“Dry eye is a multifactorial disease of the ocular surface characterized by a loss of homeostasis of the tear film, and accompanied by ocular symptoms, in which tear film instability and hyperosmolarity, ocular surface inflammation and damage, and neurosensory abnormalities play etiological roles.”

Signs of Dry Eye Disease 

Dry Eye can present with any of the following symptoms:

 

  • Itchy eyes
  • Dry Eyes
  • Excessive tearing
  • Tired eyes that become more “heavy” as the day goes on
  • Inability to open eyes when you wake up in the morning
  • Burning or Stinging sensation
  • Sand-like sensation or grittiness
  • Pain or discomfort when you blink
  • Blurry vision that gets better when you blink

Comprehensive Dry Eye Exam

Who it’s for:

Perfect for those who are experiencing any of the symptoms mentioned above or those who have tried over-the-counter solutions with no success.

What to Expect:

This exam will include a thorough analysis of your gland, tear film, and ocular surface health. It includes special testing that is repeatable in order to monitor progress of your dry eye throughout the management of the disease. Dr. Mota and Dr. McNutt will design a treatment plan specific to your situation, type of dry eye, and set up a follow-up schedule to manage your dry eye disease.

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