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Symptoms of Dry Eye

Symptoms of Dry Eye

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Dry Eye includes the 10 symptoms listed below:

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Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI (Excerpt)

The main symptom of dry eye is usually a scratchy or sandy feeling as if something is in the eye. Other symptoms may include stinging or burning of the eye; episodes of excess tearing that follow periods of very dry sensation; a stringy discharge from the eye; and pain and redness of the eye. Sometimes people with dry eye experience heaviness of the eyelids or blurred, changing, or decreased vision, although loss of vision is uncommon. (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI (Excerpt)

Surprisingly, some people with dry eye may have tears that run down their cheeks. This is because the eye may be producing less of the lipid and mucin layers of the tear film, which help keep tears in the eye. When this happens, tears do not stay in the eye long enough to thoroughly moisten it. (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Dry Eye. This signs and symptoms information for Dry Eye has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Dry Eye signs or Dry Eye symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Dry Eye may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Dry Eye symptoms.


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