Dry Eye Treatment

Treatment of dry eye depends on the type and severity of deficiency. It may be necessary to perform tests to determine an underlying cause.

Treatment options include:

  • Use of lubricating drops, gels and ointments
  • Insertion of plugs into the tear ducts
  • Use of anti-inflammatory drops or gels
  • Dietary supplementation
  • Management of associated disorders such as blepharitis

If you think you may be suffering from dry eye, see an eye specialist for examination and advice on appropriate treatment.