Women could adopt various measures if they are concerned about the prospect of experiencing dry eye syndrome, it has been highlighted.
According to Prevent Blindness America, those hoping to deal with this condition could avoid things like cigarette smoke and hair dryers, while irritated eyes could also be soothed with the help of warm cloths.
In addition to these tips, the organisation noted that harsh soaps should be avoided by females who are concerned about dry eye syndrome, and humidifiers may additionally prove useful.
Women in Ophthalmology president Lynn K Gordon commented: "It is imperative that women of every age make an appointment with their eye doctor as soon as possible to ensure that they are protecting their vision for the future."
by Emily Tait