Chronic Inflammation May Cause Your Dry Eye

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Chronic inflammation may likely cause your dry eye. Dry eye is a common condition that affects about 49 million Americans. According to Google Trends internet searches for “dry eye syndrome” doubled between December 2010 to July 2020. Symptoms of Dry Eye If you suffer from dry eyes you have experienced these common symptoms: Stinging, burning,…

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Nasal Spray Treats Dry Eye

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Last October the FDA approved a nasal spray (Tyrvaya™) to treat the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease. The nasal spray contains a varenicline solution that binds to receptors in the nasal mucosa and activates the trigeminal nerve which in turn promotes tear production. Varenicline taken orally is used to help stop smoking. It…

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