Dry Eye Symptoms - if you have DES, you may experience the following symptoms:
- Dry,gritty/sratchy, or filmy feeling in the eyes
- Burning or itching in the eyes
- Redness of the eyes
- Blurred Vision
- A sensation of having a foreign body in the eye
- Light Sensitivity
Symptoms seem worsen in dry climates, in windy conditions, with higher temperatures, with lower humidity, with prolonged use of your eyes (for example, reading, watching TV), and toward the end of the day.
If you routinely experience any of the above symptoms, you should see your ophthalmologist.