Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Treatments For Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment

Dry eye syndrome can not be completely cured, but there are a number of treatments to be followed to reduce the symptoms, such as itching and burning, which should be chosen following the advice of an expert, such as your eye doctor; First, we must consider with your doctor if the problem occurs because one of the following reasons, the possibility of changing therapies and drugs used or try another type of contact lenses, also, always with an expert, would all those currencies conditions, such as LASIK surgery, which would worsen the condition of dry eye, in any way, the most common treatment, able to reduce the dry eye, are:

  • use of artificial tears: the use of artificial tears is the remedy being adopted to combat dry eye syndrome, this product can be purchased in a pharmacy in different formulas, so everyone should try to understand what is the most suitable formula for the his condition, in fact some eye drops can cause redness of the eye surface, artificial tears should be used consistently to keep the eyes lubricated always, if you wear contact lenses, remember to remove them when inserting artificial tears and wait about a quarter of an hour before wearing them again;
  • use of ointments: the ointments are used if the eyes tend to dry, in particular, during the night, in fact the ointments are very thick and can not be applied during the day, as they cause problems of view;
  • temporary closure of the channels: Sometimes, it may be necessary to close those channels that go to drain the tears out of his eyes, initially, a test is performed by inserting a swab into the channels, which dissolves in a few days, in order to assess whether a final closure of the ducts can, indeed, be effective to keep the tears on the eye surface;
  • final closure of the channels: if, through the test, there is a considerable improvement thanks to tampons, can be inserted permanent silicone plugs, which can however be removed, but do not dissolve by themselves as the swab test; patients , in most cases, are a great relief permanent occlusion of the channels, which keeps the tears on the eye surface, allowing proper hydration and lubrication;
  • medications prescribed by your doctor or an ophthalmologist;
  • Surgery: In severe cases, you may choose to occlude, finally, the channels that drain tears out of his eyes, so as to allow the tears to stay on the surface of the eye, this surgery is performed under local anesthesia and, in general, not has side effects of any kind;
  • use of Lacrisek: this type of treatment is the use of a spray eyepiece to liposomes with vitamin A and
And that helps to stabilize the lipid layer of the tear film and ocular surface corrects moisture and eyelids. E 'one of which is located in pharmacological products trade prorpio for the treatment of dry eye syndrome.
If the dry eye depends on environmental factors, you can choose to:
  • wear sunglasses in order to shade your eyes from wind, dust, cold, especially during the winter, and sunlight;
  • use a humidifier, so as to maintain, always, the moist air and constant;
  • use filters to purify the air from dust and other irritants.

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