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Treating Dry Eyes in Las Vegas

Complications with your vision and eyes stem from multiple factors. When you have dry eye, it interferes with your lifestyle by causing discomfort and pain. At The Brimhall Eye Center, we understand the underlying causes of dry eye and we offer solutions to help address your concerns.

Dry Eye Specialtist in Las Vegas

"The key to helping patients become free from dry eyes in Las Vegas is treating the root of the problem.  If you struggle with the symptoms of dry eye, we can help.  I invite you to come and see how we successfully diagnose and treat some of the toughest cases in Las Vegas.  We also have the most comprehensive treatments available.  I am confident you’ll be glad you came." Says Dr. Brimhall.

Causes of Dry Eye

The underlying causes of dry eye depend on several factors, including your current age and health. A doctor evaluates your needs and then recommends treatment based on the reasons for the discomfort.

Common causes of the condition include:

  • Natural aging

  • Taking a medication

  • Certain medical conditions

  • Laser eye surgery

  • Problems with your eyelids

  • Rarely blinking

  • Hot weather

A doctor of ophthalmology evaluates the underlying reasons for the discomfort before recommending a treatment plan. At The Brimhall Eye Center, we use appropriate treatments based on your specific needs and situation.

Symptoms of Dry Eye

The signs of dry eye allow you to determine when to seek treatment and assistance in Las Vegas. Common symptoms of the condition include:

  • Burning or itching sensations in your eyes

  • Feeling that you have an object in your eye, even when you do not

  • Redness

  • Sensitivity, particularly to light

  • Blurry vision

  • Eye fatigue or a feeling of eye strain

At our clinic, we focus on identifying your specific needs before recommending a treatment plan. We use different tools to help address the symptoms after identifying the reasons for your discomfort and the underlying factors contributing to the change in your tears.

Treatment from Our Las Vegas Ophthalmologist

Generally, a treatment plan for dry eyes depends on the situation. We may recommend simple treatments, like using eye drops to add moisture when the discomfort stems from dry weather conditions, or we may recommend more complex treatments. Our ophthalmologist evaluates the situation before recommending a solution to limit the risks and keep your eyes healthy.

The treatments we may recommend start with the simplest options. We usually use eye drops for additional moisture. Some eye drops may also contain medication if your eyes require certain medications. Alternatively, we recommend oral medications or treatments. Since it may also stem from problems with your eyelids, we may provide treatment for eyelid mites or offer surgery for your eyes or eyelids in certain situations.

Treating a problem with your eyes may depend on several factors. At our clinic, we provide the tools you need to start improving the health of your eyes by addressing the discomfort. To learn more about our procedures or to set up an appointment with our Las Vegas ophthalmologist, contact us today at (702) 263-2020.

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