Are Dry Eyes, Birth Control Pill Use & Contact Lenses Related?

What does having dry eyes have to do with wearing contact lenses and birth control pills? As it turns out there is a relationship between dry eye symptoms in woman using oral contraceptives who wear contact lenses. Adidas Gazelle Soldes A study published in Cornea examined the relationship between oral contraceptive pill (OCP) use, contact lens wear and dry eye signs and symptoms in healthy young women. Adidas Zx pas cher air jordan 11 As it turned out, there were no differences in dry eyes between the phases of the menstrual cycle and no evidence that tear osmolarity-or saltiness-was affected by OCP or contact lens use in the young women. However, the study found that the combination of OCP use and contact lens wear together may increase the severity of dry eye symptoms.

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