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How To Get Rid of Rosacea Permanently

A before and after treatment comparison image of a woman's face with rosacea on the left side and clear skin on the right

Rosacea, a chronic skin condition characterized by facial redness, flushing, visible blood vessels, and sometimes acne-like bumps, can be a source of frustration and discomfort for those who suffer from it.  While there’s currently no cure for rosacea, there are numerous treatments, strategies and lifestyle changes that can help manage and minimize its symptoms, including […]

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How To Get Rid of Acne Scars

A young girl with acne on her cheek looking into a mirror as she squeezes a pimple on her cheek.

Acne—it’s not just a temporary skin intruder that can wreak havoc on your face in its red, inflamed form. Sometimes, it leaves behind a reminder in the form of acne scars, a long-lasting blemish on your skin. But it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s possible to reduce the appearance of acne scars with […]

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Can Dry Eyes Cause Headaches?

A man sitting at a desk in an office with his laptop and holding his glasses in his right hand as he rubs his eyes

Dry eyes can be frustrating and chronic. Your optometrist can help you find treatment and get relief, but dry eyes can lead to irritation, discomfort, and more if you don’t seek help.  Dry eyes and headaches sometimes occur together, and people with certain types of headaches are more likely to experience dry eyes, but more […]

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What are the benefits of TempSure Envi Radio Frequency (RF) treatment?

TempSure Envi RF uses sound waves delivered into the deeper tissue to generate heat and stimulate collagen and elastin remodeling. By doing so, RF restores the function and structure of aging eyes and eyelids.  Here are the specific benefits:  Want to improve your dry eyes and eye appearance?  Schedule an appointment at LUMINANCE VISION Dry Eyes […]

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Any other tips for treating dry eyes?

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 […]

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What causes dry eyes? Are there specific seasons or environmental factors that contribute?

A young woman rubbing her eyes as she experiences discomfort due to dry eye.

There are two main types of dry eye disease: Evaporative and Aqueous Deficient dry eyes. In evaporative dry eyes, the tears you produce evaporate too quickly. In aqueous deficient dry eyes, you don’t produce enough tears. The most common type of dry eye disease is evaporative dry eyes. In evaporative dry eyes, the tears produced […]

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How Does IPL Treat Dry Eye Disease?

An optometrist using IPL treatment to treat a female patient's dry eye.

IPL is an advanced treatment and prevention of dry eye disease. With controlled light energy applied directly onto the face and eyelids, IPL reduces facial and peri-ocular inflammation which is the driving force of dry eye disease.  Facial inflammation is what triggers dry eye disease and, left untreated, will progress it into painful dry eyes. […]

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How Often Should I Get an Eye Exam?

Did you know that women are at a higher risk for certain eye diseases and vision loss than men?  Even if you think your prescription hasn’t changed, it’s important to schedule regular eye exams to monitor your eye health.  sOur team not only checks your visual acuity but also screens for any eye diseases that […]

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