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According to the Prospective Health Assessment of Cataract Patients Ocular Surface (PHACO) Study some 60-75% of a cataract aged population had a meaningful deficiency in their tear film testing. Mochilas Kanken No.2 bottes ugg pas cher Although cataract surgery is quite friendly to the cornea, it does require an incision which has the potential to temporarily interrupt corneal nerves responsible for reflex tearing and tear film integrity as well. This along with some of the solutions used during the cataract procedure can indeed result in a dry eye.

Symptoms of Dry Eye after Cataract Surgery

Thee symptoms one might experience could include fluctuations of vision, dryness, grittiness, tearing, burning and a general tiredness as well as an overall sandy feeling. nike air max soldes The good news is that for the vast majority of patients with dry eye there are many helpful treatment options that include specialized artificial tear lubricants and solutions, tiny punctal plugs to help you retain tears and prescription medication that stimulates production of your own tears. In addition there are more technological approaches such as lasers and other methods to treating underlying blepharitis, eyelid gland problems or eyelid inflammation that can contribute to dry eye as well.

If you or someone you know has a question about dry eyes after cataract surgery call The Eye Clinic of Texas, an affiliate of Houston Eye Associates, at 800-423-3937, visit The Eye Clinic of Texas or facebook.com/ecot.lasik to schedule an appointment.

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The laser center team is composed of individuals who have all been involved in LASIK treatments for a minimum of 3 years, and some for over 20.

The quality of vision offered by LASIK is superior to that offered by Ortho-K contact lenses and patients need to consider visual performance as they choose a method of vision correction to help them become less dependent on or even independent of eyeglasses for seeing at distance.

About LASIK & Ortho-K Contact Lenses

LASIK is a type of laser eye surgery that provides a method of vision correction to help people with common vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism see clearly at distance without being dependent on glasses or contact lenses. Ortho-K contact lenses or Orthokeratology is a method of contact lens fitting used to temporarily reshape the cornea to allow people to see at distance and be independent of eyeglasses and contacts for periods of time throughout the day.

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Are Dry Eyes, Birth Control Pill Use & Contact Lenses Related?

What does having dry eyes have to do with wearing contact lenses and birth control pills? As it turns out there is a relationship between dry eye symptoms in woman using oral contraceptives who wear contact lenses. Adidas Gazelle Soldes A study published in Cornea examined the relationship between oral contraceptive pill (OCP) use, contact lens wear and dry eye signs and symptoms in healthy young women. Adidas Zx pas cher air jordan 11 As it turned out, there were no differences in dry eyes between the phases of the menstrual cycle and no evidence that tear osmolarity-or saltiness-was affected by OCP or contact lens use in the young women. However, the study found that the combination of OCP use and contact lens wear together may increase the severity of dry eye symptoms.

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