A tear film disorder indicated by a chronic deficiency in moisture and lubrication in the eyes leading to dryness sensations, burning, and scratchiness. It can be caused by conditions such as xerophthalmia, Sjogren’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, and so on.

Also Known As

  • Dry Eye Disease
  • Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca
  • Keratitis Sicca