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What could cause severe dry eyes? My eyes have been really dry for the past couple of weeks, and i don’t know why. I haven’t started any new medications, i don’t wear contacts and i don’t have any allergies. So what could be causing this?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Dry eye

New onset dry eye needs evaluation by a cornea specialist.
You may have an undiagnosed autoimmune disease or eye disease which needs treatment.

In brief: Dry eye

New onset dry eye needs evaluation by a cornea specialist.
You may have an undiagnosed autoimmune disease or eye disease which needs treatment.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. Andrew Doan
Ophthalmology

In brief: Dry

Dry eyes can be caused by numerous things.
A complete eye exam is necessary to determine the causes. Usually artificial tears and lid hygiene will help to reduce your dry eye symptoms. If all the above fails, consider placing punctal plugs in your eye to reduce dry eye symptoms. Summer is starting and california is a dry climate. This can make dry eye worse. Try over-the-counter artificial tears first and see if this helps your dry eyes.

In brief: Dry

Dry eyes can be caused by numerous things.
A complete eye exam is necessary to determine the causes. Usually artificial tears and lid hygiene will help to reduce your dry eye symptoms. If all the above fails, consider placing punctal plugs in your eye to reduce dry eye symptoms. Summer is starting and california is a dry climate. This can make dry eye worse. Try over-the-counter artificial tears first and see if this helps your dry eyes.
Dr. Andrew Doan
Dr. Andrew Doan
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