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Do you suffer from dry eye?

Your eyes may be dry, red, irritated, tired, stinging, itchy or gritty… Dry eye is a common disease that affects the surface of the eye and the eyelids. What causes dry eye? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated? Which specialist should I see? You’ll find the answers to all these questions and more on this site.

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Symptoms

Your eyes may be dry, red, irritated, tired, stinging, itchy or grainy…

Causes

Dry eye is multifactorial and has many causes…

Dry eye: a common but poorly understood disease

Dry eye is a multifactorial disease resulting from problems with the tear film: either insufficient tear production (aqueous deficiency) or excessive tear evaporation (evaporative dry eye).

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Unsure? Take the test and get your results in a few clicks

Think you may have dry eye? Take two minutes to assess your symptoms using the DEQ-5 questionnaire (five questions) provided on our site.

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DEQ-5

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Questions about EYE DISCOMFORT
During a typical day in the past month, how often did your eyes feel discomfort?(Required)
When your eyes felt discomfort, how intense was this feeling of discomfort at the end of the day, within two hours of going to bed?(Required)
0 Never have it -> 5 Very intense

How is dry eye diagnosed and treated?

New imaging tests and IPL (intense pulsed light) treatments—all completely painless—are now available alongside a range of other diagnostic and treatment options for dry eye.

A word from the specialists...

Nothing beats the view of a professional, so why not see what our ophthalmologists have to say?

Find a specialist near you!

Need a dry eye specialist? Search our extensive list of doctors and find the closest surgery to you.

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In France, one out of three people is affected by dry eye

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