Dry eye is an eye condition in which the eyes are not able to remain adequately lubricated or nourished because they either don’t make enough tears, or they don’t make quality tears. Dry eye is very common condition that can sometimes be managed with non-prescription medication; typically, artificial tears. However, when it’s non-responsive to over the counter artificial tears and home dry eye treatment, should see an eye specialist in Staten Island.
Dry eye has some very bothersome symptoms, including: a sensation of something being in your eye, eye redness, a gritty feeling, and stinging and burning. The good news is that you can get relief from your symptoms by seeing an experienced eye specialist in Staten Island for dry eye treatment. Professional dry eye treatment will vary but for the most part it involves adding tears, conserving tears, increasing tear production and treating the inflammation of the eyelid or the surface of the eyes. Dr. Chandler can provide treatments to help restore and to maintain the normal amounts of tears in the eyes, which makes the eyes feel more comfortable and helps maintain the health of the eyes. We offer other services aside from dry eye treatment at our quality eye care practice. Some of our most common services include: comprehensive eye exams, the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy screening, and co-management for cataract and LASIK surgery and keratoconic contact lens exams and fittings. We accept many methods of payment for your convenience. We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover credit cards, cash, Care Credit. We also accept many insurance plans. Please call us to find out if we take yours.
If you’re suffering with dry eye symptoms, don’t wait. Contact our office right now to schedule an appointment with our expert do eye specialist in Staten Island so you can get the prompt, appropriate dry eye treatment you need.