Dry Eye Relief: Are Warm Compresses Worth It?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Dry Eyes on May 1, 2023
If you suffer from dry eye, you likely experience constant discomfort, from itching to a gritty feeling, as well as blurry vision or burning. When you’re seeking relief from these symptoms, you’ll try anything to lessen the effects. There are many ways you can help improve your dry eye symptoms. Keep reading to learn if… Read More
Are Meibomian Gland Dysfunction and Dry Eye Syndrome the Same Thing?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Dry Eyes on April 21, 2023
Ocular surface conditions can cause a range of issues, including irritation and blurry vision. Two common eye conditions that affect the surface of the eye are meibomian gland dysfunction, also called MGD, and dry eye syndrome. Meibomian Gland Dysfunction and Dry Eye Syndrome are not the same, but they are closely related. Keep reading to… Read More
What Are The Keys to Dry Eye Management and Treatment?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Dry Eyes on April 27, 2022
If you have dry eyes, it is likely that you experience irritation, tearing, and burning in your eyes throughout your day. The best way to manage your symptoms is to visit your eye doctor for a thorough evaluation and treatment plan. Keep reading to learn the keys to dry eye management and treatment! What Is… Read More
Is LipiFlow The Best Treatment For Dry Eyes?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Dry Eyes on May 28, 2021
The cause of dry eye syndrome varies from person to person, and so do the treatments. But LipiFlow can be a good treatment for many people, especially if you have meibomian gland dysfunction. Keep reading to learn about dry eye syndrome and determine if LipiFlow is right for you. What is Dry Eye Syndrome? Chronic… Read More
The Importance of Dry Eye Treatment in The Spring
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Dry Eyes on April 29, 2021
Do you find that your eyes are dry and itchy in the spring? Do you have allergies that amplify your dryness? Dry eye is a widespread yet treatable condition. It has many causes including, extended screen use, your environment, and allergies. If you develop dry eyes and have allergies, you could be in for a… Read More
Are My Eyes More Likely To Be Dry This Fall?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Dry Eyes on October 23, 2020
Do you love to be outdoors during the fall? Are you worried that fall will make your eyes dry? Dry eyes are more common than you think! You can develop them for several reasons. This may include your environment, too much screen time, or even dehydration. When fall is coming, there are so many things you want… Read More
5 Steps You Can Take to Reduce the Symptoms of Dry Eye
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Dry Eyes on June 15, 2017
When your eyes stop producing enough tears needed to nourish your eyes, you could start having to deal with a condition known as Dry Eye. Without enough tears to provide the necessary lubricant the eye needs you may experience some of these symptoms listed below as a result: • Scratching sensation • Dry, itchy, or burning… Read More
What is the Cause of Dry Eye?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Dry Eyes on April 21, 2016
The human eye relies a lot on tears to supply lubrication and moisture so that you can maintain your vision and comfort. You might be surprised to learn that tears are a combination of quite a few elements: water, oil, mucus, antibodies and proteins. Once these essential components are gathered, the human eyes special glands… Read More