The Dry Eye Zone


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  • What is dry eye like?

  • How do I find out for sure if I have it?

  • What kind of doctor should I see?

  • How can drippy, wet eyes be "dry eye"?

  • What eyedrops can I safely use?

  • Any prevention tips?

  • More....

  • Reading material to get up to speed quickly

  • Why you need a detailed diagnosis

  • Doctor visits: Who to see, how to prepare, what to tell, what to ask

  • Navigating treatment decisions

  • Managing eye comfort safely

  • More....

  • Why is it so hard? Is there hope?

  • I've tried everything. What now?

  • Improving comfort, day and night

  • Workplace and travel

  • Depression and dry eye

  • More....

It took me a while, but I finally made it to the point where I could say “I am more than my disease(s).
— Sue


For PROSE & scleral lenses users

Dry Eye Glossary

Saw something mentioned in a group or forum, and didn't know what they meant? Getting lost in the terminology?

Visit our dry eye glossary, where you can look up unfamiliar words about dry eye anatomy, disease, diagnosis, and treatment!

TFOS Reports

Access the complete TFOS reports here, including:

  • TFOS DEWS II (2017)

  • TFOS Intl. Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort (2013)

  • TFOS Intl. Workshop on MGD (2011)

In memoriam

Perry Rosenthal MD, founder of Boston Foundation for Sight in 1992, passed away on March 10, 2018. He was dearly loved by his patients, including the many with severe dry eye and corneal neuralgia patients he helped during his long and distinguished career. Read more.


No blink, no tears.