Dry Eye Treatment 2017-05-11T12:53:01+00:00

Dry Eye Treatment

Village Eyecare is equipped with the latest in diagnostic equipment that aids in the determining the cause of the dryness which allows for a more effective treatment plan.

The different forms of dry eye treatment include:

  • Artificial tears
  • Eyelid and eyelash hygiene
  • Punctal Plugs (tear drainage occlusion)
  • Restasis (prescription strength eye drops)
  • Topical Steroids
  • Omega-3 fatty acid supplements

Dry eye can occur in climates with dry air, as well as with the use of some drugs, including antihistamines, nasal decongestants, tranquilizers, and anti-depressant drugs. People with dry eye should let their health care providers know all the medications they are taking, since some of them may intensify dry eye symptoms.

If you suffer from dry eyes, call one of the three Chicago locations for a comprehensive evaluation and treatment options.

Dry Eye Products

RETAINE MGD OPHTHALMIC EMULSION – 30 SINGLE-DOSE VIALS

New Box Design Retaine MGD is the ONLY Fourth Generation Tear Available. Lipid-replenishing formula utilizes electrostatic attraction to stabilize the tear film and protect against moisture loss. Preservative-Free.

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RETAINE CMC LUBRICANT EYE DROPS – 30 SINGLE-DOSE VIALS

30 Single-Dose Vials. Carboxy- methylcellulose Sodium 0.5%. Provides immediate relief for dry, scratchy, irritated eyes which can be caused by excessive heat, air conditioning, reading, medications, or prolonged computer use.

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RETAINE HPMC 0.3% 10ML

Retaine® HPMC™ Lubricant Eye Drops is a preservative-free Hypromellose Ophthalmic Solution (0.3%) that provides immediate relief to soothe dry, irritated eyes by resembling natural tears. Utilizing a proprietary airless application system that prevents harmful bacteria.

Retaine ointment

RETAINE PM

Provides relief for severe dry eyes. Ideal for use at night before bedtime.