Ocular Surface Disease Index (OSDI - Dry Eye Questionnaire)

Ocular Surface Disesase Index (OSDI) Questionnaire

This tool is an internationally recognized standard questionnaire used to assist in determining the patients dry eye symptoms and the level to which the symptoms are affecting the patients day to day activities. The index demonstrates both sensitivity and specificity in distinguishing between "normal" symptoms and patients with dry eye disease.. It is a valid and reliable instrument for measuring dry eye disease and will give a final rating of normal, mild, moderate or severe and the effect on vision-related function.

The questionnaire consits of 12 questions. Please complete and answer each question.

All questions relate to your experience and symptoms over the last week


Schiffman RM, Christianson MD, Jacobsen G, Hirsch JD, Reis BL. Reliability and validity of the Ocular Surface Disease Index. Arch Ophthalmol. 2000; 118:615-621