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Dr. White talks to The Washington Post

You’re not imagining it. Masks can make your eyes feel dry. Here’s what to do.

“Mask-associated dry eye” is an emerging phenomenon, but experts say the condition is easily managed and should not be a reason to stop wearing face coverings.

Excerpt: The “Ah-ha” moment:

The sight of the man’s steamed-up glasses coupled with his sudden onset of eye dryness are both signs of what White is calling “mask-associated dry eye,” or “MADE” — an emerging phenomenon amid the novel coronavirus pandemic that eye experts are now urging the public to be mindful about.

Full Article:   https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/masks-dry-eye-covid/2020/09/08/179cb85e-edf1-11ea-99a1-71343d03bc29_story.html