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Does Dry Eye Cause Blindness?

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If you’ve ever noticed a gritty and burning sensation, almost as if there’s a piece of sand trapped underneath your eyelid, you likely had dry eye disease. This is an extremely common eye condition that can cause symptoms ranging from discomfort to blurry vision, and while it’s treatable, it affects millions of people every day. […]

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How IPL Can Treat Dry Eye

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Dry eye disease (DED) is a common eye condition affecting millions worldwide. It’s characterized by symptoms such as dryness, itching, redness, and a gritty feeling in the eyes. While various treatments are available, intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy is a promising and relatively new option.  IPL uses pulses of high-intensity light to target and treat […]

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What Vitamins Help with Dry Eyes?

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Dealing with dry eyes can be extremely frustrating. That gritty, burning, or sandy sensation on your eyes can be irritating and uncomfortable while affecting all aspects of your day-to-day life. This condition is more common than most people think, and fortunately there are many ways to help treat dry eye syndrome. Aside from regular visits […]

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Waking Up with Dry Eyes: Causes and Solutions

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Waking up with dry eyes can be a frustrating experience. Understanding the cause and potential solutions to this problem can help you find much-needed relief and avoid dry eye complications. There are a variety of potential dry eye causes, including environmental factors, computer vision syndrome, long-term contact lens usage, and certain medications. If you’re waking […]

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