Dry eye can be chronic and is incurable in some cases. Despite that it can’t always be cured, dry eye can be managed in most cases. At Henderson Vision Centre, we provide comprehensive dry eye therapy.
For patients seeking dry eye therapy, we offer extensive diagnostics and treatment programs. Most patients see us four times over a period of six months (initial assessment/treatment, follow-up diagnostics and treatments at 1, 3, and 6 month milestones). We have designed this treatment regimen to provide extensive care for those who are seeking relief.
Included in our dry eye therapy program:
If dry eye is impacting you, visit us for an assessment and treatment. Request your appointment.
Dry eye’s symptoms are similar to symptoms of other conditions (notably, conjunctivitis). Many people confuse dry eye with seasonal allergies, temporary irritation, or other conditions with comparable symptoms.
Diagnosis begins with an eye exam. During the eye exam we will examine your eyes and assess their overall health. Depending on your case of dry eye, we may measure the volume of tears your eyes produce or assess the quality of your tears.
We will also help diagnose the cause of your dry eye. Dry eye can have many causes, including common medications (like antihistamines) and digital eye strain.
Treatment for dry eye generally revolves around improving lubrication. Improving eye lubrication relieves symptoms for the majority of people and can be done through a variety of means. These include:
The goal when treating dry eye is to improve quality of life by reducing or eliminating symptoms.
You can find us in the River East Plaza, between Safeway and Booster Juice, and across from Tim Hortons.
We have plenty of parking available on-site.
Monday-Thursday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Fridays 9:00am - 4:30pm
Saturdays 9:00am -3:00pm (except for long weekends and July/August)