Can People with Dry Eyes Wear Contact Lenses?

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People with dry eyes can still wear contacts lenses that are suitable for their eyes.Dry eye, also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) is the condition of having dry eyes.It is characterized by decreased tear production caused by eye inflammation or other eye diseases.Its other symptoms include redness,irritation,discharge, and easily fatigued eyes. And it may also cause blurred vision. People who have dry eyes can wear soft contact lenses which are made from a special type of plastic mixed with water.The water will make the lenses more comfortable, and will lessen dry eyes. Besides,daily disposable contact lenses are also suitable for people who have dry eyes. People wear them only for a day and then throw away which will reduce the risk of eyes inflammation. Keyeords:contact lenses dry eyes;dry eyes contact lenses