Dry Eye Syndrome is a very common condition that affects patients of all ages. Symptoms include dry, scratchy, gritty eyes, as well as excess tearing, redness, and irritation. There are many conditions that may cause your dry eyes. A full ocular health evaluation is recommended to diagnose your dry eye condition and initiate the best personalized treatment for you. Treatment may include artificial tears, prescription drops and ointments, and punctal plugs. This condition may damage your ocular tissues if left untreated.