Night Protection

Nights present special challenges for many dry eye patients, such as those suffering from:

  • Nocturnal lagophthalmos (incomplete lid closure), Bell's palsy, or 3rd cranial nerve damage
  • Severe dryness from Sjogrens or other causes, exacerbated by the natural reduction in tear secretion that occurs overnight
  • Blepharitis / MGD
  • Recurrent corneal erosions

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