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Dry Eyes

Why are my eyes always dry?

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

Having dry eyes can be very annoying and uncomfortable – but is it something you should see a doctor about? Here are some things you should know if you have dry eyes.  What causes dry eyes? Dry eyes can be caused by many different things, including aging and certain medications and medical conditions. Medications such...  Read More

What Can Be Done for Patients with Chronic Dry Eye?

Monday, July 15th, 2019

The team of Marion Eye Center and Optical work with a number of patients every day who may have concerns regarding their vision. Patients who struggle with chronic dry eye may also want to speak to our professionals to determine the best course of action for treatment. Treatment of dry eye will vary from patient...  Read More

Keeping Your Eyes Healthy This Winter

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

When winter comes, we’re ready. We know exactly what we need to do to keep ourselves warm. If it’s your first year here, you may not know all the tips and tricks to keep yourself happy this winter. And, you may not even realize how harsh winter can be for your eyes. Keep reading to...  Read More

How to Heal your Dry Eyes

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Dry eye is generally the result of the tear ducts not working properly. Tears are an incredible combination of water, mucus, antibodies, and oil that make your eyes feel comfortable. When your tear ducts are not working right, dry eye can result. If your tears aren’t creating enough lubrication for your eyes, you may notice...  Read More

Top Tips for Treating Dry Eyes

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

One of the most frequent complaints eye doctors hear from patients is dry eyes, a condition that is generally caused when your tears are not the correct consistency and quickly evaporate. The result is eye pain and redness, blurred vision, eye fatigue, or the feeling that something is in your eye. The good news is...  Read More

Why Does Your Eye Twitch?

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Eye twitches usually happen in the lower eyelid, but sometimes the upper eyelid is involved. While they can be annoying, these spasms are pretty common. But why do they happen? There are several reasons: Too much caffeine. Excessive caffeine intake is a major factor for eye twitches. To see if this is the cause of...  Read More

Understanding Dry Eye Syndrome

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Do your eyes feel sore and dry? Do they burn and get red? If you said yes, you could be suffering from dry eye disease (or dry eye syndrome), a common condition that develops when your eyes don’t produce enough tears. These symptoms may also be accompanied by periodic blurriness that goes away when you...  Read More

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