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Dry Eye

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Dry Eye

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Dry Eye

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Symptoms

Symptoms of Dry Eye

Dry eye is a chronic condition of the ocular surface where the tear film is unstable and abnormal. Dry eye is a disease that can occur when you don’t produce enough tears or when the tears that you do produce are of poor quality.

Patients with dry eye may experience certain symptoms from this condition, usually affecting both eyes, which may include:

  • Blurry or fluctuating vision, especially in the morning or near the end of the day
  • Itching, burning, or stinging and irritation
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Eye redness
  • Excessive tearing
  • Ocular fatigue
  • Pain/aching

What should I do if I have Dry Eye symptoms?

If you’re experiencing any of the above symptoms, please contact a NTEC team member or your eye care specialist to book an appointment with one of our dry eye specialists. Only a doctor can determine if you have Dry Eye Disease – and NTEC doctors offer enhanced testing to provide an important diagnostic and predictive value. Test results are used to design a treatment approach tailored to your specific condition.

Dry eye can damage the eye’s tissues leaving tiny abrasions on the surface of your eyes, impairing vision. Fortunately, many treatment options are available to help relieve the symptoms of dry eyes, restoring health back to the eyes ensuring clear vision and long-term health.

Complications of Dry Eye

Left untreated, dry eye can lead to the following complications:

  • Pain
  • Ulcers or scars on the cornea
  • Loss of vision
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