Dry Eye Treatment from an Optometrist in Newark, DE, Elkton, MD, and Wilmington, DE

Did you know that dry eyes are a common problem that most of us will face at one point in our lives? However, just because dry eye syndrome is common does not mean that it is any less difficult to live with, or to treat. In fact, many people find that their dry eye syndrome does not easily go away, even with the help of medications and lifestyle changes. This is because there are many causes of dry eye syndrome, which can be difficult to treat without professional help.

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At Lavenburg Medical Group, we're here to help our clients in Newark, DE, Wilmington, DE, and Elkton, MD, get the help they need to find relief from dry eye syndrome. Our goal is to help our clients find relief from their dry eyes, get expert help in alleviating their symptoms, and ensure that their dry eyes do not return.

What Causes Dry Eye Syndrome?

There are many causes of dry eye syndrome. These can be incredibly varied and can include issues such as:

  • Environmental factors, including dry conditions or excessive use of an air conditioner.
  • Allergies, which can cause watery eyes but also dry eyes in some cases.
  • Medications that people take for certain medical conditions.
  • Recurrent infections.
  • Poor tear production.
  • Poor tear quality.

All of these issues have different methods of treatment. Some people might be experiencing one or more of these symptoms. Only a trained eye specialist will be able to inform you of the best treatment options and inform you of the root cause of your dry eye syndrome. 

What Is the Best Dry Eye Treatment?

The goal of dry eye treatment is to help people live with chronic daily dry eye or get rid of the underlying cause permanently. For some people, daily use of eye drops or medications might be able to help treat their dry eyes.

Other times, an optometrist might recommend lifestyle changes to help alleviate symptoms. These are just some of the many treatments that can help ensure dry eye syndrome is kept at bay, and you can live a good quality of life free of itchy and painful dry eyes. 

Find Relief Today at Lavenburg Medical Group

Dry eyes, red eyes, and other eye health issues are serious, but thankfully can be treated with the help of an eye doctor! Lavenburg Medical Group is proud to serve residents in and around Newark, DE, Wilmington, DE, and Elkton, MD. Call us today at (302) 993-0722 to see how we can help you.

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