Over 30 Million Americans Experience Varying Degrees of Dry Eye
What is dry eye?
Dry eye is a disease of the tears and ocular surface that results in symptoms of discomfort, visual disturbance, and tear film instability with potential damage to the ocular surface. It is accompanied by increased osmolarity of the tear film and inflammation of the ocular surface.
- The Definition and Classification of Dry Eye Disease: Report of the Definition and
- Classification Subcommittee of the International Dry Eye Work Shop (2007)