A QUICK LOOK AT DRY EYE

How your tears work


Every time you blink, a thin layer of tears is spread across the cornea. This thin layer of moisture, known as the tear film, forms a protective coat that lubricates your eyes and washes away any debris that might harm or obscure your vision1. learn more

Why dry
eye occurs


Dry eye happens when the tear glands stop making enough tears, produce poor-quality tears, or the tears evaporate too quickly, causing your eyes to feel dry and irritated.2,3 learn more

Why dry eye occurs


Dry eye happens when the tear glands stop making enough tears, produce poor-quality tears, or the tears evaporate too quickly, causing your eyes to feel dry and irritated.2,3 learn more

What Treatments Exist


Although there's no cure for dry eye, there are a variety of SYSTANE® products available to temporarily relieve its symptoms. Plus, try these tips and tricks.4 learn more

SYSTANE<sup>®</sup> is the #1 Doctor Recommended Brand for Dry Eye Symptom Relief

References:
  1. 1. 2007 Report of the International Dry Eye Workshop (DEWS).
    http://www.tearfilm.org/dewsreport/pdfs/TOS-0502-DEWS-noAds.pdf Page 75,87.
  2. Holly F. Lemp MA. Formation and rupture of the tear film. Exp Eye Res 1973; 15: 515-25
  3. TFOS International Dry Eye Workshop (DEWS II). Ocular Surf. 2017 Jul; 15 (6): 269-650.
  4. National Eye Institute. http://www.nei.nih.gov/health/dryeye/factsaboutdryeye.pdf Pages 1,2. Accessed March 12, 2013.