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Dry Eye Center of Excellence

Dry eye is one of the most under-diagnosed ocular diseases, and yet it is one of the most common reason why patients go see their eye care professional. Dry eye occurs when your eyes do not produce enough tears or the tear quality is poor. Tears are necessary for maintaining the health of the front of the eye and for providing clear vision. As a Dry Eye Center of Excellence, we at The Vision Store strive to provide our patients with most accurate diagnosis and treatment for dry eyes.

Our services include Tear Lab Osmolarity Testing, Inflammadry, Mibo Thermoflo Heat Treatments, lacrimal plus, Restasis and Xiidra treatments, and numerous other products. Many factors can contribute to a patient becoming symptomatic of dry eyes.

Most common causes of dry are listed below:

  • Hot, dry or windy climates
  • Cigarette smoke or air pollution
  • LASIK
  • Contact lenses
  • Low blink rate
  • Medications
  • Hormonal changes
  • Age & Gender

The most common symptoms of dry eye disease are:

  • Grittiness
  • Irritation
  • Redness
  • Tearing
  • Fluctuations in vision

Tear Lab Osmolarity Testing [PDF]