Dry Eye can affect men and women of any age. Some risk factors for dry eye include contact lens wear, computer use, Diabetes, hormonal changes, and certain medications such as birth control and allergy pills.
There is a growing population of individuals suffering from dry eyes. As a result, every patient at LaSalle Vision gets a dry eye assessment as part of their comprehensive eye exam without any extra cost. There is no “cure” for dry eyes however there are more treatment options available to you now than just artificial tears. At the end of your dry eye assessment Dr. Khatri will come up with a customized treatment plan to treat your dry eyes which may include any combination of the following: lid scrubs, warm compresses, artificial tears, restasis prescription eye drops, omega-3s, oral antibiotics and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) laser therapy.
If you suffer from dry eyes let us help you find the best solution for you so that you can focus on doing things that you enjoy the most. Call us today!