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Dry Eyes

  • “When Artificial Tears are not Enough” by Dr. Jeff Sakai

    The most common medical condition that I diagnose and treat in my optometry clinic is dry eye disease (DED), which is particularly common in patients with autoimmune diseases like Sjögren’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus. Dry eye patients complain of a number of symptoms, including eye irritation, redness, burning, itching, mucus discharge, pain, blurred vision, […]

    Continue Reading September 1, 2016

  • “Why Do My Eyes Get Dry?” by Dr. Jeff Sakai

    I often get asked this question in my practice because I examine and treat patients with dry eye disease every day. In order to understand the answer, you first need to know a little about tears. There is a tear film that constantly coats and bathes the eyeball’s exposed structures. It acts to wash away […]

    Continue Reading June 23, 2016