Dry Eye Syndrome
Dry Eye Syndrome Overview
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To help keep your eyes comfortable and your vision optimal, a normal, thin film of tears coats your eyes. Three main layers make up this tear film:
Dry eye syndrome (DES) is a common disorder of the tear film, affecting a significant percentage of the population, especially those older than 40 years of age. DES can affect any race and is more common in women than in men.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/31/2015
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