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.