Our eye tears decreases especially due to the age and sometimes the drugs we use, and this causes it to fail to fulfill its function. Our eye tears, together with our twinkle, clean and remove the surface of the eye. Due to the little tears, stinging, bleeding and sensitivity to light may occur.
With the Schirmer Test, we may see if our tears are enough.
In the Schirmer test, which can be easily applied in all eye treatment centers, a special test paper is placed in both patient eyelids and the measurement takes place in minutes.