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It’s completely normal for eyes to become dry with age. Nearly every person over 50 experiences dry eye symptoms at some point. It has been proven that aging significantly increases your risk of dry eye! Yes, the more birthdays we have, the more likely we are to get dry eyes due to hormonal changes as […]
Dry eyes are caused by an imbalance between tear production and drainage. Insufficient tears or tears of poor quality can cause your eyes to become dry. The reliance on digital devices such as tablets, computers, phones and televisions has propelled a modern world where countless hours are spent in front of digital screens. This has […]
In addition to providing lubrication, tears also protect your eyes from infections, help flush away foreign matter, and keep them both smooth, clear, and moisturized. Overuse of digital screens, dehydration, sleep deprivation, improper nutrition. Various environmental factors, such as smoke from cigarettes, vaping, marijuana, wind and dry climates can have an effect on tear evaporation, […]
There are several prescriptions and over-the-counter medications that can inhibit tear production, including antihistamines, antidepressants, anti-anxiety, decongestants and even blood pressure medications. Your physician may prescribe medications with side effects like dry eye or that may cause the development of dry eye disease. This is actually extremely common. Among them are medications for anxiety, depression, […]
Lack of sleep, inadequate nutrition, too much digital screen time. A number of factors contribute to dry eye symptoms, including exposure to smoke, whether it is cigarettes, vaping, marijuana, the wind and dry climates. In addition to not blinking enough due to prolonged computer use, staring at a screen for long hours can also lead […]
Women are more likely to develop dry eye disease due to hormonal changes brought upon by pregnancy, menopause and the use of oral contraceptives and hormone replacement oral medications.
What is that red bump, sort of like a pimple, that forms on the outside edge of the eyelid? It is probably a stye. On this episode of OCuTALK™, Jennifer Yalldo, O.D. will be explaining to us what styes are, what causes them, and possible treatment options.
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A Preservative free artificial tear such as Optase Intense dry eye (swipe up or check out in store) Refresh Mega or Retaine MGD, oasis tears. Hydrate and drink water throughout your day. Limit caffeine intake to 1-2 cups only. This will help your eyes stay moist and maintains your overall health. Its great to flush […]