Category Archives: Dry Eye

KEEP YOUR EYES HEALTHY PART IV BY BENJAMIN CLINGAN, OD

Last post, we discussed how cosmetics can interfere with our ocular hygiene.  This post we will discuss a couple of ways everyone can improve ocular hygiene. Warm compress – As mentioned last time, we have important glands (Meibomian glands) that line our eyelids.  Keeping these glands open and working properly is essential.  The oil (or… Read More »


July is Dry Eye Disease Awareness Month

Also known as dry eye syndrome, this common disorder affects tens of millions of people in the U.S. Symptoms can include itching, burning, redness or a foggy sensation. Our eyes are the only organs exposed to the outside, and it’s important to take care of them. They produce oily tears which shield sensitive tissues, and… Read More »


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