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Dry Eyes

Dry eye is a multifactorial syndrome that affects the ocular surface, it can be caused by an imbalance in the tear production or the outflow system of the eye, it can have an evaporative component or a lack of quality tears. It can cause red eye, irritation, discomfort, inability to wear contact lenses, and even pain and blurry vision. Frequent causes are hormonal decrease like in post menopausal woman, old age, surroundings or environmental factors also systemic disease like rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren syndrome, or rosacea to just name a few.

At NW Cornea Institute our experts can properly diagnose and treat dry eye disease, ask your ophthalmologist for a personal evaluation and your best treatment option for dry eye disease.