Are you female? (dry eyes 10 times more common in women than men), are you on birth control pills, sinus/allergy medication? Do you have systemic diseases associated with dry eyes (example rheumatoid arthritis) Have you seen and Eye MD ophthalmologist? That being said dry eyes is a chronic problem that tends to get worse as we get older. If the drops help it is no different than putting moisturizer on your skin every day or using a product for dry hair. Go to my home page and scroll through the blog postings and read the one on dry eyes.