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Dry Eye, also known as Dry Eye Disease, is a common condition caused by a lack of sufficient tears to lubricate and nourish the eye. Dryness occurs when your eyes either do not produce enough tears or produce tears of poor quality. Tears provide lubrication, wash away foreign matter in the eye, and keep the surface of the eyes smooth and clear. They are necessary for maintaining eye health and providing clear vision.
In Calgary and area, dry eyes are a common and often chronic problem, particularly in older adults. Consequences of dry eyes range from subtle eye irritation to significant inflammation and even scarring of the front surface of the eye. This condition can interfere with your work and quality of life.
Treat and diminish your dry eye symptoms with these dry eye packages.
Common Dry Eye symptoms may include:
Dry Eye is a multifactorial disease that can be caused by both physiological and environmental factors. Such factors may include:
Certain medical conditions
Refractive surgery (LASIK, PRK)
Frequent computer use
Various Dry Eye treatment options exist, as signs and symptoms vary from patient to patient. Our optometrists assess each patient and can provide personal approaches to each patient. Such treatments may include:
Prescription eye drops
At Mayfair Eye Care, we are experienced in providing instant relief and long-term solutions for anyone suffering from Dry Eye. Our Calgary office offers patient questionnaires and diagnostic testing, including tear assessment, measurements, and eyelid gland expression. These tools help determine the underlying cause and allow our eye doctors to develop an individualized treatment plan to help manage your symptoms. Book your consultation with our Calgary optometrists today!
MYAH is a multifunctional device providing critical tools to support myopia management AND a suite of dry eye assessment tools!
MYAH Dry Eye Assessment Tools
These tools offer non-invasive Tear Break-up Time (NIBUT), tear gland imaging with the area of loss analysis, tear volume height analysis, blink analysis, real-time fluorescein dye imaging and video acquisition, and video review of anterior corneal aberrations between blinks.
Do you suffer from any of the symptoms mentioned above?
To help determine the severity of your Dry Eye symptoms, we’ve developed a short questionnaire that will allow you to articulate your symptoms before seeing an optometrist at Mayfair Eye Care.