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Category: Dry Eye

What Is Really Causing My Dry Eyes?

Dry eyes are very common. This condition often occurs when your eyes produce low-quality tears or not enough tears. Dealing with dry eyes can be uncomfortable. If your eyes sting or burn, you may have dry eyes. This can be made worse if you’re flying, near air conditioning, or if you spend a lot of… Read More


How Does LipiFlow Treatment Work?

An astounding number of people all over the world suffer from dry eye syndrome every day. This means they are experiencing blurry vision and eyes that are uncomfortable, gritty, and itchy. They may even be in pain. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Dry eyes can be stopped with the correct treatment plan…. Read More


How Long Does Dry Eye Treatment Take To Work?

It is difficult to be patient when you are suffering from dry eyes. Constant itching and red, sore eyes are always begging for relief. Dry eye syndrome is something you can control, but it takes time. There’s no saying exactly how long as recovery always varies from patient to patient. How and when you recover… Read More


Can Dry Eye Make Me A Bad LASIK Candidate?

Many people would agree that LASIK is the best form of vision correction on the market. This is in no small part due to the advances in technology that have made it safe, fast, reliable, and accessible. But as accessible as LASIK is, it simply is not for everyone. There is a long list of… Read More


When Should I Treat My Dry Eyes?

Suffering from dry eyes is not necessary. You can treat dry eye, although it may take some trial and error. In most cases, you may need to try a combination of things to treat the root of your dry eye. Keep reading to learn more about when to treat your dry eyes! Dry Eye Symptoms… Read More


Symptoms of Dry Eye

Everyone gets eye irritation at some point in their lives – from dust in the eyes, airborne allergens, loose eyelashes, etc. For some people eye irritation is a daily occurrence, making it challenging to enjoy life due to constant discomfort. Common Dry Eye Symptoms If you experience the following symptoms on a regular basis, you may… Read More


Vision Oddity: Watery Eyes Could Mean Dry Eye

Your eyes have a protective tear film layer that helps nourish and lubricate your eyes. If the combination of water, mucin, oil, proteins, growth factors and antibodies become out of balance, you may develop dry eye. When this occurs, your eyes may try to compensate for this lack of lubrication by producing more tears. This… Read More