Dry eyes are a concern all year round, so even though winter will soon be on its way out, you should avail yourself of our help here at Spare Pair Vision Center. Discomfort and temporarily impacted vision are common effects of dry eyes, and you don’t need to suffer with it thanks to our Tinton Falls optometrist.
It’s not too difficult to recognize the signs of dry eyes, though you may not have any obvious symptoms and still be dealing with it. Indications closely associated with this condition are a burning or stinging sensation of the eyes, tired eyes, blurry vision (particularly if you use a computer frequently or do a lot of reading), sensitivity to light, and reddening of the eyes. The risk factors for dry eyes include exposure to wind or smoke. Our Tinton Falls optometrist conducts a complete eye examination, part of which may be testing your tears for both volume and quality, which are the main reasons why dry eyes develop in the first place. If your eyes are not sufficiently lubricated, it is because your eyes are not producing enough tears, or that the tears being made are not good enough to do the job properly. The most effective and simple way to address the situation is with artificial tears. These special eye drops are designed to add the needed lubrication that your eyes are missing. You can get them over-the-counter at nearly any drug store, or let our Tinton Falls optometrist prescribe a stronger version, if you require it. Wear eyeglasses or sunglasses outside on windy days, avoid smoke, and think about getting a humidifier for your home. Most people get relief from the above methods. If you do not, surgery may have to be considered.
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