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Dry Eye Information

The thin film of fluid on the surface of your eyes is quite a complex recipe and if that is not produced by your body properly, unstable vision and discomfort and sometimes permanent damage to the ocular tissue can ensue.

The Basics - Dry Eye

The condition name 'DRY EYE' is inherently confusing as many people with 'Dry Eyes' excessively tear. They may have symptoms that do not necessarily feel dry. 'Dry Eye' refers more to an imbalance in your tear chemistry. The thin film of fluid on the surface of your eyes is quite a complex recipe and if that is not produced by your body properly, unstable vision and discomfort and sometimes permanent damage to the ocular tissue can ensue. For the purposes of mapping a treatment plan and communicating status, I break down DRY EYE into two main forms [1] suspected lipid…
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Recommendations for Lipid Deficiency Dry Eye

Recommendations based on a Lipid Deficiency Dry Eye (MOST common) The goal of treating lipid deficiency dry eye is to reduce the evaporation of tears from the ocular surface as low moisture causes irritation and damage to the ocular tissue. LEVEL ONE: Use non-preserved rewetting drops designed for Lipid Deficiency. Recommended 2-6 times per day. Option 1 - Hyabak® available through mEYE Spa (filtered bottle) Option 2 – non-preserved Optive Fusion or Optive Advanced - available through any pharmacy – individual use LEVEL TWO: All level ONE recommendations but to an enhanced vigilance also add [1] 5-10min of Bruder Mask…
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Recommendations for Aqueous Deficiency Dry Eye

Recommendations based on an Aqueous Deficiency Dry Eye The goal of treating aqueous deficiency dry eye is to dilute the tears so that they are less salty and irritating to the ocular tissue. LEVEL ONE: Use non-preserved rewetting drops designed for Aqueous Deficiency. Recommended 2-6 times per day. Option 1 - Thealoz® available through mEYE Spa – filtered bottle Option 2 – non-preserved Theratears or non-preserved HypoTears – available through any pharmacy - individual use LEVEL TWO: All level ONE recommendations but to an enhanced vigilance also add a non-preserved eye gel at bedtime - Recommended: Ocunox available at mEYE…
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Confusing Omega 3 - What to take for your Eyes

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How much Omega 3 should I take for dry eye? Simple question but the answer is a bit complex. Omega 3 supplements vary widely in their potency. The following information is what I recommend in clinic. It is not applicable to everyone and talk to your eye care provider for mor information. Look at the label of your Omega 3 supplement. Look for these numbers: Serving Size: e.g. 1,2,4 capsules Capsule Size: e.g. 500mg to 1200mg EPA content and DHA content. Ignore the serving size initially.Look at the EPA + DHA total This total needs to be APPROX 1000mg per…
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