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Causes of Dry Eye

List of causes of Dry Eye

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Dry Eye) that could possibly cause Dry Eye includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Dry eye

Causes of Dry Eye (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Dry Eye that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Dry Eye Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender Profile of Dry Eye: Dry eye is more common in women, especially after menopause. (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI) ...more »

Dry Eye: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Dry Eye, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Dry Eye:

Dry Eye: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Dry Eye: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Dry Eye as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Dry Eye as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Dry Eye. Our database lists the following as having Dry Eye as a complication of that condition:

Dry Eye as a symptom:

Conditions listing Dry Eye as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Dry Eye. Our database lists the following as having Dry Eye as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Dry Eye:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Dry Eye as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Related information on causes of Dry Eye:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Dry Eye may be found in:


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