Dry eye or ocular surface disease is a chronic medical condition that may not be cured, but in most cases can be successfully managed. Common symptoms of dry eye include but are not limited to: dryness, burning, redness, and foreign body sensation. The first step in treating this condition is to determine the cause. Common causes of dry eye include increasing age, medications, hormone levels, environmental factors, and lifestyle. If you are experiencing any of the above, please call our office for a dry eye evaluation.