Dry eye is a common eye problem. According to a survey commissioned by the Alberta Optometry Association, 90% of Albertans suffer from dry eye. Symptoms can range from uncomfortable to severe, affecting concentration and vision. But dry eye is often caused by multiple factors, from environmental factors like the dry Albertan climate to personal factors […]
Contact Lenses for Dry Eyes
One of the most common complaints that eye doctors hear from patients is that their contact lenses make their eyes dry. If you have dry eyes, you may have noticed that contact lenses can aggravate your symptoms. While both contact lens wearers and non-wearers experience dry eye syndrome (DES), the symptoms can be more severe […]
Can Dry Eyes Cause Floaters?
Dry eyes result from insufficient or poor-quality tears. There are many symptoms of dry eyes, and floaters are not one. Learn more about both conditions. […]
How Does Restasis Help Dry Eyes?
Dealing with dry eyes can be uncomfortable, and when they appear, you want nothing more than to find some relief. Many people opt to deal with the irritation and hope it goes away on its own. Your optometrist can help and advise you on various treatment methods. One of the treatment methods your optometrist may […]