Blephasteam® a New Treatment for Dry Eyes

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What is Blephasteam? Blephasteam is a new device designed for the treatment of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD), dry eyes, and blepharitis. It was developed by Laboratories Thea and Dr. J.R. Fuller. Meibomian Gland Dysfunction and Dry Eyes The meibomian glands are located in the eyelids and … [Read more...]

Treatment of Dry Eyes with Eyeeco

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Eyeeco? Eyeeco is a company that produces a variety of products to help people who have dry eyes, blepharitis, meibomian gland dysfunction, and ocular allergies. Tranquileyes™ Tranquileyes™ Basic TE with Instant Thermoeyes This product contains a set of Tranquileyes goggles, set of foam sponges, … [Read more...]

Nature’s Tears® Eye Mist® for Dry Eyes

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What are Dry Eyes? Dry Eye Syndrome is a chronic eye disease characterized by a decrease in the tear film on the surface of the eye. The incidence of dry eyes is approximately 20 million Americans or more. People with dry eye syndrome or dry eyes complain of burning, watering, red eyes, itching, … [Read more...]

A New Treatment for Dry Eyes

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What is Dry Eye Syndrome or Dry Eyes? Dry eyes are a very common eye disease in that the normal tear production is decreased or lost. This results in symptoms such as dry eye sensation, grittiness, foreign body sensation, light sensitivity, redness, blurred vision, tearing, burning, itching, and … [Read more...]

Computer Eyestrain Relief

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Computers are part of nearly everyone's every day life, from students to retirees, more and more people are spending time on their computers for work and for fun.  This article will address some of the eyestrain issues and ways to find some relief. When we read, we hold the print where are arms … [Read more...]

Tear Osmolarity and Dry Eyes

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Dry Eye Syndrome Dry eye syndrome is a very common eye disease that is characterized by loss of a normal tear film on the surface of the eye. This results in symptoms such as a foreign body sensation, itchy, scratchy, burning sensation, sticky, pain, redness, and watering from irritation. … [Read more...]

Complications of LASIK Surgery

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Complications can be divided into two categories: complications during the surgery (surgical complications) and complications after the surgery (post-surgical or post-operative complications). Surgical Complications Microkeratome Complications Partial Flap A complete flap is not made. This is … [Read more...]

LASIK Causes Dry Eyes?

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Can LASIK Cause Dry Eyes? It has been shown that LASIK can cause the development of dry eyes and in some instances up to more than fifty percent. In most cases the dry eye syndrome resolves within a few months. The length and severity can vary significantly between patients. What is the Mechanism … [Read more...]

Sjogren’s Syndrome

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What is Sjogren’s Syndrome? Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease that involves glandular tissue in the body. These glands supply lubrication for the eyes, mouth and other parts of the body. The eyes and mouth are commonly involved and is associated with rheumatoid arthritis. There is a … [Read more...]

Computer Eye Strain

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Computer Eye Strain Computers, smart phones, and IPads are being used constantly today. With the long periods of use, people have started to complain of eye strain while using them. There are things that people can do help prevent computer eye strain. A Thorough Complete Eye Exam You need to … [Read more...]