dry eye syndrome

Best way to treat Filamentary Keratitis

Filamentary Keratitis & Best Way to Treat Filamentary Keratitis Filamentary Keratitis is due to a damaged epithelial or Bowman’s layer of the cornea. A combination of factors (ie, aqueous tear deficiency, mucin deficiency, meibomian gland/oil irregularities, as well as viruses in some cases) combined with the shearing of the eyelids can lead to a vicious cycle …

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Sjögren Syndrome: Do you have a feeling of dry eyes, dry mouth, and arthritis? Let your MD and eyeMD know.

Sjögren Syndrome Dry eyes are most commonly NOT due to a significant underlying inflammatory condition. But in patients who also note dryness of the mouth and arthritis with their dry eyes may have a significant underlying inflammatory condition. Dry mouth is informally diagnosed clinically with a question, such as, “are you able to eat saltine crackers …

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Dry Eye Syndrome and Hormones

Dry eyes can be very frustrating in older women, especially if they feel their hormone replacement therapy is making the dry eye worse. Here is a great summary of what to be aware of with hormone levels in general and dry eyes. SLC Current Opinion in Ophthalmology Hormones and Dry Eye Syndrome An Update on …

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Instruction on cleaning your eyes: A Tiered, Step Ladder Approach to treating eye discomfort

Any discomfort related to your eyes can be very frustrating and at times scary. I am here to help you feel better. Below is my Tiered, Step ladder Approach. The most important step is step 1. That is the building block which prevents symptoms from worsening. Be sure to continue at least the warm washing …

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Step Ladder Approach to Burning, Itching, Foreign Body Sensation

Step Ladder Approach to Burning, Itching, Foreign Body Sensation [Blepharitis, Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD), Dry Eye Syndrome, Conjunctivitis] You should not feel eye discomfort when blinking & eye movement. You should not feel constant itching, foreign body sensation, burning, irritation, constantly tearing. If you have such symptoms, we know how to help. Let me give …

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