Dry Eyes Affect Reading

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If you have dry eyes it could affect your ability to read.

In Your Health Minute,

Chronic dry eye occurs when the eye fails to produce enough natural tears to stay properly lubricated.

A new Johns Hopkins study of older adults that dry eye slowed a person’s reading rate by up to 0 percent.

People with the condition also had difficulty reading for longer than 30 minutes.

Categories: Ask The Doctor, Dee Armstrong

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