The link between allergies and dry eye - Pepose Vision Institute

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 affects about 1 in 5 women and 1 in 10 men, and costs the U.S. health care system nearly $4 billion a year.

As a TearLab Accredited Dry Eye Center, we have the most advanced technology to diagnose and manage this irritating condition.  Come see us and enjoy the change of seasons without eye discomfort. To learn more, click here.

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