Category: Dry Eyes

First Aid for Eye Scratches

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Dry Eyes on May 18, 2019

Dos and Don’ts When You Scratch Your Eye People are usually very good at keeping things out of their eyes. Eyelashes help protect the eyes, our reflexes can snap our eyelids closed to block objects and our tears will wash out most dust or dirt that does get by. But accidents can still happen. Housework and sports are common eye injury causes. But even cooking or […]

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Allergy season is here

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Allergies, Dry Eyes on April 11, 2018

Eye allergies — red, itchy, watery eyes that are bothered by the same irritants that cause sneezing and a runny nose among seasonal allergy sufferers — are very common in the midwest. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology estimates that 50 million people in the United States have seasonal allergies, and its prevalence […]

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How Can You Tell What’s Causing Your Dry Eye?

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Dry Eyes on December 15, 2017

The feeling of dry eyes is often caused by a problem in the eye’s tears. The tear problems can be caused by the environment, drugs or health conditions. Low humidity, wind (sleeping with a fan or sleep apnea mask), allergens and smoke are environmental factors that can cause problems with your tears. Low humidity indoors […]

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The link between allergies and dry eye

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Dry Eyes on May 22, 2015

Red, watery eyes are the hallmark of both allergies and dry eye. For a long time, scientists thought of these conditions as separate, but it turns out they may have something in common: the seasons. Dry eye can significantly impact a person’s quality of life by inducing burning, irritation and blurred vision. This common condition […]

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4 Ways to avoid dry eyes

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Dry Eyes on April 20, 2015

At Pepose Vision, we offer some of the most advanced testing and treatment for dry eyes.  We are a TearLab Accredited Dry Eye Center which means you will be cared for by certified specialists in tear testing. We have the most advanced technology to diagnose and manage this irritating condition. Indications of dry eye include but […]

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