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Can Dry Eyes Cause Floaters?

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Your eyes are crucial to your everyday life, and when something unusual develops, it’s natural to be worried. Floaters, those waving squiggly lines that drift throughout your vision, can sometimes be a sign that something’s wrong. So if you’ve ever experienced an increase in floaters alongside the burning sensations caused by dry eye, it’s normal […]

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10 Reasons You Have Dry Eye in the Morning

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The discomfort of dry eyes in the morning can be an unsettling way to start your day. Dry eye syndrome is a chronic condition characterized by insufficient lubrication on the eye’s surface. It can lead to burning, scratchy eyes, vision distortion, or excessive tearing to compensate for dryness.  If you wake up with dry eyes, […]

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What are the Best Vitamins for Dry Eye

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Dry eye syndrome can be a frustrating and uncomfortable condition. Luckily, vitamins can provide a natural solution for those who suffer from dry eyes. Vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin C, and omega-3 fatty acids, found in foods like oily fish and flaxseeds, have been shown to reduce the inflammation that leads to dry eyes.  […]

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Tips for Dealing With Dry Eyes In Winter

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The winter season brings many joys and winter activities, like skiing, ice skating, or building snowmen. But, the colder temperatures and lower humidity can also cause some discomfort, especially for those with dry eyes. Your optometrist can diagnose it during a routine eye exam. While winter can make dry eyes more likely, we have some […]

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Can Dry Eye Cause Headaches?

A senior woman sitting in front of her laptop computer takes off her eyeglasses and is suffering from dry eyes and a headache.

Experiencing dry eyes and headaches simultaneously is not an uncommon occurrence. However, while these 2 conditions often coexist, there isn’t concrete evidence to suggest that one directly causes the other. Dry eyes and headaches share common triggers, but the presence of one does not necessarily induce the other. Scheduling routine eye exams can help manage […]

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Do Contact Lenses Dry Your Eyes?

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If you wear contacts, you may have experienced dry, uncomfortable eyes at some point. This is a common problem among contact lens wearers, and it can range from mild irritation to severe discomfort. So, why do contacts sometimes dry out your eyes, and what can you do about it? Contact lenses can interfere with the […]

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Pros & Cons of Using Humidifier for Dry Eye

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Dry eye symptoms can affect many aspects of your day-to-day life. Regular eye exams at your optometrist can assess discomfort, such as dry eyes and provide a custom approach to your eye care needs. As frustrating as dry eye symptoms are, there is hope. Finding ways to reduce your dry eye symptoms can provide relief. […]

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