Dry eye symptoms, causes, tears, treatments

Quote: Dry eye symptoms may include any of the following:

. stinging or burning of the eye;
. a sandy or gritty feeling as if something is in the eye;
. episodes of excess tears following very dry eye periods;
. a stringy discharge from the eye;
. pain and redness of the eye;
. episodes of blurred vision

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Pupil

Quote: The pupil is a hole located in the center of the iris of the eye that allows light to strike the retina.[1] It appears black because light rays entering the pupil are either absorbed by the tissues inside the eye directly, or absorbed after diffuse reflections within the eye that mostly miss exiting the narrow pupil.

The iris is a contractile structure, consisting mainly of smooth muscle, surrounding the pupil. Light enters the eye through the pupil, and the iris regulates the amount of light by controlling the size of the pupil.

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