Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), also called keratitis sicca, sicca syndrome, xerophthalmia, dry eye syndrome (DES), or simply dry eyes, is an eye disease caused by decreased tear production or increased tear film evaporation commonly found in humans and some animals. The phrase "keratoconjunctivitis sicca" is Latin, and its literal translation is "dryness of the cornea and conjunctiva".Read more on Wikipedia
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