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Symptom Checker

Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Dry Eyes and Mouth

Okay. Your eye dryness could be related to wearing lenses too long, poorly fitting lenses or you may not make enough tears to make contact lenses comfortable. See you eye care specialist to examine your eyes and your contact lenses to see if your symptoms can be relieved with new contacts or a change in how you wear them or care for them. Sometimes, people wearing contacts need to use an eye lubricant or even have small pieces of plastic inserted (called "punctal plugs") to reduce tear removal from the eyes in order to comfortably wear contacts.

Next up are some questions about mouth dryness.

Do you take any medications regularly?

Yes, I do take medications regularly.

No, I don't take any medications regularly.

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