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Dry Eye Syndrome

What Causes Dry Eyes? 

Dry eye disease is a condition in which a person is unable to provide adequate lubrication for their eyes due to lack of tear production or because of poor quality of tears. Tears are necessary for maintaining the health of the front surface of the eye and for providing clear vision.



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As many as 20 million Americans suffer from some form of dry eye syndrome. Contact lens wearers, computer users and people who suffer from certain systemic conditions are especially at risk, and can benefit from treatment options. A poor diet, the use of certain medications, allergies, sinus problems and skin conditions are other known causes that can make you more susceptible to the dry eyes.

People who had LASIK vision correction or cataract surgery have a higher risk of dry eye. There is also an increased risk of dry eye after age 40.

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye?

The most common signs and symptoms of dry eye include:

  • Blurred vision, burning, sore or painful eyes

  • A sandy or gritty feeling to your eyes

  • Watery eyes

  • Sensitivity to light

  • Contact lens discomfort

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Dry Eye Treatment Options

Each case of dry eye is unique. After a thorough exam we will choose the treatment options that are best for your specific needs.

Possible treatments include specially-formulated artificial tears, Prescription eye drops, anti-inflammatory medications, punctal occlusion (Plug of the drainage system of the eye), diet modification, dry eye contact lenses Low Light Level Therapy (LLLT), Intense Pulse Light Therapy (IPL) and nutritional supplements.

Often, a combination of a few dry eye treatments in provides the best results.

We offer the latest Diagnostic and treatment for Dry Eye

Nostalgic Dry Eye Spa uses the latest diagnostic equipment and emerging, FDA approved technology to quickly and accurately pinpoint and treat the root cause of your dry eye problem. 

We provide custom treatment plans designed to maximize the relief of your dry eye symptoms AND treat the underlying cause of your discomfort.

Nostalgic Dry Eye Spa is now offering the Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT), the latest in dry eye treatment technology. Developed by NASA, LLLT has proven effective at treating dry eye disease. LLLT uses specially designed LED lights to gently warm up the eyelids, causing the meibomian glands to unclog and release oils.

  • Safe, non-invasive procedure

  • 15 minutes per session

  • No recovery time needed

  • No side effects or discomfort

  • Safe for adults and children

Click here to learn more about this exciting NEW dry eye treatment.

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