It’s the season for cold, dry weather, which can cause dry, itchy eyes. Learn the common symptoms and treatments for dry eyes.
Dry Weather, Dry Eyes
Diagnosing Dry Eyes
Dry eyes can plague nearly every person at some point in their lives. Dry, dehydrated eyes can be even more apparent in the winter months when there is less humidity. Dry eyes can cause discomfort, a sensation of having something in your eyes, blurred vision, eye fatigue, sensitivity to light, trouble in wearing contact lenses, difficulty with nighttime driving, and conversely, can make your eyes watery.
There are various tests used to determine the cause of dry eyes, including:
Treatment for Dry Eyes
Treatment for dry eyes can include implementing eye drops, sometimes called artificial tears. Treatments can reverse or manage dry eyes by improving tear makeup or function depending on the overall test results.
Sometimes, an underlying health condition can remediate the signs and symptoms of dry eyes, such as using a specific medication that causes dry eyes as a side effect.
Various treatments for dry eyes include:
If the above treatments do not help with dry eyes, a few medical interventions can help:
Do you suffer from dry eyes and need a solution ASAP? You’ve come to the right place; we can help determine the best treatment based on your symptoms. Contact us today!
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