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.