Dry Eye Directory
Dry eyes occur when the eyes do not produce enough tears to lubricate the eye. Symptoms include pain, itching, redness, blurry vision, and more. Causes may include aging, medication side effects, diseases, and eye structure problems. Treatments involve eyedrops, punctal occlusions, medications, and/or surgery. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how dry eyes are caused, how to treat them, and much more.
Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment
Dry eye syndrome can be treated with artificial tears and a good humidifier. Learn more from WebMD about treating dry eye syndrome.
Punctal Plugs: How Do They Work?
Do your eyes itch and sting? Are they dry? A simple device called a punctal plug may give you the relief you’re looking for.
Dry Eyes: Causes and Treatment
Dry eye is a common condition. Learn more from WebMD about causes, diagnosis, and treatment options.
What Can Eye Ointment Do for You?
Because you put it right into your eye, an ointment can work faster than a pill. Learn what it’s for and how to apply it properly.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Dry Eyes and What You Can Do About Them
Check out these things that make your eyes irritated and uncomfortable, and find out how to treat and prevent them.
Slideshow: What Eye Problems Look Like
What do nearsightedness, farsightedness, or going blind look like? See these views and take an eye test in this slideshow from WebMD's medical editors.