Do you suffer from dry eye?
Eyes feel dry
Eyelids stuck together
Problems with vision
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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Your eyes may be dry, red, irritated, tired, stinging, itchy or grainy…
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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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.
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