Dry Eye Symptoms

Dry Eye Symptoms

Everyone gets eye irritation at some point in their lives – from dust in the eyes, air borne allergens, loose eyelashes, etc.
For some people eye irritation is a daily occurrence, making it challenging to enjoy life due to constant discomfort.

Common Dry Eye Symptoms.

If you experience the following symptoms on a regular basis, you may want to visit a dry eye specialist to determine
what type of dry eye treatment options exist to get relief from:

  • Excessive watering/tearing
  • Itching
  • Stinging
  • Redness
  • Light sensitivity
  • Eye fatigue
  • Blurry vision
  • Stringy mucus

Products like over-the-counter eye drops may provide temporary relief by adding lubrication to the eyes. However, if
you have a certain type of dry eye where the eyelid glands become blocked, products like artificial tears will have no
effect (money wasted).

Prolonged dry eye may actually begin to affect your vision, especially if the symptoms are due to damage or
inflammation of the eye’s surface (cornea). Repeated friction between a dry eye and the eyelids can cause further
damage to the corneal surface.

The good news is that the  San Fransico dry eye specialists at Mosaddegh Eye Institute can help. Contact Mosaddegh Eye Institute today
to schedule an eye exam and find out the root cause of your dry eye symptoms so proper treatment can be started.

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