Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome, or dry eye disease, is a common condition that occurs when the eyes don’t make enough tears, or the tears evaporate too quickly.

By Andrew Hatfield
Updated: 31st May 2022

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Dry eye syndrome is also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca, or simply “dry eye”.

If you are concerned about your eye lids turning inwards (Entropion), your eye lids turning outwards (Ectropion), or eye lid cysts (Chalazions) you can ask book to see one of our Consultants privately without any long delays and at a time to suit you.

What range of Entropion treatments are available?

There are a wide range of Entropion treatments including:

All our Consultant Ophthalmologists are registered on the GMC Specialist Register and are members of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Particular attention is taken during the examination to confirm if the dry eye syndrome is caused by an underlying condition, treating this condition usually helps relieve the symptoms.

Want to be seen privately?

Whether you have medical insurance or decide to fund your care yourself, we deliver the very best of healthcare in a friendly and safe environment.

You will be offered an appointment at the earliest convenient date for you.

For information about booking appointment you can contact us on 01744 746 425 or enquiries@fairfield.org.uk

Which consultants treat Dry Eye Syndrome are:

Our Consultant Ophthalmic (eye) surgeons provide private ophthalmology services, tailored to individual needs in fully equipped clean examination rooms.

The information on this page is for reference only and has been reviewed by appropriate medical or clinical professionals. The information contained on this page should not be a substitute for professional medical advice nor is it intended to be for medical diagnosis or treatment.