Dry Eye Treatment
Dry Eye Disease is a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture in the eye. Its consequences range from subtle but constant irritation to ocular inflammation of the anterior (front) tissues of the eye.
Symptoms of Dry Eye Disease
- Persistent dryness
- Scratching and burning
- Feeling like something is in your eye
Causes of Dry Eye
Causes for dry eye include, but are not limited to:
- Contact lens wear
- Underlying medical conditions, such as diabetes
- Side effect of certain medications
Treating Dry Eyes
There are a number of surgical options and non-surgical ones, including prescription eye drops.