eyecarecenter is staffed with highly trained dry eye specialists who use the latest technology to conduct thorough eye exams and help diagnose and treat a variety of eye conditions. Dry eyes can be a chronic condition, but your eyecarecenter doctor can prescribe a dry eye treatment to keep your eyes healthy and prevent your vision from being affected.
eyecarecenter has eye doctors in our locations serving in North Carolina who provide treatment for dry eye and other eye conditions. Find the location closest to you.
Dry Eye Symptoms
If you suffer from dry eyes and experience any of the following symptoms, schedule an appointment with one of our eyecarecenter doctors:
dryness, stinging, or burning feeling in your eyes
discomfort/difficulty wearing contact lenses
eyecarecenter can help make sure you’re comfortable and bring your eyes back to health.
Dry Eye Treatment Options from eyecarecenter
If dry eye goes untreated, it can increase your risk for eye infections, damage your eyes, and cause discomfort or irritation. The doctors with eyecarecenter provide a variety of effective treatment options such as, eyedrops, medication, eye inserts and punctal plugs, contact lenses, light therapy, and amniotic membranes.
Over-the-Counter Dry Eye Treatment Options
The doctors at eyecarecenter can provide advanced treatment options for dry eye and recommend you over-the-counter options. If your eyes feel irritated and dry, try the following at home treatments:
Reduce screen exposure and give your eyes a break
Warm compresses can help stimulate glands to produce tears
Use a humidifier to increase moisture in the air
Use eye drops to help with initial treatment
Fish oil supplements (2-3 grams of omega-3(DHA+ EPA) combined daily)
Please schedule an appointment at eyecarecenter if these over-the-counter options do not work for you. Our doctors can help determine more causes and find the right treatment plan.
Dry eye can cause a lot of discomfort if left untreated, the doctors at eyecarecenter can help diagnose, discuss options, and create a treatment plan. Click to schedule an appointment for an eye exam to treat dry eye.
The experienced eye doctors at eyecarecenter will help determine the cause of your dry eye and develop a treatment plan to ensure you’re comfortable and have wonderful vision.
Yes, over time contact lenses can cause dry eyes. It is important to use the proper contact solutions, do not sleep in your contacts, and follow the length of use guidelines.
Before seeing the eye doctor you can try over-the-counter options like eye drops, using warm compresses, and humidifiers to treat dry eye. If symptoms continue, the eye doctors at eyecarecenter can help with advanced treatment options.