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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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Dr. Freidl Featured in the JAX Daily Record

Dr. Freidl was featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record for being the first ophthalmologist in Northeast Florida to perform cataract surgery with the Vivity Lens. This lens option performs better for patients who have had LASIK, or have glaucoma, macular degeneration, or dry eye.  Read more about Dr. Freidl’s experience with this innovative lens option.

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Dry Eye Information

The Fix for Dry Eye

Dry eye is a common eye problem that can cause considerable discomfort. When dry eye symptoms make your eyes feel uncomfortable on a regular basis, help is available. Understanding how this condition is diagnosed and the available dry eye treatments can help you find effective relief. The Diagnosis Process for Dry Eye When visiting a

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Dry Eye Information

The 5 Best Contacts for Dry Eye

Contact lenses can help improve your vision, but they can be uncomfortable to wear when you suffer from dry eye disease. This condition can cause your eyes to feel dry and irritated on a regular basis. Dry eye contacts offer a more suitable contact lens option for those who have this condition. The following lenses

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Dry Eye Information

Will Dry Eyes Affect Your LASIK Eye Surgery?

Dry eye is a very common eye condition. The relationship between dry eyes and LASIK is an interesting one. The success of LASIK surgery depends on controlling this common eye condition. Those with mild dry eyes may be eligible for this eye surgery. It’s important to speak with your doctor about the requirements to reduce

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Dry Eye Information

How To Prevent Dry Eye When You Have Fall Allergies

During the fall, everyone enjoys getting outdoors to go camping, sit around bonfires and do yard work. Unfortunately for those of us with dry eye, these activities also bring allergies that can wreak havoc on our eyes. Don’t let itchy, irritated eyes keep you from enjoying the hallmarks of fall. Read on to learn how

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Dr. Riordan Discusses: The Link Between Internet Usage And Dry Eye

Dr. Kimberly Riordan was featured in The Ponte Vedra Recorder to discuss the link between internet usage and dry eye. According to one poll, the average U.S. person is now spending over 13 hours per day looking at a screen. That’s an increase from 10 hours last year. This can cause dry eye symptoms like

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Cataract Information

What Diabetics Need to Know About Cataracts & Other Eye Conditions

Diabetes comes with an onslaught of potential complications, high among those complications are eye problems. The good news? With proper treatment and lifestyle changes, many people with diabetes are able to prevent or delay the onset of these symptoms. In a situation where knowledge is power, knowing what to expect can be your best tool

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Dry Eye Information

The Effects of Blue Light on Our Eyes

As we depend on computers and handheld devices with screens more and more, we are beginning to see the results of too much blue light exposure. Blue light can provide benefits to our health, by boosting alertness and regulating circadian rhythm. However, too much blue light can have harmful effects, especially on our vision. Learn

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Eye Health

Why Do My Eyes Burn?

If you’re experiencing stinging, irritated or burning eyes, it’s imperative to identify the cause and find relief. Often, treatment can be as simple as over-the-counter, preservative-free eyedrops, but in some cases, ongoing medical treatment is needed. An overview of problems and causes should help you decide whether you need treatment from your eye care professional.

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