Dry Eye Examinations

Severe dry eye can affect vision and be very uncomfortable.    A pulse dose of steroid eye drops can be very effective. Dry Eye Symptoms Symptoms of dry eyes and dry eye syndrome include: Burning sensation Itchy eyes Uncomfortable eyes Fatigued eyes Sore eyes Dryness sensation Red eyes Light sensitivity Blurred vision Another common symptomContinue reading “Dry Eye Examinations”

Symptoms of dry eye

Symptoms of dry eye include: Pain Light sensitivity A gritty sensation A feeling of a foreign body or sand in the eye Itching Redness Blurring of vision A short course of steroids, Restasis, nutritional therapy, and ointments, can be very helpful in treating dry eye.

Severe Dry Eye

Chronic dry eye can be caused by inflammation which affects your eyes’ ability to produce tears.   Dry eyes cause discomfort, burning, stinging, eye fatigue, sensitivity to light, eye redness, a sensation of something in your eye, and tearing.    Only a thorough physical examination can determine the severity of your dry eye, with appropriate treatment.    IfContinue reading “Severe Dry Eye”

Thygeson’s Inflammation of the Cornea

In 1950, Phillips Thygeson published case reports on a superficial punctate keratitis (inflammation of the cornea) that he described as a condition involving corneal opacities.  Today, this condition, now known as Thygeson superficial punctate keratitis (TSPK), is a chronic one, lasting years to decades.   It typically comes and goes, causing discomfort, but then improvesContinue reading “Thygeson’s Inflammation of the Cornea”