Dry Eyes

Every year, millions of people suffer from dry eyes.

At Nebraska Medicine, we are your local eye care specialists, trained in the latest dry eye treatments and technologies to provide you with a personal diagnosis and care plan. Nebraska Medicine is also home to the Truhlsen Eye Institute, Nebraska's state-of-the-art eye care center, where you will find visual health experts across a variety of specialties who are committed to keeping your eyes healthy.

Patient Guides

Come to us for dry eyes because we provide:

In-Depth Understanding of the Symptoms

Our team of ophthalmology experts understand the symptoms of dry eyes and can assess your type of dry eye to develop a personalized plan to help you overcome your discomfort.

Personal and Comprehensive Eye Exams

Our comprehensive eye exams performed by our visual health care experts will reveal your specific eye care challenges. Whether it's Lipiview testing to measure the thickness of the lipid layer, the Schirmer tear test to measure tear production or diagnostic drops to check for patterns of dryness on the eye's surface, we use the latest methods and imaging technology to ensure the right diagnosis.

Delivering the Latest Treatments

Treatments for dry eye are as diverse as the tests, from over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs to vision therapy and more advanced methods. Our experienced team of health care professionals is fully trained in the latest dry eye treatments, which means you receive the most appropriate, personal care close to home.

Expert Eye Care Near Most Nebraskans 

Nebraska Medicine eye care is anchored by the Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute with three stories and more than 50 exam rooms. The Truhlsen Eye Institute is your home for state-of-the-art dry eye care.