Category: Dry Eye

You Don’t Have to Suffer Through Scratchy Dry Eyes: OptiLight Can Help

An estimated 16.7 to 50.2 million Americans struggle with dry eye symptoms that affect their daily activities and quality of life. Most of these dry eye cases are caused by meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), in which the eyelid glands stop secreting enough oil and cause rapid tear evaporation. Untreated, dry eyes can cause severe damage […]

LipiScan™ Improves Dry Eye Diagnosis with High-Def Images of Eyelid Glands

Access Eye is excited to share the addition of LipiScan™ dynamic meibomian imager to our arsenal in diagnosing and treating dry eye disease. LipiScan™ technology captures high-definition images of the meibomian glands in the eyelids to diagnose meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) accurately. MGD is responsible for an estimated 86% of dry eye cases, and LipiScan™ […]

When to Seek Help for Eye Allergies? Warning Signs You Need an Optometrist

Eye allergies typically affect both eyes and cause itching, redness, swelling, and other uncomfortable symptoms. Also called allergic conjunctivitis, eye allergies can be confused with other conditions, such as dry eye disease. Men and women struggling with eye allergy symptoms should schedule an eye exam and allergy testing to determine what’s causing their issues and find relief with […]

Why Dry Eye Strikes in the Winter

It’s easy to find things to look forward to in the winter. From the crackling fireplaces to the glittering lights, winter can bring a feeling of warmth and joy. Unfortunately, winter can also lead to or worsen dry eye disease. If you are the one of the many who suffer from dry eye in the […]