Dry Eye Blog

Dry Eye Blog

Dry Eye Blog

Dry Eye Blog

Dry Eye Blog

Our Dry Eye Blogs are written by East Main Vision Clinic team members especially for you, our valued patients!

Dry Eyes

Why are my eyes so dry in the morning?

April 30, 2021

This is such a great question. I get this question from my patients daily. This one question tells me a lot about their eyes even before I start my examination. There are several reasons why eyes feel dry and can even hurt in the morning. 

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Eye Allergies in the Pacific Northwest

April 6, 2021

What is that saying, “April showers bring May flowers?” While we are obsessed with the cherry blossoms at the University of Washington and the tulips during the Tulip Festival in Skagit Valley! This time of year in the Pacific Northwest may be beautiful, but it can be really difficult for those who suffer from mild to severe seasonal allergies.

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Your Eyes and Cosmetics

March 8, 2021

Let us start this off with one simple question, do you read the ingredient label when choosing a cosmetic? If you answered no, just know you are not alone! Studies show that 71% of us do not read ingredient labels when it comes to cosmetics. Why is this important you ask? Well continue reading and we will tell you why!

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Dry Eye Disease

Dry Eye Disease

February 11, 2021

Certainly, many people have significant symptoms and know they have dry eye. But many others are not aware that they have dry eye. Dry eye disease slowly changes you and your eyes. Many people put off or downplay their symptoms blaming things like excessive computer use or age, but no matter the cause, dry eye disease is now treated more effectively than ever before.

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iLux Treatment for Dry Eye

iLux Treatment for Dry Eye

January 18, 2021

I want to spend a minute talking about one of the newest tools in our toolbox: The iLux. This system has been around 2 years, but the technology has improved greatly. It is a customizable treatment for dry eye.

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East Main Vision Clinic
Dry Eye Center

September 18, 2018

East Main Vision Clinic emerges as the premier Dry Eye Clinic in the South Sound.

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5 Ways to
prevent red eyes

July 9, 2018

For many, it’s not uncommon to wake up from a sleepless night with bloodshot eyes hinged by dark circles.

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My eyes are red

May 22, 2018

When the eyes become pink or red it can mean a myriad of different things. We triage pain, inflammation of the conjunctiva...

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Trisha’s Story

February 28, 2018

Dry. Then burning. Now watering. For two years, Trisha suffered almost daily from the frustrating symptoms of dry eye disease. She avoided fans and heaters...

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