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Dry Eye

Who Develops Dry Eye?

Seniors often experience dryness of the eyes, but dry eye can occur at any age.

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Symptoms

Although a feeling of dryness is a common symptom, dry eye can also make your eyes experience irritation, grittiness, scratchiness, or burning.

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Life with Dry Eye

Dry eye can be challenging at times, but you can learn tips to help manage your symptoms.

See how dry eye affects the surface of your eye
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What Is Dry Eye?

Dry Eye is a condition caused by changes in the quantity or quality of your tears. Tears are composed of three main layers that work together to keep your eyes comfortable and protected. If anything affects the balance of these elements, your tears will evaporate too quickly, causing your eyes to feel dry and irritated.

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Medical or osteopathic doctors (M.D.s or D.O.s) diagnose and treat eye diseases, prescribe medications and corrective lenses, and perform eye surgery.
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Eye doctors (O.D.s) examine eyes for vision and health problems. They may prescribe corrective lenses, and in some states, they can prescribe medications and perform some eye care procedures.


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Dry Eye Relief Options

Although there is usually no cure for most patients with dry eyes, there are a number of options to help lessen the symptoms and make you more comfortable.

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