Archive | Dry Eye Syndrome

Tears are needed to lubricate the eyes and to wash away particles and foreign objects. A healthy tear film on the eye is necessary for good vision.

Dry eyes develop when the eye is unable to maintain a healthy coating of tears

Allergies or Dry Eye?

It is almost a no-win situation.   During the cold months, allergies flare up due to changes in the way we live. We live in homes that are sealed to trap heat in the winter and cool conditioned air in the summer. We have wall-to-wall carpeting and throw rugs on our floors. This comfortable and energy-conscious […]

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How to Prevent Dry Eye

Last month, I wrote about Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), which is the most common form of dry eye, and what can be done to treat dry eye disease. What about preventing it to begin with? Preventing the scratchy, burning and itchy sensation often associated with dry eye may be achieved by taking daily care of […]

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What is Dry Eye Disease?

Dry eye disease is a condition that is quickly becoming an epidemic. With smart phones and computer usage, dry eye is expected to increase from affecting 26 million Americans to 55 million within 10 years. Dry eye has been shown to affect twice as many women as men. Some of the symptoms associated with this […]

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Using Latest Technology to Improve Lives

“During rotations as a medical student, I witnessed a cataract surgery that changed the life of a veteran for the better,” said Dr. Vic Khemsara, ophthalmologist at Summit Eye Care, PA. “At that point, I knew I wanted to pursue a career in this field and help change people’s lives in the same way.” Today, […]

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