Dry eyes occur when your eyes do not produce enough tears ( low quantity) or produce tears with poor composition (low quality).
There are several contributing factors of dry eye syndrome:
In many cases, dry eye syndrome is a lifelong problem. Depending on the cause, there may or may not be a cure, but you can relieve the symptoms.
Our doctors can evaluate the type of dry eye and provide the best treatment options for each individual patient. Treatment may include artificial tears, gels and ointments, hot compress and massage, lid scrubs, anti-inflammatory eye drops and oral medications, nutritional supplementation and blocking tear drainage with plugs or surgery.