Together, you can figure out what's going on with your eyes. So, spare no details when chatting about how your eyes are feeling and your symptoms. After a quick exam, you and your eye doctor can chat about some options to help you manage your dry eyes.
Having questions ready can help you get right to the point. Better yet, build an eyelove convo guide to bring with you.
When you team up with your eye doctor, you have options
Your eye doctor may recommend artificial tears first. They provide temporary relief from dry eye symptoms
Omega-3 fatty acids, found in foods like fish and walnuts, are good for people with dry eye
There are also devices and procedures (like duct plugs) that your doctor may recommend
Your eye doctor may chat about prescription treatment options like this one
Chat at least once a year about
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