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Dry Eye

July 31, 2018

The three most common eye ailments that eye doctors see are dry eye syndrome, blepharitis, and eye allergies. These three conditions have similar symptoms - itchiness, redness, gritty sensation in the eyes, blurry vision, intolerance to contact lenses, and swollen eyelids....

July 24, 2018

Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is one of the most common causes of dry eye. It affects the quality of the “meibum,” the oily layer of the tear film which prevents rapid evaporation of tears....

July 17, 2018

If you are considering LASIK surgery, you want to be free from your glasses or contact lenses, but developing dry eyes after LASIK can be both uncomfortable and affect your vision. Proper planning and pretreatment of an existing dry eye condition will give you the best possible outcome....

July 1, 2018

July is Dry Eye Awareness Month. It is our goal to help improve awareness about dry eye through educating and communication with our patients. In the coming weeks, we’ll be publishing several articles related to dry eye....

May 15, 2017

Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is the most common cause of dry eye syndrome.  Upwards of 75% of dry eye patients have MGD which causes dry eye due to increased evaporation of the tears.  MGD is also known as meibomitis or meibomianitis (inflammation of the meibomian glands). Symptoms of MGD are exactly the same as dry eye symptoms, including:...