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That is very good question. Working in the conditions you describe will not, per se, cause your condition to become more severe but it may cause you to need to use more tear replacement drops while in the dry air conditioned space.
There are other things that can be done for your dry eyes should it become necessary.
. Dry eyes are very common and can be improved by a stepwise series of therapies. First, the use of natural tears 4-6+ times/day to augment your natural tear production, if this doesn’t work then you can try temporary punctal occlusion of the lower puncta, then, if needed, temporary occlusion of all 4 puncta then, if indicated, surgical ( non-reversible) closure of the puncta. The openings to your tear drainage system are called puncta and you have one opening on each lid, near your nose.
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The fact that i will need to start using more tear drops etc, causing me inconvienience or even consider surgery isn't something i would be happy with.
I am trying to sort this through occ health as I do not want to suffer as a result of being moved to another post.
When i use computers alot it causes my eyes to strain which leads to head aches.
But none of this seems to be of any concern other than to myself.