Do your eyes water easily?
Are your eyes feeling itchy or gritty?
Do you have a burning sensation in your eyes?
Do you spend more than 5 hours a day in front of a screen (computer, tv, phone, tablet)?
If you answered YES to one of these questions, it may be time to get your eyes assessed.
We are now offering the newest technology for lid pathology and dry eye issues. We have dedicated care using an innovative camera called the Meibox.
We are one of the very few clinics offering this service in Victoria.
Artificial tears may be recommended to provide temporary relief for dry eye symptoms.
There are prescription treatments for Dry Eye Disease that you may not yet know about.
Changes to your diet
Did you know that foods like fish and flaxseed may help with dry eyes as they contain Omega-3 fatty acids.
Devices and Procedures
Devices and procedures may be suggested for some cases of Dry Eye Disease.
Tips to help manage dry eye symptoms
- Get Enough Sleep
- Wear sunglasses to block the sun and wind
- Put your phone away... for a bit
- Sit at least 25 inches away from your screen
- Don't over-wear contacts
- Use a humidifier in your bedroom or house
- Decrease your monitor brightness