Are you suffering from eyes that are
Do you read a lot? Use the computer a lot, gettting older? wear contact lenses?
Do your eyes feel worse in the evening?
Are you female? Hormonal changes?
You may have “DRY EYES” OR KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS SICCA OR SJOGRENS OR ALL OF THE ABOVE.
We have a variety of options from temporary (tears, plugs) to chronic treatment (Cyclosporin A drops) (Restasis) to permanent solutions (punctal occlusion)
If you think about your eyes like a sink. There is a faucet and two drains. If we plug the drain, the water (tears) stay in your eyes and yield greater comfort. As there are two drains (one on the bottom and one under the lip of the sink, there are also two drains in the eye (upper and lower lids). We only close one and the other stays open for overflow tears.
Call for an appointment 362-3900.
For more information:
AllAboutVision.com – Dry Eyes