dry eye

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Dry Eyes: What Is Intense Pulsed Light Therapy? 

by Russ Lazarus December 13, 2020

Intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy treats the underlying cause of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and dry eye syndrome (DES), providing long lasting results for millions […]

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Eye Allergies and Contact Lenses

by Russ Lazarus December 13, 2020

Eye allergies can cause a host of uncomfortable symptoms, making contact lens wear difficult for many allergy sufferers.  Eye allergies can cause any of the […]

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Why Do My Eyes Feel Gritty?

by Russ Lazarus December 13, 2020

Gritty eyes can make your eyes feel scratchy, rough and irritated— almost as if a piece of sand is stuck in your eye. Gritty eyes […]

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How Is Meibomian Gland Dysfunction Treated?

by Russ Lazarus December 13, 2020

Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is one of the leading causes of dry eye syndrome and blepharitis. Recent studies show up that to 59 percent of […]

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Can Warm Compresses Help Dry Eyes?

by Russ Lazarus December 13, 2020

If you are suffering from mild to moderate dry eye symptoms, warm compresses are a natural way to treat dry eyes and relieve uncomfortable symptoms.  […]

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Why Do Dry Eyes Affect Women More Than Men?

by Russ Lazarus December 13, 2020

Why is it that over 67 percent of patients with dry eyes are women? This means that women are twice as likely to suffer with […]

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Tips for Allergic Eyes

by Russ Lazarus December 13, 2020

Did you know that up to 25 percent of people suffer from eye allergies? Eye allergies can develop at any time during the year, and […]

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How Is Dry Eye Syndrome Diagnosed?

by Russ Lazarus December 9, 2020

Dry eye syndrome affects up to 50 percent of adults. Dry eye syndrome is a chronic condition that occurs when the eyes cannot produce a […]

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Dry Eyes or Eye Allergies?

by Russ Lazarus December 9, 2020

If allergy medication and over-the-counter eye drops, gels, and ointments have yet to relieve your dry, itchy eyes, it may be time to schedule an […]

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Why Do My Eyes Feel Sore?

by Russ Lazarus December 9, 2020

Nearly half of all adults experience sore eyes and up to 33 percent of patients in eye care clinics present with complaints about dry eye. […]

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Managing Dry Eyes in the Spring 

by Russ Lazarus December 9, 2020

Have you been diagnosed with chronic dry eyes or dry eye syndrome (DES)?  If you also suffer from seasonal allergies, your dry eye symptoms may […]

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Answers to Your Top 6 Questions about COVID-19 and Your Eyes

by Russ Lazarus November 17, 2020

With healthcare information changing daily amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, little attention has been given to the virus’ effect on one of the most sensitive parts […]

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Can Pregnancy Affect Vision?

by Russ Lazarus November 2, 2020

An estimated 15 percent of women experience vision changes during pregnancy.  Pregnancy can bring about many different changes in your body. These changes, although sometimes […]

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Why Is My Eye Twitching?

by Russ Lazarus November 2, 2020

Have you ever felt your eyelid moving or twitching involuntarily?  What is an eye twitch? An eye twitch, clinically termed myokymia, occurs when the eyelid […]

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Common Contact Lens Problems

by Russ Lazarus September 14, 2020

While wearing contact lenses is a safe alternative to eyeglasses, they can come with problems that you may not expect— especially if you are a […]

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What Are Scleral Lenses?

by Russ Lazarus September 14, 2020

Scleral lenses are a type of gas permeable (GP) lens that are specially designed for patients with corneal irregularities and other eye conditions that make […]

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Dry Eye and Menopause

by Russ Lazarus September 3, 2020

Approximately 61 percent of perimenopausal and menopausal women are affected by dry eyes.  Menopause causes many hormonal changes. During menopause, the body produces less androgen, […]

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Does Eyelid Cleaning Improve Dry Eye?

by Russ Lazarus August 31, 2020

Over 50 percent of dry eye symptoms are caused by inadequate eyelid hygiene. Dry eye can be a symptom related to many different conditions, but […]

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Vision Therapy: Glossary of Terms

by Russ Lazarus August 30, 2020

AMBLYOPIA also known as “lazy eye” is a visual condition that affects approximately 2 or 3 out of every 100 children in the United States. […]

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Dry Eye Quiz

by Russ Lazarus August 30, 2020

Are you suffering from dry eyes?  This questionnaire will allow you to record the frequency and severity of your dry eye symptoms, and help your […]

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