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Does Living in a Windy City Increase Your Likelihood of Having Dry Eye?



The simple answer is kinda… The American Dry Eye Association explains, “Exposure to smoke, wind and dry climates can increase tear evaporation resulting in dry eye symptoms. Failure to blink regularly, such as when staring at a computer screen for long periods, can also contribute to drying of the eyes.


Therefore, living in a windy city can increase dry eye symptoms however, it does not contribute to the meibomian gland dysfunction, which is the cause of chronic dry eye. For relief, check out the natural way to treat dry eye from TearRestore!




1. Dry eye. (2021). Retrieved January 7, 2021, from Aoa.org website: https://www.aoa.org/healthy-eyes/eye-and-vision-conditions/dry-eye?sso=y#:~:text=Environmental%20conditions.,to%20drying%20of%20the%20eyes.

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