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Niagara Falls, ON / (289) 296-6970

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Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome, or DES, is characterized by chronically dry eyes. While symptoms can be triggered for a number of reasons, the cause is fundamentally a lack of proper moisture and lubrication of the surface of the eyes.

DES is generally the result of tears that do not contain the proper amounts of water, mucous, and oil components needed. Each of these serves a critical role in keeping our eyes moist. Or, dry eyes can be the result of a lack of tears in general.

Symptoms

Our eyes rely on the proper production of tears to clear debris, protect the surface of the eye and keep them moist and functional. When our tear glands are not able to produce tears as needed, chronically dry eyes are often the result.

Symptoms include:

  • Burning and irritation
  • Constant watery eyes
  • Feelings of grittiness
  • Feeling like a piece of debris is in the eye
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Blurred vision
  • Tired/heavy eyes
  • White stringy discharge

Finding Relief

Whether you have been suffering from dry eyes for years or have just begun to notice the symptoms, relief is possible. We offer many different therapies and solutions to alleviate DES, depending on the severity and causes of the condition.

For individuals with less severe or seasonal dry eyes, we can offer a variety of prescription and over the counter eye drops. For people who have more severe dry eyes, we take a deeper look at what we can do to address the problem directly.

Tears are produced by a number of different glands, so the appropriate treatment depends on which of these is malfunctioning. Solutions can vary from prescribing hot compresses and eyelid massages, to therapies such as punctual inserts or plugs, specialty eyelid scrubs or prescription ointments.

Our Blogs

Does Myopia Always Get Worse As You Age?

Eye ConditionsEyeglassesLenses

It’s common for people to experience changes in their vision as they age. This can be from the onset of various eye diseases, the formation of cataracts, or the progression of eye conditions that already exist. One of these eye conditions is myopia. We are going to discuss what myopia is, how it can affect […]

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November 24, 2021
Laurie Capogna

5 Lens Coatings Worth Considering for Your Glasses

Lenses

When it comes to choosing your glasses, it may feel like the options are endless. You’ve painstakingly looked through a myriad of different frames and settled on the ones that best suit your aesthetic—only to be offered an array of lens coatings. You don’t need to feel overwhelmed by all the options presented. Knowing the […]

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October 26, 2021
Laurie Capogna

Can Dry Eye Be Cured Naturally?

Dry Eye

One of the most important things we can do for our health is check in on our eyes. At the end of the day or first thing in the morning, you should ask yourself, “How do my eyes feel?” Are they tired? Irritated? Uncomfortable? If so, you may be experiencing dry eye.  Dry eye disease […]

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October 14, 2021
Laurie Capogna

It’s common for people to experience changes in their vision as they age. This can be from the onset of various eye diseases, the formation of cataracts, or the progression of eye conditions that already exist. One of these eye conditions is myopia. We are going to discuss what myopia is, how it can affect […]

Read More…

When it comes to choosing your glasses, it may feel like the options are endless. You’ve painstakingly looked through a myriad of different frames and settled on the ones that best suit your aesthetic—only to be offered an array of lens coatings. You don’t need to feel overwhelmed by all the options presented. Knowing the […]

Read More…

One of the most important things we can do for our health is check in on our eyes. At the end of the day or first thing in the morning, you should ask yourself, “How do my eyes feel?” Are they tired? Irritated? Uncomfortable? If so, you may be experiencing dry eye.  Dry eye disease […]

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Our Location

We are located at the corner of Portage Rd. and Colborne St., in the same complex as the Shoppers Drug Mart and Stamford Centre Library.

Our Address

  • 3643 Portage Rd, Unit 9
  • Niagara Falls, ON L2J 2K8

Contact Us

  • Monday10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed

Our Services

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