Dry Eye Doctors In The Denver Metro Area
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Dry Eye Symptoms

Dry eye can range from annoying to debilitating, temporary to permanent. While many people might experience dry eyes at times (particularly in Colorado’s high altitude, dry climate), dry eye syndrome is a condition that can severely impact your vision and lifestyle.

Common Symptoms Of Dry Eye
How do you know if you have dry eye? The most common symptoms of dry eye include:

  • dryness or grittiness
  • the feeling that you have something in your eyes
  • a burning or stinging sensation in your eyes
  • a scratchy feeling in your eyes
  • an itching in your eyes
  • redness in your eyes
  • inflammation in your eyes
  • blurred vision
  • double vision
  • sensitivity to light
  • eye strain
  • eye fatigue
  • watery eyes
  • stringy mucus in or around your eyes
  • trouble driving at night
  • floaters
  • inability to wear contact lenses
  • headaches
  • styes in your eyes
  • frequent changes in your eye test results

What Causes Dry Eye
You might be wondering what causes dry eye. Dry eye syndrome – which typically will affect both eyes – is caused by a lack of quality tears. Without enough tears, your eyes can become inflamed, and the surface of your eyes can become damaged. That’s why you might be experiencing some of the symptoms listed above:


Treatments For Dry Eye
Fortunately, there are a variety of treatment options for dry eye syndrome. These include:

For more information about dry eye treatments, or to schedule a consultation with an eye doctor, contact the eye care specialist that’s near you!


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