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
Dr. Kimberly Riordan discussed the link between screen time and dry eye disease on Action News Jax. Due to increased computer, cell phone, and television use, eye issues are on the rise. Dr. Riordan provides information on the link between heightened screen time during the COVID-19 pandemic and dry eye disease. Read the full story
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Every spring, allergy sufferers reach for eye drops and medications to soothe their itchy, watery eyes. But too often, patients confuse allergies with the condition known as dry eye. The symptoms of allergies and dry eye are similar, and studies show that dry eye cases peak with allergy season as well. However, treating dry eye
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
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
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.