Dry eyes

Dry eye is a condition that many of us experience in North America.  This is a result of fluctuations in our climate, excessive use of screens, aging, dehydration etc.  It is estimated that approximately 1 in 3 Canadians suffer from some form of dry eyes.  Many patients do not realize they have dry eyes because they have been living with it their whole lives.  Some of the symptoms of dry eye are: burning, watery eyes, red eyes, painful eyes, foreign body sensation, etc.  During your eye exam, our doctors will assess if you have dry eyes or not and also what TYPE of dry eye you have.  Dry eye is not a curable condition but it can be managed with many different treatments.  You do not need to suffer in silent if you have any of these symptoms.  We can help you manage your symptoms so you can lead a happy and comfortable life.