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What Your Dry Eyes Could Be Telling You

Dry eyes are one of those symptoms that a lot of people write off or ignore. Oh, it’s just allergies. No, really, I must have just walked through some smoke or something. No, my eyes just tear up sometimes. Nothing’s wrong. Any of these sound familiar? If so, you should be considering what your dry eyes might be trying to tell you.

Dry eyes aren’t just a symptom of allergies, poor air quality, exposure to winds and cold temps, or side effects of medications. There are also a lot of health conditions and eye conditions that could be diagnosed with a symptom of dry eyes. Dry eyes themselves can also cause blurry vision, although that vision loss is usually not permanent. For these reasons, it is important to see a doctor as soon as you notice that your eyes are dry. Continue Reading

Recognizing Eyelid Problems During Allergy Season

Recognizing Eyelid Problems During Allergy Season

Florida’s allergy season actually lasts quite a long time, anywhere from February through November, depending on the allergen. If you have seasonal allergies, you probably experience a lot of eye and vision-related symptoms during allergy flares. When you have these issues frequently, the allergy symptoms can mask symptoms of other eye conditions. There are a… Continue Reading

Dry Eyes? It Might Be for This Reason.

Dry Eyes? It Might Be for This Reason.

Dry eyes are irritating and sometimes even painful, but they aren’t that important, right? You could be wrong. There are many different potential causes for dry eyes, and some of them are very easily treated at home. However, sometimes dry eyes are a symptom of a bigger problem. Often, eyes become dry because the eyelid… Continue Reading

The Difference Between Ectropion and Entropion

The Difference Between Ectropion and Entropion

There are many different types of eyelid conditions that may require surgery. Two of these are ectropion and entropion. Because these sound similar and because they are opposites of one another, it is important to understand the difference between these two conditions. What Is Ectropion? Ectropion is an eyelid condition in which the lower eyelid… Continue Reading

Early Symptoms of Thyroid Eye Disease

Early Symptoms of Thyroid Eye Disease

Thyroid eye disease is most often caused by hyperthyroidism, which itself could be the result of Graves disease. Most people who are diagnosed with Graves disease develop thyroid eye disease within six months. Graves disease is an autoimmune disorder, and thyroid eye disease is the result of the body’s immune system creating new tissue, muscle,… Continue Reading

What Is Blepharospasm, and How Is It Treated?

What Is Blepharospasm, and How Is It Treated?

Blepharospasm is a very debilitating condition that affects many people every year. Most often women aged 50 to 60 are victims of the disease. If you have been having uncontrolled twitching or spasming of the eyelid muscles, you should read on to learn about blepharospasm and how it is treated. What Is Blepharospasm? There is… Continue Reading

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Tampa, FL 33606

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St. Petersburg, FL 33707

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Hudson, FL 34667

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