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DRY EYE TREATMENT AT Atkinson Eye Care


During a dry eye examination at our eye care center in Algonquin, we will recommend dry eye treatments tailored to treat your symptoms and provide lasting relief. We are dedicated to ensuring that you enjoy clear and comfortable vision so that you can live your best life. Whether you have chronic dry eye or a recent dry eye issue, we have the right treatment plan for you.

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Algonquin Dry Eye Treatments

 

Atkinson Eye Care has some of the most cutting-edge and advanced technologies to quickly and effectively test for dry eye syndrome.

Among our treatments for dry eye syndrome, the most typical treatments start with medicated eye drops, anti-inflammatory drops, or a heated compress. Occasionally, tiny devices called punctal plugs are inserted into the eye’s tear duct to prevent moisture from draining out of the eye. These plugs increase the moisture level for long-term relief.

Let Dr. Elizabeth Atkinson and the talented, experienced staff help get you started on the path to real long-term relief from dry eye.

Check out our practice’s dry eye treatments below.


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    Meibomian gland dysfunction is a common cause of dry eye, which can cause your eyes to feel itchy and gritty. Heat therapy helps clear blockages in the meibomian glands, thus relieving dry eye symptoms.
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    Are your eyes chronically red or itchy? It could be dry eye syndrome. If over-the-counter eye drops aren’t giving you the relief you need, punctal plugs may be the answer.
  • MiBo Thermoflo Thumbnail.jpg
    Are your eyes red? Do they feel gritty or burn? If so, you may have dry eye syndrome. MiBo Thermoflo can offer you the relief you seek. Read on to learn more.
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    Meibography is a screening tool that detects the severity of MGD, thus enabling your eye doctor to recommend the best treatment possible.
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    If you suffer from dry eye syndrome and have yet to find the best solution for you,  Autologous Serum Eye Drops may be the answer. Below, learn more about what they are and how they can relieve your eyes from dryness.
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    Do your eyes sting, burn or feel scratchy? If so, you may be experiencing dry eye.  Consult your eye doctor, who will diagnose the problem and prescribe the best treatment.
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    We know that for those with dry eye syndrome, finding relief is a priority. Here’s why a visit with a dry eye optometrist will provide longer-lasting relief than searching through the aisles of your neighborhood drug store
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    Hot compress eye masks provide relief to those suffering from dry eye disease and can also be used to treat blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction.
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    Mild to moderate dry eye symptoms can be relieved at home with the use of warm eye compresses. They are easy to make and can also be purchased at drugstores.