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Any other tips for treating dry eyes?

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A woman rubbing her eyes due to irritation felt as a result of dry eye.

There are many triggers that perpetuate dry eye symptoms which is why it is very important to eliminate and treat these triggers. When exposed to dry, windy or smoky air, wear protective eyewear. Decrease screen time and take frequent breaks to blink while working on your computer, smartphone, or tablet. Reduce contact lens wearing time and give the eyes a break for tear circulation. Change skincare and cosmetic products to those formulated for sensitive, dry eyes. These products are usually free of fragrances, parabens and GMOs. Treat and manage any medical conditions such as Sjrogren’s, arthritis, lupus, diabetes, thyroid disorders and rosacea.

Facial rosacea and ocular rosacea are commonly overlooked as a major driving force for evaporative dry eyes. Rosacea is easily treated and managed with Lumenis Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). Clean your eyelid-eyelash margins daily to prevent bacteria and mite plaque buildup using an eye safe cleanser such as Zocular gel. TempSure Envi Radio-frequency (RF) therapy is a non-invasive, in-office treatment to unclog Meibomian glands. And be sure your diet supports dry eyes by incorporating anti-inflammatory foods and omega3 oil supplementation.

To find out which treatment would benefit you, schedule an appointment at LUMINANCE VISION Dry Eyes and Aesthetics Spa.

What products do the doctors at LUMINANCE VISION recommend for treating dry eyes?

EyeEco Heat Mask Severe Dry Eyes because it is a combination of moisture and dry heat. This mask also retains its heat for at least 10 minutes. 

Zeiss Disposable Heat Mask for travel or on-the-go. This convenient mask soothes uncomfortable dry eye symptoms.

Daily eyelid cleansing using Eyelid Cleansing Gel Wash. Daily cleaning prevents bacteria and mite buildup that keep eyelid glands clogged. 

Take 3 tabs of Omega 3 tabs or 1 teaspoon of Omega 3 liquid daily. This omega-3 is ultra-purified to help your glands produce healthy, long-lasting tears. 

Cosmetic products which are formulated from eye-safe products. Eye Shadow and Mascara

iSClinical is a botanical skin care line formulated for sensitive and rosacea-prone skin. Here’s a link to Dr. Mei Fleming’s recommended skincare products

Any more questions? Schedule an appointment at LUMINANCE VISION Dry Eyes and Aesthetics Spa.

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