It’s that time of year that allergy sufferer’s dread, the beginning of Spring. Drier air and the explosion of springtime pollen can bother eyes, leaving the ocular surface inflamed, irritated, and dry. Dry eyes can be caused by a myriad of reasons, including allergy, medications, auto-immune diseases, Sjogren’s syndrome, or may be simply age related. At San Antonio Eye Specialists, we can treat dry eyes in a number of ways including;
· Artificial tear replacement
· Slowing down the rate at which your eyes drain tears (Punctual Plugs)
· Over- the counter eye drops
· RX- Eye Drops (Restatis)
You should see your doctor if you’ve had prolonged symptoms or if they become problematic. San Antonio Eye Specialists offers a full range of ophthalmology services including; LASIK, cataract removal, glaucoma treatment, dry eye relief, and many other disorders of the eye. Call our office today for eye care in San Antonio.