Symptoms of Dry Eye

Dry eye sufferers may experience a variety of symptoms, including:

  • Stinging or burning
  • A scratchy or gritty sensation
  • Redness
  • Blurred vision
  • Eye strain or fatigue
  • Watering, as the eyes react with non-lubricating tears
  • A mucus-like film covering the eye or in the corner of the eye
  • Light sensitivity
  • Discomfort when wearing contact lenses

Symptoms may be worse seasonally or when your eyes are exposed to dry air from heat, air conditioning, wind or smoke.