Dry Eye Syndrome

Apple Ophthalmology treats Dry Eye Syndrome. Dry Eye Syndrome, also known as Dry Eye Disease (DED), is a common condition that occurs when your tears aren't able to provide adequate lubrication for your eyes. This can be due to either insufficient tear production or poor quality of tears that evaporate too quickly. Dry eye can make it difficult to perform some activities, such as using a computer or reading for an extended period, and it can decrease tolerance to dry environments, such as the air inside an airplane.


The causes of Dry Eye Syndrome can be classified into issues with tear production and problems with tear quality:


Symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome include:

Risk Factors

Factors that can increase your risk of dry eyes include:


Treatment for Dry Eye Syndrome focuses on adding tears, conserving tears, increasing tear production, and treating the inflammation around the surface of the eyes:

Consulting with an eye care professional is crucial for an accurate diagnosis and to receive a treatment plan tailored to the specific causes and symptoms of your dry eye syndrome.