We’re pleased to announce that TrueTear® is now available at Eye Clinic of Austin. If you feel like your eyes aren’t making enough tears, our Eye Care Providers and you can decide together if TrueTear® could be right for you.
Years ago, Vitamin D was thought of only as the vitamin that prevents rickets. In the last 15 years, however, scientists have discovered that Vitamin D leads not only to problems with bones and muscles but also plays a role in cancer, cardiovascular disease, cognitive disorders, and autoimmune diseases. In fact, vitamin D deficiency is considered a global public health problem.
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.
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.
With the increase in jobs that require Americans to work on computers or tablets, more people today are suffering from computer-related dry eye caused by staring at a screen all day.