Dry eye is a common chronic disease which is especially prevalent in Canberra due to our harsh dry climate. The unpleasant symptoms of dry eye can include sore eyes, burning eyes, grittiness, blurry vision and sensitivity to light – all of which can impede your quality of life. It never goes away and it cannot be cured, but can get worse if nothing is done about it.
Lubricating eyedrops are often first-line treatment for mild cases, but what are our options when it’s not enough?
Specialeyes Optometrists have a special interest in dry eye management, and we offer specialised treatments to help keep your eyes comfortable: