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Dry Eye Treatments – What Are Your Options?

When it comes to treating your specific dry eye condition, it is important to conduct a comprehensive eye exam of the lids, cornea, conjuctiva and tear film. Once a diagnosis of dry eye is made, your eye care practitioner will likely recommend one or more of the following six dry eye therapies: Artificial Tears (or Eyedrops) Eyelid Hygiene Ocular Vitamins Immunologic Therapy Punctal Plugs Heat and Light Eyelid Treatment Let’s discuss these reatments in some

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Thealoz Duo: 2 Drops in 1 for Dry Eye

Have you ever wondered how some organisms can survive, and actually thrive, in dry environments like the desert?  The secret with certain plants is their ability to produce a bioprotectant called Trehalose.  Trehalose is a naturally occurring sugar found in many plants, such as the Rose of Jericho, pictured above (also known as the Resurrection plant).  Its unique properties enable survival in conditions of extreme dehydration, freezing, and U.V. radiation. Trehalose is one of the

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Dry Eye Syndrome: Everything You Need To Know

Dry eye syndrome is a condition caused by a lack of moisture or lubrication in the eye. It typically affects adults, with incidence increasing with age and can progress in severity if not treated. However, several remedies do exist to treat dry eye syndrome and to provide relief. It’s important to understand the most common causes and symptoms of the condition, and to seek treatment in a timely fashion from an eye care specialist if

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New Tool to Treat Dry Eye, Styes & Chalazion

I would like to discuss our new HYDRATING COMPRESS – a convenient, natural way to relieve dry eye, styes, chalazions and blepharitis. Simply microwave the special microbead-containing compress for about 30 seconds, then apply to closed eyes for 10 minutes. The moist heat released from the compress helps unplug oil glands and follicles. This frees the oil in the glands to move onto the eyes, thereby reducing tear evaporation. There is no water, no waiting

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