Dry Eye Treatment
Dry eye syndrome is a chronic and often a progressive condition. It is very common and can be caused by a number of different factors. Usually, you can manage your condition successfully and experience noticeably greater comfort, fewer symptoms and even sharper vision.
Depending on the cause and the severity of the dry eyes, there can be a number of symptoms, including:
- Excessive tearing
These symptoms can both affect your vision and your mood. Constant irritation and fatigue in your eyes can also be dangerous and interrupt daily activities like reading or driving a car.
Different Approaches to Dry Eyes Treatment
Some of the common dry eye treatments include:
- Artificial tears
- Restasis prescription eye drops
- Steroid eye drops
- Lacrisert slow-release lubricant
- Punctual plugs
- Warm compresses
- LipiFlow Thermal Pulsation System
- Intense pulsed light
Your doctor will advise you of the best treatment for your particular condition.