Occasional eye dryness is a fact of life for most of us. For some, however, dry eye syndrome is more than an occasional annoyance — it’s a medical problem with potentially serious consequences, one that requires the services of a skilled Medina optometrist. If you think you may need dry eye treatment in Medina, Maple Grove or Plymouth, then you owe it to yourself to look into the diagnostic and treatment options available from out dry eye doctor at Complete Eye Care of Medina. Our Medina optometrist can find out what’s causing your dryness and arm you with the right methods to correct the problem.
Under normal circumstances, the front surface of the eye is protected by a consistent tear film. This film is made up of three different layers, a water layer, a mucus layer and an oil layer. All three of the substances must be present in the right balance to create a properly hydrating, lubricating and nourishing film for the cornea and sclera (“white”) of the eye. Unfortunately, variety of factors or triggers can disturb this delicate balance.