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Shall I confer with the doctors about my dry eyes?

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Dr. Jeffrey Paul
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Dry eye is an extremely common condition.
Symptoms usually include burning or scratcy feeling in the eyes. We have better treatments than we ever had in the past. Options for treatment include otc artificial tears, punctal plugs (small plastic devices used to block up the tear drainage apparatus), prescription drops, primarily restasis, oral treatments such as omega-3 fatty acids or fish oil.

In brief: Yes

Dry eye is an extremely common condition.
Symptoms usually include burning or scratcy feeling in the eyes. We have better treatments than we ever had in the past. Options for treatment include otc artificial tears, punctal plugs (small plastic devices used to block up the tear drainage apparatus), prescription drops, primarily restasis, oral treatments such as omega-3 fatty acids or fish oil.
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
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Dr. John Kim
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It is a good idea.

Dry eye is a common problem. It can be mild and minimally symptomatic or severe causing great distress.
There are many treatment options, discuss with your ophthalmologist to see what you should do.

In brief: It is a good idea.

Dry eye is a common problem. It can be mild and minimally symptomatic or severe causing great distress.
There are many treatment options, discuss with your ophthalmologist to see what you should do.
Dr. John Kim
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Dry eye

Your description sounds like dry eye.
Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation.

In brief: Dry eye

Your description sounds like dry eye.
Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation.
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