The symptoms and treatment of dry-eye
Our clinic also conducts treatment for dry-eye.
Generally, the main form of treatment is by the administration of eye drops. A variety of products are used: artificial tears for moisturizing the eyes, sodium hyaluronate eye drops to keep moisture and heal scratches, as well as eye drops to improve the amount and quality of tears.
For more severe symptoms, we perform treatment with liquid or solid punctal plugs (tear duct plugs).
If you wish to receive treatment, please feel free to consult us any time.
Some diseases (such as Sjögren’s syndrome, which can cause problems of the lachrymal glands), certain kinds of medicine, irregular lifestyle, aging, etc.
Reading on or working with video displays, computers, video games, smartphones, etc.
Dry environment, direct exposure to wind from air conditioning, large eyes, etc.
Usage of contact lenses, exposure to UV light, etc.
By inserting silicon plugs in the upper and lower lacrimal punctum (the holes where tears are drained), we can prevent the drainage of tears from the eyes.
Solid punctal plugs (left photo) / Liquid collagen punctal plugs (right photo)
Keep a good distance from your computer screen and sit in a proper posture.
Use eye drops according to the time that was prescribed.
Keep appropriate humidity levels at home with a humidifier.
Make sure you don’t get wind from air conditioning directly in your eyes.
If you feel your eyes are tired, take a break.
Wear sunglasses on sunny days.
Eat a balanced diet.
Get your eyes examined regularly.