Check out the latest article in the "Washington Post", research published in JAMA, Internal Medicine regarding Cataract surgery and dementia.

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Dry Eye and Meibomian Gland Disfunction

Dry Eye and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Your symptoms of dry eye may be caused by a lack of tear production OR, your symptoms may be coming from your eyelids. Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) is a chronic progressive disease and can be asymptomatic in early stages.  MGD occurs when there is a misfunction of the eyelid glands that produce the protective oil layer of your tears.

Some conditions that can contribute to MGD:

  • Environment
  • Poor Blinking
  • Allergies
  • Screen time
  • Makeup                 

Screening is easy and can be diagnosed in a routine evaluation.  After tear film evaluation and gland imaging, your doctor will make recommendations. Treatments range from blinking exercises, lid hygiene, Omega-3's, to thermal eyelid treatments including, LipiFlow.

 

LipiFlow treatment is offered at Associated Eye Surgeons. This comfortable and automated in-office treatment is done while resting in a reclining chair and requires no downtime post treatment.

Don't suffer with eye irritation any longer. Call and let us help you feel better.

 

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