If you’re experiencing the redness and irritation that accompanies dry eye, you’re not alone. Currently, it’s estimated that almost 30 percent of Canadians suffer from it.
Due to the prevalence of this condition there are an abundance of treatment options available. We here at Rocky Ridge Eye Centre are happy to make them available to you.
In order to determine what type of dry eye condition you may have and what stage it may be in, a comprehensive eye exam is required. Our Optometrists will thoroughly examine your eyes to look for any irritation or other telltale symptoms of dry eye. The results of this exam will help in determining which treatment option is best for you.
Such treatments can include:
Risk factors for dry eye can include:
These two conditions may have different origins but there is some overlap in symptoms and either condition will worsen the other.