Beware of dropping for dry eyes: Eye drops are only increasing the merge, more use will have to be done with more use
July 22nd 2022, 5:58 am
The 28 -year -old Rishikesh works in a multinational BPO in Gurugram. At the beginning of his career of 6 years, problems like eye irritation, itching started occurring due to continuous time spending time on the laptop screen. The doctor described him as a victim of dry eye disease i.e.id and presented the eye drop. But even after using I drops for 6 years, their problem increased rather than ending. The use of eye drops increased from 4 times a day to 8 times. This story is not just Rishikesh, but every fourth person who spends more time on computer or mobile. Rishikesh and millions of people like him do not know that the eye drop they are using for relief from dry eyes, Preservatives are increasing this disease further. A research conducted at Waterloo University in Canada has revealed the ill effects of prolonged use of these i drops for a long time. Not only this, the use of these drops continuously for a long time can make the disease so serious that you need surgery. Fast computers or laptops are becoming part of every job and the speed on which time is increasing on the mobile screen. It is, at the same speed, cases of dry eye disease in India are also increasing. According to the 2018 report of the Indian Journal of Opthalmology, 32% of people from North India were suffering from dry eyes. Now this figure has increased even more. But negligence in the identification and treatment of this disease can be fatal. Know, what are dry eyes and why are caution in choosing eye drops. Not in the drops… their preservatives do not harm the eyes due to the elements of the icerops used in sedry eyes. But some preservatives are used to prevent bacterial growth in the vials of these drops. These preservatives increase the age of eye drops, but their frequent use causes damage to the cornea membrane ie Tear Film. According to researchers Kairen Walsh and Lindon Jones at the Center for Occupable Research and Education, Waterloo University in Canada, the surface of the cornea is damaged in dry eye disease and at the same time the Tear Film above it also becomes unstable. Due to preservatives, these symptoms do not decrease, but worse. . According to his study, 52% of people use drops to treat eye diseases. While 39% of people only take eye drops for the purpose of eye care. According to experts, if the use of long -drops in healthy eyes for a long time, then the symptoms of dry eye disease will start appearing due to preservatives. Corneal epethillial toxicity… Surgery is the only surgeon Dr. Suresh Pandey says that if the preservatives with preservatives If you continue to use it for a long time, you can be a disease called corneal epethillial toxicity. Although this disease is rare in a healthy person, but due to the preservatives of eye drops, this disease can occur in a long time. Its treatment is possible only through surgery. The market of eye drops is increasing, by 2025, 18 thousand crores. In 2017, the market of drops worldwide was 12.47 thousand crores in 2017. By 2022 it reached 15.66 thousand crores. It is now expected to reach 18.06 thousand crores by 2025. The biggest share in this market is the eye drops associated with dry eye syndrome. According to the study of industryarark, this market is growing in the Asia Pacific sector at the fastest Asia Pacific. All eye drops are easily available without prescription. People often start taking I drop on early symptoms and advice of people of acquaintance. Whereas it is important to know whether the symptoms are really of dry eye disease or there is some other reason. Despite the disease, the doctors say how many times and how many times the drops have to be used. The market also contains eye drops without preservatives, but these shelf life is expensive due to low life. It is better to consult a doctor before starting any eye drop. Copyright © 2022-23 DB corp ltd., All rights reservedthis website following follows the DNPA Code of Ethics.