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Advanced Dry Eye Clinic: What Is BlephEx® Treatment?
Advanced Dry Eye Clinic: What Is BlephEx® Treatment?
September 1, 2022

What BlephEx® Is And Why It Is Offered At Dry Eye Clinics Blepharitis This condition is an inflammation of the eyelids often caused by the clogging of oil-producing glands along the lash line. This is a chronic condition that doesn&

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How Forma RF (Radio Frequency) Is Revolutionizing Dry Eye Treatment
How Forma RF (Radio Frequency) Is Revolutionizing Dry Eye Treatment
July 26, 2022

DES And Dry Eye Treatment What Causes Dry Eye Syndrome? The two main causes of DES are a lack of tear production and the production of poor-quality tears. If the oils in the meibomian gland along the edges of the eyelids become solidifi

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Advanced Dry Eye Clinic: The Benefits Of IPL For Dry Eyes
Advanced Dry Eye Clinic: The Benefits Of IPL For Dry Eyes
July 21, 2022

Dry Eye Clinic Treatment What Causes Dry Eye Syndrome? Dry eyes can be caused by a blockage of oils in the meibomian glands. When these oils solidify and create a blockage, it can either prevent enough tears from releasing in the eye or

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Dry Eye Syndrome? Our Advanced Dry Eye Clinic Can Help!
Dry Eye Syndrome? Our Advanced Dry Eye Clinic Can Help!
July 8, 2022

DES And The Dry Eye Clinic What Is Dry Eye Syndrome? Your eyes always have a tear film on them to keep them adequately lubricated. If this tear film evaporates or is not properly produced, your eyes will feel dry. While sometimes this

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Common Summer Eye Conditions And How To Treat Them
Common Summer Eye Conditions And How To Treat Them
June 6, 2022

Summer Eye Conditions And Treatments The Condition: Dry Eyes Alberta is notoriously dry, which leads our province to extremely high rates of Dry Eye Syndrome (DES). It is estimated that approximately 90% of Albertans suffer from dry eye

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Women's Eye Health And Safety Month: The Four Most Common Eye Diseases In Women
Women's Eye Health And Safety Month: The Four Most Common Eye Diseases In Women
April 14, 2022

4 Conditions Common In Women 1. Dry Eye Syndrome Also known as DES, this condition makes the eyes dry due to a lack of moisture either because the tears evaporate too quickly or because there are not enough tears produced in the first p

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Does Springtime Make Your Dry Eyes Worse?
Does Springtime Make Your Dry Eyes Worse?
April 7, 2022

Eye redness Excessive tearing Burning sensation Sensitivity to light Aching sensation Eye irritation or fatigue  Scratchy and itching feeling  Dryness  Blurred vision Mucus buildup Low tear production

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How IPL Can Treat Your Dry Eyes And Address Fine Lines And Wrinkles
How IPL Can Treat Your Dry Eyes And Address Fine Lines And Wrinkles
March 31, 2022

IPL For The Eyes And Face IPL Dry Eye Treatment One of the common causes for dry eye syndrome is that the oils produced by the meibomian glands within the eyelid become clogged. These oils are needed to lubricate the eyes, otherwise the

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Can People With Dry Eyes Wear Contact Lenses?
Can People With Dry Eyes Wear Contact Lenses?
January 21, 2022

How To Ensure Comfortable Contact Lenses Don’t Sleep With Contact Lenses In. Sleeping while wearing contact lenses limits the amount of oxygen and hydration your eyes are exposed to at night, leading to ideal conditions for bacteri

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Why Are Dry Eyes Worse In The Winter?
Why Are Dry Eyes Worse In The Winter?
January 14, 2022

Dry Eyes In Winter And What To Do About It Why Are Dry Eyes Worse In The Winter In Alberta? Dry Eye Syndrome is a medical condition that plagues many Albertans. In fact, nearly 90% of Albertans suffer from dry eye symptoms, whereas on

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The Connection Between Diet And Dry Eye Syndrome
The Connection Between Diet And Dry Eye Syndrome
January 7, 2022

What To Eat To Improve Eye Health And Dry Eye Syndrome Omega-3 Fatty Acids. A common cause for dry eyes is an imbalance in the composition of tears, including a lack of lubricating oils that allow the eyes to retain moisture. As a typ

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IPL Treatment For Dry Eyes: How Long Will Results Last?
IPL Treatment For Dry Eyes: How Long Will Results Last?
December 22, 2021

Dry Eye Syndrome Treatments And The Lasting Effects Of IPL What is DES? Dry Eye Syndrome, or DES, is a condition in which the eyes do not have sufficient lubrication. This can be because the eyes do not produce enough tears or it can

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Ways to Keep Dry Eyes Under Control This Winter
Ways to Keep Dry Eyes Under Control This Winter
November 12, 2021

What is Dry Eye Syndrome? Dry Eye Syndrome (DES), or keratoconjunctivitis sicca, is a condition that occurs when the eyes are unable to produce tears of the proper quantity or chemical composition. There are two main types of Dry Eye Syn

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How IPL Can Treat Dry Eyes and Blepharitis
How IPL Can Treat Dry Eyes and Blepharitis
October 6, 2021

Dry eye can occur for several reasons, some of which include: wearing contact lenses aging hormonal changes arid climates prolonged exposure to a computer screen Blepharitis is a common eye condition that can be caused by

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5 Reasons To See An Optometrist For Dry Eyes
5 Reasons To See An Optometrist For Dry Eyes
September 15, 2021

 If you are wondering if your dry eye symptoms are serious enough to call an optometrist here are five signs to watch for: You experience tension headaches in the late afternoon, or early evening. You cannot drive at night comf

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The Expanding Role Of IPL Treatment For Dry Eye Syndrome (DES)
The Expanding Role Of IPL Treatment For Dry Eye Syndrome (DES)
April 20, 2021

Even when you are not crying, your eyes are constantly lubricated with tears. Tears are critical to providing moisture and ensuring your eyes are clean and comfortable. Dry Eyes are often ignored compared with other eye-related problems suc

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What Is IPL Treatment For Dry Eyes
What Is IPL Treatment For Dry Eyes
April 13, 2021

The condition of Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) is often ignored or overlooked. Symptoms of temporary irritation are often dismissed as a result of allergies or tiredness and often go untreated for long periods. One-third of Canadians will experien

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Radiofrequency vs Intense Pulsed Light: What Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment Is Best?
Radiofrequency vs Intense Pulsed Light: What Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment Is Best?
March 11, 2021

So you’re tired of suffering from dry eye symptoms such as dry, itchy, burning eyes. You might be performing a search for “Optometrist near me” to get a dry eye assessment or to ask about dry eye treatments. If you’v

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5 Ways RF And IPL Treatments Soothe Dry Eyes
5 Ways RF And IPL Treatments Soothe Dry Eyes
March 3, 2021

Did you know there is a 2-in-1 treatment to alleviate dry eyes and look younger? When you hear "dry eye treatment," you feel a wave of hope if you’re living with dry eyes, yet also some skepticism. After years of artificial

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5 Best Gel Eye Drops for Dry Eyes at Night
5 Best Gel Eye Drops for Dry Eyes at Night
February 14, 2021

Do you suffer from dry eyes? Then you probably know the symptoms of this irritating eye condition tend to peak at night. Here are the five best gel eye drops to help soothe your symptoms come nighttime.  Dry eyes are the worst. An

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How Your Makeup Habits Could Be Making Your Dry Eyes Worse
How Your Makeup Habits Could Be Making Your Dry Eyes Worse
December 17, 2020

If you suffer from dry eyes, your makeup habits could be making them worse. Here's why that is and what you can do to lessen the likelihood of exacerbating your dry eye symptoms from wearing makeup. The main goal for most people wh

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5 Surefire Ways to Stop Winter from Making Your Dry Eyes Unbearable
5 Surefire Ways to Stop Winter from Making Your Dry Eyes Unbearable
November 19, 2020

Are you dreading the winter months because of your dry eyes? Here are five surefire ways you can stop Old Man Winter from making your dry eyes unbearable.  Winter is no friend to dry eyes. Especially in an arid climate like that o

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How to Avoid Dry Eyes This Winter
How to Avoid Dry Eyes This Winter
October 19, 2020

Do you notice your eyes get really dry during the winter months? You're not alone, as living in a dry and arid climate such as Calgary's will cause many people's eyes to get dryer than they do in warmer weather, especially durin

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The Top At-Home Dry Eye Remedies
The Top At-Home Dry Eye Remedies
September 29, 2020

Are you suffering from the discomfort brought upon by dry eyes? Looking for quick relief? Our Calgary optometrist has the at-home remedies you need to know to help alleviate the symptoms caused by dry eye syndrome in this week's article

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Dry Eye Syndrome: What It Is and How It's Treated
Dry Eye Syndrome: What It Is and How It's Treated
July 16, 2020

Wondering what dry eye syndrome (DES) is and how it's treated? Our dry eye clinic in Calgary outlines the condition and the treatment options that are available to those who suffer from it in our article this week.  According

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