Causes of Dry eyes


Sicca syndrome [top]

  • Dry eyes
  • Dry mouth (xerostomia)
  • Associated autuimmune disease

Sjogren's syndrome [top]

  • Dry eyes xeropthalmia, Dry mouth xerostomia
  • May have associated polyarthritis
  • Serology: RF+, anti-Ro+, anti-La+