"comprehensive medical & surgical eyecare for adults and children"
Dry eye is a common condition in which a person does not produce enough quality
tears to lubricate and nourish the eye. Tears are necessary for providing clear vision and keeping our eyes healthy.
Scratchy, Gritty Feeling
Burning or Stinging sensation
Fluctuating or Blurry vision
Excess tearing or watery eyes
Irritation from wind or smoke
Contact lense discomfort
Eye Lid Infections/Sties
People tend to produce fewer tears as they get older due to hormonal changes.
Staring at a computer screen for extended periods of time.
Certain medicines such as antihistamines, decongestants, antidepressants, and beta-blockers can reduce tear production.
Activities that reduce blinking
Prolonged contact lense use
Refractive eye surgery such as LASIK
Certain medical conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, lupus, and thyroid disease.