Dry eye is an eye condition in which the eyes are unable to stay adequately lubricated or nourished because they either don’t make enough tears, or they don’t make quality tears. It’s common and can sometimes be often managed with non-prescription medication; usually, artificial tears. However, when it’s doesn’t respond to over the counter artificial tears and home remedies, should make an appointment at our Billeaud optometry office.
Dry eye has some very unpleasant symptoms, including: a sensation of something being in your eye, eye redness, a gritty feeling, and stinging and burning. The good news is that you can get relief from your symptoms by seeing an experienced eye doctor at our Billeaud optometry office. Professional dry eye treatment will vary but for the mostly it involves adding tears, conserving tears, increasing tear production and treating the inflammation of the eyelid or the surface of the eyes. Our eye doctor can provide treatments to help restore and to maintain the normal amounts of tears in the eyes, which makes the eyes feel more comfortable and helps maintain the health of the eyes. We offer other services aside from dry eye treatment at our quality eye care practice. Some of our other services include: comprehensive eye exams, the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy screening, and co-management for cataract and LASIK surgery and contact lens exams and fittings. We accept many methods of payment for your convenience. We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover credit cards, cash, Care Credit. We also accept many insurance plans. Please call us to find out if we take yours. One of our associates would be more than happy to help you.
If you’re suffering with dry eye symptoms, don’t wait. Contact our Billeaud optometry
office right now to schedule an appointment.