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Demodex, Blepharitis, and You

If you only recognized two of the words in the title, you aren’t alone. Most people who suffer from dry eye disease aren’t familiar with the others at first either. However, for a surprising number of dry eye sufferers, these unknown terms can have a significant impact on their eye...
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Dry eye disease is becoming increasingly common, affecting millions of people worldwide. This chronic condition can significantly impact your life, sometimes making even the smallest of tasks seem difficult.

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High Blood Sugar Linked to Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Did you know that having atrophied meibomian glands can signal uncontrolled blood sugar levels? To learn more or to schedule an appointment, contact ProOptix Eye Care today!

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Diabetes and Dry Eye: The Risk Factors In Children & Adolescents

Children and adolescents with diabetes are significantly more likely to suffer from dry eye syndrome (DES) than their non-diabetic peers. Read on to learn why diabetics are at higher risk, and how ProOptix Eye Care can help.

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Natural And Holistic Dry Eye Treatments

Medication doesn't always work to heal dry eye syndrome's underlying cause. The following natural and holistic remedies may relieve your eye discomfort and relieve your symptoms.

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Natural Remedies to Relieve Dry Eyes

Are you experiencing dry eyes? Would it surprise you to learn that maqui berries, nuts and even caffeinated coffee can naturally help relieve some dry eye symptoms? At ProOptix Eye Care, we believe that patients can benefit from a multifaceted approach to treating dry eye syndrome (DES) that includes both conventional treatments and healthy lifestyle changes.