Dry eye occurs when an individual does not produce enough tears to keep the eye comfortable and healthy. Symptoms of dry eye include:
- Stinging or burning
- Excessive mucus in or around the eyes
- Vision becomes blurred after periods of reading, watching TV or using a computer
- Excess tearing
- Difficulty wearing contact lenses
There are various methods of treating dry eye aside from the use of artificial tears. Your VisionFirst doctor will conduct a thorough examination and will make the best recommendation for your treatment.