Dry eye, also known as dry eye syndrome, is a chronic irritation of the ocular surface as a result of anomalies in tear quantity and/or composition.
The symptoms of dry eye are not specific and may also be encountered during allergies or eye infections...
Certain circumstances are accompanied by a reduction in the production of tears. Others promote the evaporation of tears1 in particular inflammation, which can damage the Meibomian glands and mucus cells.
If you have symptoms on the ocular surface, it is essential to consult an ophthalmologist who is the only person who can make the diagnosis by using specific tests and who will prescribe the best treatment.