Dried Out and Dried Up: What to Know About Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye | Bellevue, WAHaving dry, itchy, red, irritated, and inflamed eyes can make you feel less than yourself each and every day. If you have heard of dry eye syndrome but you don’t know the first thing about it, then we have daintily got your back. Here at Dr. Kristin Tarbet office, we specialize in a variety of treatments including dry eye.


What’s Dry Eye?

If there is one popular eye condition in the world, it would definitely be dry eye diseases. As a condition that affects both men and women, dry eye is caused when the tear ducts gets clogged with oil either from makeup or just from daily pollutants in the air and all around you.

What Are Symptoms of Dry Eye?

One of the unique things about dry eye is that it doesn’t just case your eyes to feel dry. IN fact, patients who have this condition can experience a variety of symptoms including:

  • Redness
  • Itchiness
  • Scratchiness
  • Tearing/Watering
  • Foreign Body Sensations in the eyes

How Is It Treated?

Our dry eye specialist, Chris, can help you drastically improve your quality of life with one of our unique dry eye treatments. Here at our office, we offer a wide range of treatments including:

  • Laser treatments
  • Gland debridement
  • Meibomian Gland imaging
  • PRP Injections
  • PRP Drops
  • Step by step plan on managing your dry eye from home.

If you think that you dry eye syndrome but you just aren’t sure, schedule an appointment with Chris at our Bellevue office today. During your consultation, he will do a brief examination of your eyes, ask you questions, and then determine if you, in fact, do have dry eye. If you are diagnosed, you will work together to create a treatment plan just for you. Are you interested in learning more about dry eye and dry eye treatment? If so, contact us at our Bellevue office and call 425-455-2131.

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