Archive for the 'Dry Eye' Category


Is there a link between dry eye and eye infections?

Posted on June 2nd, 2013 · Posted in Dry Eye, Eye Health

Great question from a patient the other day regarding a relationship between dry eye and infections of the eye.  Most people don’t spend much time thinking about tears, but they really.. Read more


Quora: Is it bad to use moisturizing eye drops too frequently?

Posted on September 12th, 2012 · Posted in Dry Eye, Eye Health

Standard off-the-shelf moisturizing drops, like Visine, say to not use more than 4 times a day. The answer to this depends on your definition of “bad” and what specific drop.. Read more


Quora: Why does my eye sometimes swell when I’m tired?

Posted on July 3rd, 2012 · Posted in Dry Eye, Eye Health

I’ve been getting less sleep than usual for the past couple of weeks, and tonight my eye is a little swollen and sore. This has happened a few times in.. Read more


Quora: How does Clear Eyes work?

Posted on May 16th, 2012 · Posted in Dry Eye, Eye Health

There is actually a family of products under the Clear Eyes brand name and their uses range from basic eye lubricant to redness, itching, and allergy relief. Many of the.. Read more


Sources of Omega-3s

Posted on May 9th, 2012 · Posted in Dry Eye, Nutrition

OK.  So you read our Omega-3 primer, you like what you read (sans the Transformer reference), and you’re ready to start making a concerted effort to up your Omega-3 intake… Read more


Omega-3 Primer

Posted on May 7th, 2012 · Posted in Dry Eye, Nutrition

There’s been a lot of buzz about Omegas in recent years and sorry, 80’s youth, I’m not talking about Autobot tough-guy Omega Supreme from the Transformers. Omega-3s are termed “essential.. Read more


Quora: How do I apply Restasis?

Posted on May 4th, 2012 · Posted in Dry Eye, Eye Health

The instructions say I should “invert” the vial a few times. Do they just mean turn it over? Or is there a trick for turning the vial inside out or.. Read more


eye2eye interview with the Punctal Plug

Posted on June 9th, 2011 · Posted in Dry Eye, Eye Health

Dry eye affects millions of people worldwide.  Symptoms can vary from a mild, temporary irritation all the way up to significant visual compromise due to scarring of the surface of.. Read more