Dry eye can have a major impact on your quality of life. You may find your eyes get tired faster or you have difficulty reading. Not to mention the discomfort of a burning sensation or blurry vision. Let’s take a look at dry eye treatments – from simple self-care to innovative prescriptions and therapies – to help you see clearly and comfortably.
Dry eye is a multi-factoral disorder - meaning that there are a lot of factors that can influence why your eyes feel dry. Dry eye occurs when a person doesn't have enough quality tears to lubricate and nourish the eye. When the eye is dry, it becomes inflammed and can cause symptoms of burning, watery eyes, gritty, stinging, fluctuating vision and pain. It is a common and often chronic problem, and can also have a great impact on quality of life.
The good news is that treatment can greatly affect your dry eye condition. We offer some great treatment options here at You & Eye and would love to help you. It is best to schedule a full dry eye evaluation to assess the reason why your eyes are feeling dry and get the best treatment plan for you. We have specialized equipment to view the eye structures that can be affected by dry eye and assess the quality of your tears. Dry eye treatment is taylored for each specific patient, and getting a specialized dry eye evaluation is the best way to understand what best to do for treatment.
Some of the treatment options may include
At home care of lid washes, supplements, drops and warm compresses
In-office treatments such as IPL, gland expression, and LLLT
Medicated or specialty eye drops
You don’t have to suffer from the symptoms of dry eye. Call us to schedule your dry eye evaluation and get treatment options designed to address your dry eye condition!