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Dry Eye

  • How Fish Oil Can Help Protect Your Eyes

    Benefits of Omega 3’s Found in Fish Oil Suggested Benefits for Adults Include*: Protection from macular degeneration Protection from dry eye syndrome Help with proper intraocular fluid draining Decreasing risk of high eye pressure Decreasing risk of glaucoma Taking fish oil supplements is full of added health benefits.*  So does it matter which brand? YES!!  […]

    Continue Reading May 8, 2017

  • Relief For Itchy Eyes

    According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, it is estimated that 50 million people in the United States have seasonal allergies. Seasonal allergies affect up to 30% of adults and up to 40% of children and its prevalence is increasing. In addition to having symptoms of sneezing, congestion and a runny nose, most of these allergy […]

    Continue Reading March 21, 2017

  • Top 5 Q&A: Scleral Contact Lenses

    1. What are Scleral Lenses? Scleral lenses are a large diameter, custom, hard contact lens that vaults (arches) over the cornea, the clear part of the front of the eye, and rests entirely on the sclera, the white part of the eye. They range in size from 14-20mm. At Eyes for Life, we most commonly fit a […]

    Continue Reading February 1, 2017

  • Trick or Treat: The Scary Side of Red-Eye Remover Drops

    Don’t Trick Your Eyes, Treat Them! Red Eye is a visible eye condition in response to the dilation (enlarging) of blood vessels within the eye. Red Eye has many common causes, such as dryness, foreign body, allergies and more. Many people are quick to use over-the-counter (OTC) eye drops, thinking it will solve the issue.  OTC drops for […]

    Continue Reading October 31, 2016

  • Top 5 Q & A: Dry Eye Disease

    Q. How do I know if I have Dry Eye Disease? A. Dry Eye Disease (DED), also known as Ocular Surface Disease (OSD), has many signs and symptoms. Dry eye disease is a chronic and progressive disease. Symptoms you may experience include: dryness, grittiness, scratchiness, foreign body sensation, burning, stinging, redness, fluctuations in vision that […]

    Continue Reading July 13, 2016

  • New Superior Treatment for Blepharitis

    Blepharitis is the inflammation of one’s eyelids. It usually involves the lash region and generally affects both eyes. The most common cause relates to the small oil glands on the rim of the eyelash line. When one or more of them clog, it leads to irritation, which can be uncomfortable and sometimes unsightly. It is not contagious, however. Blepharitis […]

    Continue Reading June 21, 2016

  • Dry Eye Evaluations and Diagnosis

    Dry Eye Syndrome is a clinical diagnosis determined by your eye doctor. Since there are many possible causes, a complete health history and thorough eye examination are necessary to properly diagnose and treat dry eye conditions. Your eye doctor may also have you complete a symptom questionnaire to assess the effectiveness of the current treatment, or adjust […]

    Continue Reading June 17, 2016

  • Dry Eye Symptoms

    Dry eye is a common eye condition in which the normal production or presence of tears is insufficient or disrupted. Dry eye affects not only one’s comfort, but can lead to more serious eye concerns. It also affects daily activities and can decrease visual clarity. What Causes Dry Eye? The causes of dry eye symptoms […]

    Continue Reading June 15, 2016