Dry Eye: Symptoms
A syndrome characterized by dryness of the and . It is usually caused by a deficiency in tear production. Symptoms include a feeling of burning and a possible foreign body presence in the .
About Dry Eye Symptoms
symptoms may include any of the following:stinging or burning of the ; a sandy or gritty feeling as if something is in the ; episodes of excess tears following very ; a stringy discharge from the ; pain and redness of the ; episodes of blurred vision; heavy ; inability to cry when emotionally stressed; uncomfortable ; decreased tolerance of reading, working on the computer, or any activity that requires sustained visual attention; fatigue.
NOTE: If symptoms of persist, consult an eye care professional to get an accurate diagnosis of the condition and begin to avoid permanent damage.