Dry eye is one of the most common types of ocular conditions and irritations. Living in the upper Midwest, we experience dry eye syndrome for several months longer than other climates due to our extended winter season. Symptoms of dry eye can include redness, dryness, scratchiness/irritation, itchiness, blurred vision, and eye pain. Dry eye can also greatly limit one’s ability to comfortably wear contact lenses.
What most people don’t know about dry eye is that there are actually several different types. Your tear film is composed of 3 different layers, and each layer can result in it’s own type of dry eye. At Total Vision Eyecare, we understand how to detect the differences between these types of dry eye. This enables us to customize your dry eye treatment for the most comfortable result possible. We also feature the latest in contact lens technology, including daily replacement contact lenses. These lenses enable patients who haven’t been able to wear contacts comfortably for years to resume part to full time lens wear.