Tag Archives: dry eye disease

Lighting the Way to More Comfortable Eyes

April 12th, 2020
We all shed tears. Our eyes produce tears continually, and when we blink, those tears spread across the front surface of our eyes to lubricate them. Tears also clear our eyes of debris and protect them from infection. But in some people, tears don’t work the way they’re supposed to and dry eye disease is the result. If you’re one of those people, you’re not alone. In the United States, more than 16 million people suffer from dry eyes.  That’s…

LipiFlow: A Defining Therapy for Dry Eye

March 11th, 2019
Among eye disorders, dry eye disease is one of the most common. It affects 30 million Americans. It’s also one of the most uncomfortable. With it, your eyes feel dry and may itch, sting and/or burn. There’s also a feeling you’ve got something foreign in your eye. And even though it’s called dry eye, your eyes may tear a lot, too. Dry eye disease is generally divided into two types. One is the aqueous deficient type, which means you’re not…