Burning eyes are a common eye health complaint. In addition to a stinging sensation, burning eye symptoms may be accompanied by a mucous-like discharge, tear-filled eyes, eye fatigue, and moments of blurred eyesight.
Dry eye syndrome is a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture in the eye. To help keep the eyes comfortable and vision optimal, a normal, thin film of tears coats the eyes. This tear film is made up of three main layers, which are critical to a normal tear film.