Ah, spring! After a long cold winter, warm weather can’t get here quick enough. Yet, for some people, the spring season is as dreadful as a trip to the dentist. The reason: allergies. Seasonal allergies can cause a host of eye issues, and the symptoms are very similar to occasional dry eye. So, how can you be sure if the itchy, gritty, tired eyes are the symptoms of seasonal allergies or occasional dry eye?
It’s no surprise that 45 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses – you’re probably one of them! But how you dispose of them may have a bigger environmental impact than you think. Continue reading Think “Green” with Your Contact Lenses
With the spring season comes allergy season, and for millions of people, that means dry, itchy, and irritated eyes. These issues are very similar to occasional dry eye, which affects nearly five million Americans age 50 and older, no matter the season. Continue reading Allergies and Itchy, Irritated Eyes
Not all fat is bad, but what kind of fat is “good”? Omega-3 is an essential fatty acid that can actually help reduce occasional dry eye issues. Continue reading Omega-3s and Occasional Dry Eye
Originally used as a food source by Native Americans and early settlers in the U.S, Evening Primrose Oil is now used as a vitamin because of its amazing health benefits. Continue reading 4 Benefits of Evening Primrose Oil
Eye allergies can be caused by multiple factors, but the outcome is almost always the same: it can make you miserable. If your eyes feel itchy and dry (or watery), you’re not alone.
Continue reading Allergy Season Is Here: 5 Ways to Find Relief From Itchy and Red Eyes
Hot flashes, fatigue and irritability aren’t the only signs of menopause. Burning, itchy eyes is very common in menopausal women, but is often overlooked and not thought as connected to menopause. Continue reading The Often-Ignored Menopause Symptom – Dry and Gritty Eyes
If your eyes feel dry and itchy, you need to know some facts. Continue reading 3 Common Causes Of Occasional Dry Eye
When most women think of menopausal symptoms, they imagine hot flashes, moodiness and night sweats. But there’s one symptom that’s often forgotten when hormones begin to fluctuate – occasional dry eye. In fact, occasional dry eye affects 61 percent of menopausal women, according to an article by the Huffington Post.
Occasional dry eye can have an enormous impact on the quality of one’s life. Just ask Lori B. of Irving, TX. She’s struggled with the issue for about three years.
Tears play a powerful role in keeping your eyes nourished and protecting your vision. Occasional dry eye is a common condition in which the tear ducts make insufficient tears for lubricating and nourishing the eye.