Menopause, Hormonal Changes And Dry Eye
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Marguerite McDonald MD, FAAO - Director, Corneal Services and Ocular Disease Research, Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island, NY, and Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO, join the Balancing Act to discuss dry eye and menopause. Dry eye is an affliction not normally associated with menopause, but many women suffer the itchiness and inflammation of the eyes as a result of hormone changes in the body. Karpecki details exactly how hormonal imbalances affect tear production during menopause, resulting in dry eye disease. Also, solutions are mentioned to help women to control dry eye.