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Dry Eye Institute

About Dry Eyes

Dry eye syndrome is a chronic and often a progressive condition. It is very common and can be caused by a number of different factors. Usually, you can manage your condition successfully and experience noticeably greater comfort, fewer symptoms and even sharper vision.


Depending on the cause and the severity of the dry eyes, there can be a number of symptoms, including:

  • Irritation
  • Redness
  • Fatigue & tired eyes
  • Excessive tearing
  • Burning and stinging sensation
  • Itching
  • Light Sensitivity
  • Grittiness and Foreign Body Sensation
  • Occasional Blurry Vision
  • Mucus around the eyelids

These symptoms can both affect your vision and your mood. Constant irritation and fatigue in your eyes can also be dangerous and interrupt daily activities like reading or driving a car.

Want to discuss your symptoms or book a comprehensive dry eye assessment?