Dry Eye Disease (aka Ocular surface disease) is extremely common- especially in Colorado! It is a chronic and progressive disease that if left untreated may cause severe discomfort. Patients may or may not have symptoms in early stages of the disease, but the degenerative process that causes you to have symptoms later in life can Continue reading
BlephEx® is an FDA approved, in-office procedure to treat blepharitis and reduce dry eye symptoms. Blepharitis is a chronic inflammatory disease caused by an overgrowth of natural bacteria along the base of your eyelashes. It often leaves patients suffering from red, sore eyelids with crusty debris at the base of their eyelashes. The Blephex treatment Continue reading
The following are treatments generally preferred by our Highline Vision Center Optometrists for Dry Eye Disease. If you suffer symptoms of DED, talk to your Highline Optometrist about which treatment will be best for you.
Dry Eye Disease (DED), also known as Ocular Surface Disease (OSD) is a very complex condition that is chronic and progressive. More than 50% of those having the condition do not report symptoms, especially in the early stages. If dry eye disease is identified early, when mild, it is easier to treat, helping to slow Continue reading