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Dry Eye In Women: Dr. Riordan Explains In New Podcast

Dr. Kimberly Riordan, an optometrist with Florida Eye Specialists and the Head of the Dry Eye Center for Excellence, recently joined Eden Kendall and Christine Stone on the Uncluttered and Unfiltered Podcast. Listen as they discuss dry eye syndrome in women and the secrets to women’s eye health, especially as you navigate life after 50

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Symptoms of Dry Eye

Symptoms of Dry Eye

Dry eye disease can make your eyes uncomfortable, blurry and even painful, but you don’t have to live with this common condition. Don’t ignore the symptoms of dry eye — our eye care experts are here to help with a personalized treatment plan for you.  Symptoms of Dry Eye Dry eye can cause ongoing discomfort,

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Tips for Soothing Dry Eyes In Winter

Tips for Soothing Dry Eyes In Winter

Written by Donald A. Barnhorst, Jr., M.D., Florida Eye Specialists Do Dry Eyes Get Worse In Winter? As temperatures drop, our eyes are exposed to cold, dry wind and air, making dry eyes in winter all too common. Dry eye symptoms can also occur as your heating system runs during the winter, which removes the

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Can Dry Eyes Cause Blurry Vision?

Can Dry Eyes Cause Blurry Vision?

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, over 20 million people have dry eye in the U.S. This common eye condition can cause painful and frustrating symptoms. But can dry eyes cause blurry vision? Unfortunately, yes, but the good news is that you don’t have to live with itchy, dry eyes. Read on to learn

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The 5 Best Eye Drops for Dry Eye

What are the best eye drops for dry eyes? With so many options to choose from, it can be hard to decide. The best way to find the right dry eye treatment for you is to be evaluated by an eye doctor.  Your optometrist or ophthalmologist can help determine what form of dry eye disease

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Contact Lens Tips For Dry Eye — Maintain Healthy Vision

Dry eye can significantly impact your quality of life when symptoms like headaches, blurred vision, and dizziness keep you from doing the things you love. It can also make it difficult to enjoy clear vision when wearing contact lenses. Take proactive steps to maintain healthy eyes and follow these valuable contact lens tips if you have dry eye. 

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Can Allergies Cause Dry Eyes?

Can allergies cause dry eyes? Yes! Allergy season is the worst time of year for people with dry eye. Thankfully, you can take steps to protect your eyes and reduce painful symptoms. And if these don’t work, our dedicated team at Florida Eye Specialists, including our dry eye specialist Dr. Kimberly Riordan, is here to help.

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Why Are My Eyes So Dry in the Winter?

It’s no secret that eye protection is essential throughout the summer months, but did you know that this is also important during the winter, too? As temperatures drop, our eyes are exposed to dry air and other extreme conditions, making dry eye symptoms extremely common. Fortunately, there are many measures you can take to protect

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Dry Eye Self Test

With over 58% of the population suffering from dry eye, it is more than likely that your irritated, itchy eyes are caused by this common condition. Instead of letting things continue and worsen, take our free, 7-question dry eye test to finally get some relief.  Answer the questions below to find out if it’s time

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