Relieving Dry Eyes
Dry eye disease is a common condition that can cause your eyes to feel irritated if not treated. The disease occurs because the eyes aren’t able to produce enough high-quality tears to keep the eye lubricated.
Many people that suffer from dry eye disease simply put up with the irritation rather than seeking out a solution. We’re here to relieve your eyes. Through a variety of solutions, we’re here to relieve your dry eyes.
What is Dry Eye Disease?
Dry eye disease is normally caused by 2 main factors—decreased tear production and increased tear evaporation. Together, these factors can create irritation and other uncomfortable symptoms.
Decreased tear production can be caused by the following:
- Certain medications
- Specific medical conditions
- Overuse of contact lenses
Increased tear evaporation can be caused by the following:
Xiidra and RESTASIS
Amniotic membranes are one of our more innovative solutions for treating dry eyes. The membranes are made of stem cell tissues that have healing and regenerative materials.
Amniotic membranes are typically used for severe cases of dry eye and can relieve symptoms of light sensitivity, foreign body sensation, and severe dryness. Please contact us to learn more about amniotic membranes.
Autologous Serum Drops
Autologous serum drops are a new revolutionary approach used to treat dry eye. This treatment involves making sterile tears out of your own blood plasma, which can replenish your eyes with your body’s natural lubricating and antimicrobial properties.
These plugs stop fluids from leaking and keep the eye lubricated. This helps limit irritation caused by dry eye disease. Punctal plugs can be both temporary and semi-permanent.
Our Dry Eye Treatments
At CHROMA, we offer traditional medical avenues to treat dry eye disease but we know that every patient is unique and different. This is why it’s important for us to think outside of the box when it comes to dry eyes.
We’re proud to offer some of the most innovative treatments on the market, while still relying on the tried and true methods that have been around for years.