Skip to main content

We Are Open! COVID-19 ReOpening—Expectations
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety and well-being of our patients, staff and doctors is our first priority. Read Safety Protocols. Please read our safety protocols here.

Family Eyecare Center of Optometry:
Dr. Harold Ashcraft OD

Home » Eye Care Services » Dry Eye » Dry Eye Blog

Dry Eye Blog

woman-wearing-a-mask-640

Are Face Masks Causing Dry Eye Symptoms?

Wearing face masks is something that will be around for the foreseeable future, and so will mask-associated dry eye. Ask your eye doctor how to minimize dry eye symptoms today.
Read More
How-to-Get-Rid-of-Eyelash-Mites-640

How to Get Rid of Eyelash Mites

Demodicosis occurs when the microscopic Demodex mites living on your face or in your eyelashes proliferate, causing uncomfortable, even painful symptoms. But worry not, it can be easily treated by your dry eye optometrist.
Read More
protect-your-eyes_640x350

How Warm Compresses Can Relieve Dry Eye

Eyes naturally tear up to provide lubrication and comfort, but sometimes we don’t produce enough tears or tears of sufficient quality to keep our eyes moist. This can lead to a condition known as dry eye. Using compresses can help keep your eyes hydrated and comfortable.
Read More
Higher-Risk-For-Dry-Eye-640

Does Your Job Place You at a Higher Risk For Dry Eye?

Whether you work in an office, from home, or outdoors, certain elements of your work environment could be contributing to dry eye symptoms. Read on to learn how.
Read More
couple-on-a-field-of-flowers-640

Managing Dry Eye Symptoms While Enjoying Outdoors

Don’t let dry eyes stop you from enjoying your time outdoors. If you experience any dry eye symptoms, implement the following tips, or get an eye exam to identify the cause of the problem and get the appropriate treatment.
Read More
Dry-Eye-Africam-American-Man-640x350

Ever Wonder What Causes Eye Twitching?

Is your eyelid twitching? Dry eye syndrome might be at the root of those little eyelid spasms. Treating your dry eyes can help reduce eye twitching. Here’s why.
Read More
x

COVID-19 ReOpening—Expectations
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety and well-being of our patients, staff and doctors is our first priority. Read Safety Protocols.

Adjust Text Size Normal Large Extra Large