Dry eyes syndrome affects between 1 and 4 million Americans. When a person has dry eyes syndrome, their eyes do not make enough tears to keep the eyeball properly lubricated. Keratitis sicca is a form of dry eyes. As people age, tear production often slows down. They may experience a burning sensation or the feeling [...]
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Sjogren’s syndrome symptoms were first described by a Swedish doctor Henrik Sjogren in 1933 but still remain one of the most challenging illnesses to diagnose and treat. Sjogren’s syndrome symptoms currently affect around 4,000,000 Americans, mostly women of all ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
Sicca syndrome takes its name from Latin word “sicca”, meaning dryness. Sicca syndrome is described by uncomfortable burning, itching and gritty sensations present in the eyes affected by dry eyes syndrome. Dry eyes syndrome accompanied by dry lips and mouth are the classical Sjogren’s syndrome symptoms that are caused by patient’s own immune system attacking [...]