Dry Eye Specialist

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90% of patients will achieve resolution of their Dry Eye symptoms by implementing the relevant lifestyle changes and following these daily treatment recommendations for at least one month.

LIFESTYLE CHANGES

  • Sleep 8 hrs per day
  • Drink 2 liters of water per day
  • Blink more often and completely
  • Use a humidifier
  • Stop smoking
  • Remove makeup at night
  • Try wrap-around glasses
  • Decrease use of allergy and redness relieving eye drops

DAILY TREATMENTS

  1. Use warm compresses twice daily
  2. Perform lid scrubs when you wash your face

EyeEco makes a good quality eye mask for moist heat.

  • Use preservative-free artificial tears 4 to 6 times per day and a few extra drops before reading, watching TV, or using the computer
  • Take Flaxseed Oil capsules 3-6 grams orally
  • Thera Tears Nutrition (Fish oil & flaxseed oil)

IF DOING THE ABOVE IS NOT ENOUGH AFTER ONE MONTH, ASK US ABOUT:

  • Punctal Plugs
  • Restasis
  • Steroid and Antibiotic Eye Drops
  • Meibomian gland expression
  • LipiFlow