Dry Eye Therapy

What is Dry Eye Disease (DED)?


Dry Eye Disease is one of the most common reasons patients will seek an eye doctor. Up to 1 out of 2 Americans have some complaint or symptoms of Dry Eye Disease, which includes:


  • Blurry vision
  • Irritation
  • Itching
  • Tearing
  • Burning
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Gritty sensation
  • Unable to read for prolonged periods of time
  • Tired eyes
  • Eye strain
  • Increased blinking
  • Contact lens intolerance
  • Red eyes
  • Irritation upon awakening

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How do I know if I am at risk for Dry Eye Disease?

Risk factors of Dry Eye Disease are many, including:


  • Contact lens wear
  • Medications (anti-blood pressure, anti-histamines, antidepressants, anti-anxiety, acne medications, among others)
  • Ocular allergies
  • Smoking
  • Systemic conditions such as Diabetes and High Blood Pressure
  • Autoimmune Disease such as Sjogren’s, Thyroid, Lupus and/or Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Glaucoma medications
  • H/o eye surgery including LASIK, cataract surgery and eyelid surgery


Avant Eyes Optometry utilizes advanced diagnostic imaging to understand the severity of your disease and works to implement a treatment plan catered to you.


During a Dry Eye Consultation, we take a systematic approach to understanding and treating your dry eye, including implementing modifications to your medications, skin, diet, systemic health, behavior, environment, water intake, lid hygiene and eye/face anatomy.


We prefer a holistic approach to treatment with a combination of at-home and in-office treatments. Our goal is to provide you a comprehensive understanding of factors that contribute to your dry eye and empower you with treatments to provide long term relief of your symptoms.

Which treatments do you offer?

INTENSE PULSED LIGHT

MEIBOMIAN GLAND EVACUATION

MICROBLEPHAROEXFOLIATION

PUNCTAL PLUGS

NON/PRESCRIPTION EYE DROPS

AMNIOTIC MEMBRANE & AUTOLOGOUS SERUM


At Avant Eyes, during your Dry Eye Consultation, our primary focus is to determine a custom-tailored plan to restore your vision and alleviate your symptoms in a fast, effective and safe manner.


How do I know which treatment is right for me?

Please schedule a Dry Eye Consultation at Avant Eyes Optometry.

Take Our Dry Eye Quiz Here
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