Dry Eye

If your eyes are frequently red, itchy, and dry, you may be suffering from Dry Eye Syndrome. This condition is relatively common, and can be caused by a variety of factors. At Prestera Eye, our eye doctors, Dr. Tory Prestera and Dr. Kevin Garff, offer simple treatment options designed to alleviate the irritation caused by Dry Eye.

What Are the Symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome?

Some of the most common signs and symptoms of dry eye include:

If you are experiencing some or all of these symptoms on a regular basis, you may be suffering from Dry Eye Syndrome. Please contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our knowledgeable eye doctors. Following a thorough examination, they can help you find a treatment to help prevent further discomfort.

What Causes Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry Eye can occur as a result of one’s environment, such as dry or dusty locations, but it can also be the result of other concerns:

How Is Dry Eye Treated?

As noted above, Dry Eye can be the result of various factors. Depending on your unique case, Dr. Prestera or Dr. Garff can recommend a treatment option that is most effective for addressing your specific underlying cause. Many patients find relief with medicated eye drops or artificial tears, but a punctal plug procedure can also help improve tear production, if necessary.

Contact Prestera Eye Medical Group

To learn more about Dry Eye Syndrome and how it can be treated, or to schedule an appointment with one of our eye care specialists, please contact us today.