Dry eye

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Many people suffer from dry eye. Dry eyes can be from an aqueous deficiency or be evaporative in nature. Symptoms include red, scratchy irritated eyes that seem to "smolder" like fire all day long. A quick treatment to dry eyes include artificial tears such as refresh, Systane, or Blink but some turn to Visine or clear eyes. Any artificial tear that says "get the red out, "such as vision, actually makes your dry eyes drier!!! If you are suffering from dry gritty eyes book an appointment with one of our doctors. We have a few tricks up our sleeves to help you through this "dry patch."