What Causes Dry Eye Syndrome?

man in front of laptop rubbing his dry eyes

If your eyes feel itchy or irritated, you may have dry eye syndrome. Many everyday things can cause dry eyes, like being outdoors in the wind and sun, staring at a computer screen, or just being tired. Older adults and people with certain diseases may also have dry eyes. Learn more causes, how to treat dry eyes, and when to see a doctor.

Dry Eye Syndrome