It basically refers to a condition in which your eyes become dry. This causes reduction in lubrication, as a result of which your eyes will become red and itchy, vision gets blurred and eyes start to ache. It may also cause the feeling of some foreign body or dust present in your eyes. Tears help in keeping our eyes clean. It consists of oil, water and mucus. Dryness of the eyes is basically caused by the imbalance in the production of tears.

Dry eyes can be caused due to certain factors such as asthma, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, thyroid disease, LASIK surgery, glaucoma or as ...