DRY EYE DISEASE
Dry eye is common among both males and females. Dry eye is a multifactorial disease of the tear glands and ocular surface that causes symptoms of discomfort. Dry eye is a chronic and progressive eye diesease that if left undiagnosed could cause visual disturbance and damage the cornea.
Other factors that cause dry eye include autoimmune diseases, blepharitis, computer use, a dry environment, LASIK, pollution and some systemic medications.
Symptoms of dry eye include blurry or fluctuating vision, burning, foreign body sensation, grittiness, light sensitivity, redness, scratchiness, stinging and watery eyes.
Dry eye has a significant affect on quality of life, productivity in the workplace and ability to perform certain activities like reading and driving.
Our new Keratograph 5M is a non-invasive advanced technology that allows our eye doctor to accurately diagnose and initiate a personalized treatment for dry eye patients.
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