Understanding and Relieving Dry Eye

The number of Americans suffering from dry eye is on the rise and continues to be one of the most common reasons patients visit their eye doctor. Over 26 million Americans have dry eye, and many don’t even realize they have the issue because they attribute it to eye fatigue or allergies.

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July is Dry Eye Awareness Month

Dry-Eye-Diagram July is Dry Eye Awareness Month

As we kick off the month of July, it’s a time to bring awareness to an eye disease that affects more than 40 million Americans each year – dry eye. Dry eye, often called dry eye syndrome or dry eye disease, is an ocular disease that typically occurs as we age.

Identifying and treating Dry Eye Syndrome

These cold winter months may be wrecking havoc on your eyes but armed with accurate information and potential treatment options, you can keep your eyes happy and healthy in all conditions.