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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).

Questionnary DEQ5 logo for dry eye diagnosis

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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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.

Latest news

Keep up with all our latest news: clinical articles, videos, tips, clinical case studies, interviews with doctors, and more.

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

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