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How is increasing eye moisture used to treat Sjögren's syndrome?

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Artificial tears are the main treatment for dry eyes, and a wide variety of products are available. You need to use artificial tears regularly and more often in dry environmental conditions such as on airplanes, in air-conditioned buildings, and on windy days. While artificial tears are helpful, they often do not last long enough. Thicker preparations are available that last longer. These often are used at bedtime because they sometimes cause blurry vision.

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Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation.

MedlinePlus: "Sjogren's Syndrome."

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on September 25, 2018

SOURCES:

Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation.

MedlinePlus: "Sjogren's Syndrome."

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on September 25, 2018

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