Dry eyes can be due to an inadequate amount of tear production or a poor composition of the tear film. Dry eye relief therapies can range from lubricating eye drops, to medications, to lid procedures. . Determining the root cause of the dryness will better help you and your optometrist find the most effective treatment.
Dry eye symptoms include redness, irritation, watering, and a scratchy sensation. In advanced cases of dryness, the patient may experience visual changes as well. There are a number of factors that can trigger dry eye, including environmental factors, systemic diseases, and/or extended amounts of time on screens. Our optometrists can help treat your dry eyes symptoms but also determine the cause for better long-term results.