrome in Women Post Menopause

Dry eye syndrome is quickly becoming the #1 complaint for eye doctor visits. According to opthamologist and researcher Dr. Ilene Gipson, two-thirds of dry eye syndrome sufferers are women, and beyond that, a high percentage of them are peri-menopausal or post-menopausal.
While environmental factors, stress, and lifestyle can contribute to the high percentage of dry eye [...]

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