Dry Eye Therapy

Dry Eye Therapy

Dry eye is a common and often chronic problem. 30% of the Canadian population suffers from dry eye symptoms. Symptoms can vary from mild irritation to pain and blurry vision that can obstruct our daily activities including reading and driving. There are many causes of dry eyes and it is important to determine the exact cause(s).

What to expect for your Dry Eye Consultation?
  • Dry Eye Questionnaire¬†
  • Careful review of your systemic health and other environmental factors that may contribute to your dry eye symptoms
  • Evaluation of your tears + eyelids with the latest technology (tear film analysis & meibography)
  • Individualized dry eye therapy plan designed just for you that fits your visual needs!

What are the options for dry eye therapy?

Depending on the cause(s) of your dry eye, our team of optometrists may consider treatments including, but not limited to:

  • Eye drops and/or ointments
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Eyelid cleansers
  • Prescription medications
  • Punctal plugs
  • Meibomian gland expression
  • Thermal treatment (iLux)
  • Blepharitis management (BlephEx)
  • Lifestyle modifications

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