A very common condition many people suffer from is Ocular Surface Disease (OSD). One of the symptoms is a dry eye. The eye is very dependent upon keeping moist to ensure vision remains clear. In dry climates, this is a very delicate balance and most people are probably suffering from dry eyes and don’t even know it is a treatable condition. Review the checklist below to determine if any of these symptoms affect your life and ask us for an appointment to analyze your level of dry eye. Recent developments in medicines and instrumentation has made treating OSD much more effective. Ask us about TempSure and IPL treatments if you are interested in next level care for dry eye.

DRY EYE (Ocular Surface Disease) CHECKLIST:

If you experience any of the symptoms below, you may be suffering from Ocular Surface Disease, often referred to as Dry Eye Syndrome. Left untreated, your symptoms will most likely intensify, making your daily life unpleasant, or worse, deteriorate your visual acuity. Ask us about treatments for this condition, including a comfortable, convenient, in-office procedure called punctual occlusion.

  • Red eyes
  • Constant tearing
  • Burning Pain or soreness in or around eyes
  • Itching Tired eyes
  • Foreign body sensation
  • Contact lens discomfort
  • Sandy or gritty feeling
  • Decreased contact lens tolerance
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Watery eyes
  • Dry throat or mouth
  • Occasional tearing
  • Arthritis/joint pain