Our natural eyelashes are very helpful in protecting the eyes, but do fake eyelashes increase your risk for dry eye? Common causes of dry eye are prolonged contact lens wear, dry air, and even simply getting older. But eyelashes aren’t always a common topic when discussing dry eye.
LUMIFY drops safely reduce redness temporarily in the eye due to minor eye irritations such as environmental allergies and dryness. The results are within a few seconds and last up to 8 hours...
You’re going about your day when you see an odd shape make its way across your field of vision, or maybe you caught a flash of light and it’s causing you some concern. The next thing you know, the shape is gone and the flash of light has disappeared.
It is estimated that approximately 25-30% of Canadians experience dry eye symptoms. Luckily, there are many different types of treatments for dry eye. It can range from eyedrops to in-office procedures or a combination of all these things...
For the most part, we’ve all experienced some degree of dry eye before. Whether we’ve been standing in the wind too long, experienced an allergic reaction, or struggled with chronic dry eye, you probably know what the experience is like and how uncomfortable it can be...
Dry eye arises from issues with tear production and the condition of your tear ducts, and rheumatoid arthritis can accelerate or be the root cause of issues with your tears.
Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) causes dry eye disease, specifically evaporative dry eye disease. It is caused when there is not enough oil in the tears. As a result, the tears dry up or evaporate at a quicker rate causing dryness.
In addition to the pain, dry eye disease can have a significant and even debilitating effect on your vision and quality of life.
There are many dry eye treatments, and several are designed for contact lens users. Some optometrists use scleral contact lenses for dry eye disease, but how effective are they for providing relief?
What is the cause of chronic eye pain and how can your dry eye doctor help you reduce the symptoms? Let’s go over the details to help you understand the condition