Category Archives: Dry Eyes

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What Could be Causing Your Itchy, Watery Eyes?

Itching, watering, redness, and other irritating eye symptoms may be caused by a few different factors. It is important to pay attention to ocular symptoms so that we may begin to uncover their origin. Usually, a little eye irritation is no big deal and will pass with time and rest. It could be that we’ve… Read More »

Put Dry Eyes in Their Place

Eye comfort is something we can easily take for granted. For the most part, we can rely on the glands in the eyes to produce high-quality tears to lubricate the ocular surface. In certain conditions, the treat film may evaporate more quickly than it should. The result is uncomfortable dryness and other symptoms. Statistics show… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 30 2021
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Chronic Dry Eye? Let’s Talk about LipiFlow!

Dry eye syndrome is an uncomfortable condition that affects nearly 30 million Americans. In some cases, dry eye is temporary and caused by digital eye strain. Sometimes, it is an imbalance in the tear film that is to blame. Eye lubrication originates in the Meibomian glands of the eye, which secret oil, mucus, and water.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2021
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Getting to the Root Cause of Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is a common problem that can affect adults of all ages. In some cases, we see symptoms similar to dry eye syndrome occur in teens. These symptoms include redness, a gritty or foreign body sensation, and tearing. Some people who struggle with severe dry eye syndrome may notice a thick mucus at… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2020
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Winter Dryness Doesn’t Have to Be a Pain

We’ve reached that time of the year when our outer landscape may change drastically from one week to the next. Gone are the hot, humid days of summer. Now that the air has cooled (oh, how it has cooled!), we need to remember that it has also become much dryer. Where there is dry air,… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 30 2019
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Menopausal Women are at Risk for Dry Eye

The years leading up to menopause and those that follow can be relatively unsteady for any woman. Symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats and insomnia and weight gain are just the tip of the iceberg. We typically give so much attention to these symptoms, though, that other conditions related to changing hormones could… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 30 2019
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Dry Eye Canton OH

Why Early Assessment of Dry Eye Symptoms is Critical to Quality of Life

Dry eye syndrome is a sneaky eye condition that is often overlooked for months or years before a person seeks treatment. According to statistics, approximately one-third of adults in the world are affected by dry eye disease. As suggested by the name, this condition involves an insufficiency in the tear film that covers the eyes.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 30 2019
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Computer Eye Strain

Winter is Here and that May Cause Dry Eyes

During the winter months in Ohio, we may think more about how to plan ahead for days that are better spent indoors than how the weather may affect our eye health. Many people feel the burn, so to speak, as the weather changes. Because cold weather often coincides with extra-dry air inside and outside of… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2019
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Women, Here’s What’s up with Those Dry Eyes!

Dry eyes cause excessive watering, itching, burning, and a scratchy sensation. Living with these frustrating symptoms for even a day or two can be unnerving. According to statistics, though, millions of people suffer them on a regular basis. Women, in particular, are prone to chronic dry eyes, or dry eye syndrome. To make matters worse,… Read More »

What to do about a Stye

You may not think much about the occasional bout with dry eyes or eye strain that you feel at the end of the day. Certain eye problems are less common so, if they do develop, could cause unnecessary stress. One such problem is the stye. There is nothing fancy nor too serious about a stye,… Read More »

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