Dry Eye Interesting Facts
- Dry eye syndrome is much more common in cities with higher levels of air pollution, such as Miami, New York, and Los Angles. Dry eye syndrome also increased by 13% in higher altitude areas.
- Over 75% of women and 60% of men who regularly work at a computer experience dry eye syndrome.
- Dry eye sufferers read more slowly – reading speed decreases as the severity of dry eye increases.