Dry Eye Syndrome
If you're experiencing persistent dryness, irritation, or a feeling of grittiness in your eyes, these could be symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome. Dr. David Antonyan, O.D offers comprehensive care for Dry Eye Syndrome, utilizing advanced diagnostic methods and personalized treatment plans to alleviate discomfort and improve eye health.
Dry Eye Syndrome: Soothing Relief for Your Eyes
Navigating Dry Eye Syndrome
Dry Eye Syndrome is a prevalent condition characterized by insufficient or poor-quality tears, leading to persistent dryness, discomfort, and sometimes blurred vision. At Vivid Visions Optometry, Inc we understand how this condition can affect your daily life and are dedicated to providing effective relief and treatment.
Causes and Contributing Factors
Dry Eye Syndrome can be caused by various factors, including:
Aging: Especially common among people over the age of 50.
Environmental Conditions: Such as exposure to wind, dry air, and prolonged screen use.
Medical Conditions: Including diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and thyroid disorders.
Medications: Certain drugs, like antihistamines and blood pressure medications, can reduce tear production.
Eye Surgery: Past surgical procedures can impact tear production.
Symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome
Common symptoms include:
Persistent dryness, scratchiness, and a burning sensation in your eyes.
Feeling like something is in your eyes (foreign body sensation).
Redness and irritation.
Watery eyes (which is the body’s response to the irritation of dry eyes).
Diagnosing Dry Eye Syndrome
Our team, led by Dr. David Antonyan, O.D, uses advanced diagnostic methods to evaluate the quantity and quality of your tears. A comprehensive examination helps us understand the underlying cause and tailor a treatment plan specific to your needs.
Treatment and Management
Treatment for Dry Eye Syndrome may include:
Artificial Tears and Eye Drops: For mild cases to supplement natural tear production.
Prescription Eye Drops: To reduce inflammation or stimulate tear production.
Punctal Plugs: To block tear ducts and preserve natural tears.
Lifestyle Adjustments: Recommendations on environmental changes and screen-time management.
Nutritional Supplements: Omega-3 fatty acids can sometimes help improve tear quality.
Why Choose Vivid Visions Optometry for Dry Eye Care?
At Vivid Visions Optometry, Inc we are committed to providing personalized, comprehensive care for Dry Eye Syndrome. Our approach focuses not only on alleviating symptoms but also on addressing the root cause of dry eyes to improve your overall eye health and comfort.
If you’re in need of quality eye care, Dr. David Antonyan can help.
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