Category: Dry Eye

Top 5 Ways To Prevent Dry Eyes

Patients affected with dry eyes deal with itching and burning of the eyes constantly. Medical conditions such as faulty eye surgery and inherent allergies can cause these symptoms. Externalities such as pollution and overheated surroundings can contribute to these conditions as well. Women over 40 experience dry eye symptoms due to hormonal changes that cause […]

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How Cold Winter Air Can Make Dryness Worse

Winter is here so are the cold winter winds. Time to bring out your mittens and jackets, and if you suffer from dry eyes, bring your eye lubricants, too, for nothing can make dry eyes worse than cold, dry air.  Why Do Dry Eyes Get Worse in the Winter? In healthy eyes our tear glands […]

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What is LASIK Dry Eye?

Dry eye is a condition resulting from LASIK surgery. It is a common condition during the recovery period. However, it can also occur before the surgery in what is called induced dry eyes. If you are thinking about having a LASIK procedure, here are important facts about dry eyes that you should know. What is Dry […]

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Tips to take care of your eyes during the winter

Dry eye syndrome manifests itself during the cold season. Common symptoms of this eye condition are blurred vision, eye irritation, and burning sensation. That is why doctors recommend wearing sunglasses during the winter months. Generally, people wear sunglasses to protect their eyes from harsh ultraviolet rays during the summer. However, the sun’s ultraviolet rays permeate […]

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Dry Eyes

Dry eyes, which affects more than 5 million adults in the U.S., occurs when the eye is unable to produce adequate moisture or tears to lubricate your eyes. When this happens, you may experience blurry vision, burning or an itching sensation in the eyes, and sensitivity to light. What Causes Dry Eyes? The hormonal changes […]

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Dry Eye and LASIK Surgery

Dry eyes are one of the most common LASIK side effects, affecting 50% of post-operative patients. The condition, which is part of the healing process of the cornea, often presents itself in the form of blurry vision as well as itching, redness, or soreness of the eye. It typically goes away after a few weeks. […]

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