Institute of Ophthalmology-Clínica Girona (IOC) 
Juli Garreta, 13 2on pis · 17002 Girona
CIF B17356932
  Girona Mercantile Register
Volume 1198
Book 0
Page 57
Sheet 8
Folder GI-10123
Entry 5
 

Diseases

Dry Eye

Definition: It is a multifactorial disease of the ocular surface that causes discomfort with sensation of grit, burning, itching, etc secondary to tear film instability with potential damage to the ocular surface. Altering the tear may be by fast evaporation or production deficit (being characteristic of Sjögren's syndrome).

Treatments:  
  1. A personalized treatment is applied depending on the cause and severity of dry eye. The treatment is medical with topical lubricants, anti-inflammatories, autologous serum..and in some severe cases oral treatment (tablets) is also given.(51)