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Dry Eyes

woman applying eyedroppersThe most common complaint Optometrist hear from their patients on a daily basis is, “my eyes are red and burn” or “my eyes feel gritty and dry”. These are the hallmark symptoms of dry eye. Tears are necessary for maintaining the health of the front surface of the eye and for providing clear vision.

The list of causes for dry eye is virtually endless. Age, gender, medication, medical conditions, environmental conditions including the factors affecting the tear film stability and subsequent tear evaporation and dryness.

Dry eye can be diagnosed through a comprehensive eye examination with special emphasis on the evaluation of the quantity and quality of the tears produced by the eyes.

-Please contact our office for a full dry eye assessment and treatment options.

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To our valued patients:

As we continue to be mandated closed due to the Covid 19 pandemic, we are in the midst of preparing and planning for our office to reopen. Our patient and staff health and well-being is our priority. In preparation we have been cleaning and disinfecting our office daily, staggering appointment times when scheduling patient visits and modifying the physical set up of the office to respect physical distancing measures. All surfaces touched by patients and Team members are being sanitized before and after use eg. door handles, frames, equipment. Our Team will be wearing Personal Protective Equipment throughout your visit. We are working hard to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for everyone. Please reach out to us should you have any questions or concerns.

We look forward to serving our community again soon!

The Team at Clarity Optometry