Dry eye is a common eye problem suffered by many people, and is typically characterized by redness, pain, or an itching/ burning sensation in the eyes.
There are a wide range of conditions which can cause symptoms of dry eye. For this reason, it’s extremely important to schedule a visit with our eye care professional if you're experiencing dry eye symptoms. At Amplify EyeCare, we can help determine the underlying causes of dry eye in your specific case, allowing you to start the correct treatment.
Some causes of dry eye are easier to treat than others, and some treatments will only work for dry eye caused by specific issues. For this reason, it is crucial to contact your optometrist for a proper diagnosis.
In most cases, dry eye is a result of your tears evaporating too quickly, leaving your eyes improperly moisturized.
Some common factors include:
Considering so many variables can cause dry eye, it's important to see a doctor to discover the cause and start the proper treatment. To schedule a dry eye exam, you can reach out to your nearest Amplify EyeCare practice either via a call or in-person visit. Our team of eye care professionals is ready and equipped to provide you with the care you need.