Dry eye is a complex eye disease caused by many factors including tear gland problems, diet, environment and inflammation. A careful examination and assessment with allow the optometrist to determine the cause of the dry eyes, and a treatment plan can then be started.
Treating dry eye usually requires multiple therapies, and you will be advised which treatments are best for your condition. At Lakkis Optometry we will regularly monitor your progress and adjust your treatment as necessary to keep your eyes clear and comfortable.
Some of the treatments include:
- Diet and lifestyle changes
- Eyelid cleansing and massage
- Artificial tear drops, sprays and gels
- Cortisone or Cyclosporin drops
- Punctal plugs
- IPL laser therapy
- Blood serum drops