I sjogrens system the dry eye syndrome?

SJOGREN SYNDROME. It is a chronic inflammatory disorder with sx: dryness of the mouth, eyes , and other mucous membranes associated with arthritis.

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I drink 3 liter/day and I also have dry eye syndrome. Did saliva test cortisol. Took me 20 minutes to produce 5ml saliva. Problem? R/o Sjogren?

Sjorgrens Testing. Drinking more water will not correct dry eye. You may want to try Restasis drops for this problem. See your local ophthalmologist for sure. Read more...

Is dry eye syndrome serious?

Sometimes. Usually, dry eye syndrome is treated easily with artificial teardrops. Moderate dry eye sometimes requires medicated eyedrops such as Restasis or anti-inflammatories and/or punctal plugs. However, sometimes dry eye can become so severe and debilitating that people can lose vision and have difficulty functioning normally. Read more...
Dry eye. Dry eye can be serious if left untreated. Can cause chronic eye pain. See eyedoc2020@blogspot.com for more details. Read more...

I have dry eye syndrome need help over-the-counter please....?

Artificial tears. A good start with dry eye symptoms is to use artificial tears to help lubricate your eyes. Avoid "clear eye" drops that have redness and itching relievers. You want to look for pure lubricating drops that you can use as needed for your symptoms. Thicker gels and ointments are available but can blur your vision during the day. You can use those at bedtime instead. Be well. Read more...
Artificial tears. Your only option for over the counter treatments are artificial tears. There are several varieties. Should speak to an ophthalmologist if you have dry eye syndrome to make sure you are taking the correct type and also to make sure you truly have dry eye syndrome. Read more...

Can dry eye syndrome be made worse with astigmatism correction. It was not corrected prior to this.

Doubt it. If you are speaking about spectacle correction of astigmatism, i would say no. If you are speaking of lasik correction, then yes, dryness is a side effect of lasik. Read more...
It depends. Astigmatism is a variation of nearsightedness (hyperopia) and farsightedness (myopia), and as such can be corrected by glasses, contact lenses and/or lasik/prk. Glasses will not disturb the surface of you eye or change its dryness, but contact lenses or surgery can make it worse. Talk with your ophthalmologist about options to pretreat (e.g., restasis) should you want contacts or surgery. Read more...