How are dry eyes graded in Sjögren syndrome?

Updated: Mar 05, 2021
  • Author: Sriya K Ranatunga, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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The treatment of dry eyes depends on the severity of the dryness, which is best determined by an ophthalmologist and is graded according to the following [91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96] :

  • Degree of symptoms
  • Conjunctival injection and staining
  • Corneal damage
  • Tear quality
  • Lid involvement

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