Posted by: bescothealthcare | November 21, 2014

Connection between Dry Eyes and Menopause

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In a study sponsored by the Society for Women’s Health Research, revealed that 62 percent of menopausal and peri-menopausal women reported that they experience dry eye symptoms. Yet, only 16 percent of the women experiencing dry eye symptoms knew that dry eye is linked to menopause. The survey, conducted in March, polled 304 women in menopause and peri-menopause, the period when the hormonal changes of menopause begin to occur.

“Dry eye isn’t just a necessary evil of growing older,” said Phyllis E.
Greenberger, MSW, President and CEO, Society for Women’s Health Research. “For many women, dry eye is related to the changing hormone levels of menopause just as much as hot flashes, depression, insomnia and vaginal dryness.”

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