When we say eyelove, we should think about all the wonderful things we can do (and see) because of our eyes. But eyelove doesn’t end there. Eyelove is also about what we can do for our eyes, and, more importantly, partnering up with our eye doctor. And that’s what eyelove is really about.
Living with Chronic Dry Eye?Luckily, we’ve got tips You’re not alone. and advice just for you.
How can we show our eyes the eyelove?
There are plenty of ways to show your eyes some eyelove, like:
- Taking a break from the computer screen
- Not over-wearing your contacts
- Even turning down your ceiling fan
It’s all eyelove. And so is knowing when to talk to an eye doctor about your Chronic Dry Eye.
Preparation is the key to a great chat with your eye doctor
Build your own eyelove convo guide
Think of your eye doctor as an expert in eyelove
If your dry, itchy, gritty eyes or occasionally blurry vision are interrupting the things you love, and you’re frequently using artificial tears, it may mean something more. It could be Chronic Dry Eye. That’s about the time you should be asking your eye doctor to show your eyes some eyelove.
Diagnosing Chronic Dry Eye is part of eyelove too
By examining the surface of your eyes for signs of irritation and inflammation, your eye doctor will get a better idea of what’s really going on with your eyes. There are also certain tests that can help determine if it's Chronic Dry Eye. Annual eye check-ups are always a good idea.
If your eyes feel dry, itchy, gritty or occasionally blurry, you’re not alone
*Based on a Dry Eye prevalence of 14.5% from the 2014 BOSS (Beaver Dam Offspring Study) of self-reported symptoms and the 2014 US Census estimate of adults aged 21 to 84 years.