Category: Dry Eyes

What you can do about dry eyes

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Dry Eyes on March 15, 2020

Dry Eyes | Boca Raton, FL

When adult men and women of Boca Raton, FL are dealing with continued problems with dry eyes, they may be struggling with a condition that is chronic in nature. While some patients experience dry eyes only in certain situations, such as during allergy season or the drier winter months, others deal with dry eyes daily…. Read More


The Reason Behind Your Dry Eyes

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Dry Eyes on January 30, 2019

Dry Eyes, Boca Raton, FL

Tears are an invaluable component of maintaining consistent, comfortable, and clear vision. Tears lubricate the eyes using a mix of oils, mucus, antibodies, and water. When there is an imbalance in this combination of ingredients, dry eye can result. You might have dry eye if… If you have dry eye, you could be experiencing: a… Read More


How Your Lifestyle Could Be Causing Dry Eyes

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Dry Eyes on November 15, 2018

Dry Eyes Boca Raton, FL

Dry Eyes can be excessively painful or a minor irritation. For some, dry eyes impede their ability to read, watch TV, or get work done on the computer. They may also be particularly uncomfortable in dry environments like airplanes. Tears lubricate the eye and are spread across the surface of the eye every time you… Read More


Why are my Eyes so Dry?

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Dry Eyes on January 15, 2018

Woman adding eye drops at a computer work station

Dry eyes are often an indication that your tear system is not working properly. Even when you are excited or happy, your eyes have tears in them. Tears help moisturize and lubricate the eyes, which make them more comfortable. Your tears are made up of important ingredients to help keep your eyes healthy and clear…. Read More


Not a dry eye in the house

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Dry Eyes on January 30, 2017

Happy woman

A condition called “dry eye” has been getting a lot of attention lately, mostly through advertising on TV. It might make the painful, annoying condition seem like the “problem of the month,” which makes some people write it off and others worry they have a serious disease. Various glands around your eyes secrete the lubricating… Read More


Why all the focus on dry eyes?

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Dry Eyes on September 15, 2015

Dry Eyes, Boca Raton, FL

It can feel terrible, even make you miserable, but chronic dry eye is a common problem that most of us will experience at some point, especially as we age.  Chronic dry eye means that not enough tears are produced to keep our eyes comfortable, and studies show that it affects up to 30% of people… Read More


Easy Ways to Prevent Dry Eyes

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Dry Eyes on January 30, 2015

Easy Ways to Prevent Dry Eyes

Dry eye symptoms are a nuisance and can affect your quality of life. Although various treatments for dry eyes are available here at our Boca Raton eye care practice, it is still important for patients to avoid situations that cause irritation. Here are easy ways you to avoid dry eye symptoms. Say good-bye to smoking…. Read More