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Eyedrops

Help! My eyes are irritated. Which eye drops are the best?

By Dr. Paul Neumann

Those of you listening to your eyes when they scream for help might be wondering which eye drops you should reach for. This is a good question, with no simple answer.

If you walk into a drugstore, you will see an entire wall of eye drops all claiming to be the one. But […]

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Your dry eyes are talking to you. Are you listening?

By Dr. Paul Neumann

When I started practicing optometry in 1992, dry eyes were little more than a nuisance. But in 2007, the International Dry Eye WorkShop (DEWS) made a huge discovery: dry eyes are not a disorder, but a disease.  

Today, Jennifer Aniston is a spokesperson for dry eye disease. Now that is mainstream! […]

By |February 5th, 2019|Central Saanich Optometry, Doctor, Eye Exam, Eyedrops, Medical Exam, Optometrist, Optometry|Comments Off on Your dry eyes are talking to you. Are you listening?

How to instill eyedrops and avoid contamination

Eyedrops are prescribed by doctors to treat acute or long-term ocular conditions. Proper instillation is critical to ensure effectiveness and also avoid contamination or infection.

Did you know?
30% of patients miss the mark and hit their eyelids or cheeks with the eyedrops.
70% touch the bottle tip to their eyelashes or eyelids.
1/6 of one drop will fill your eye […]

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