Category Archives: Dry Eyes

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Your Treatment Options for Chronic Dry Eye

Persistent dry eye annoyance should not be ignored and accepted as a common condition based on lifestyle and environmental factors. It could be a serious eye condition. Unexplained, prolonged dry eye symptoms are not normal and should be examined by one of the board-certified ophthalmologists at Central Valley Eye Medical Group serving the communities of… Read More »

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More Fish Oil for Less Dry Eye

Last year, in our Central Valley blog we talked about the potential for fish oil for treating dry eye. While we’re not exactly a coastal area here in the Central Valley, we thought maybe we’d explore another blog about fish oil and dry eye because the results are promising. We’ll even include how much you… Read More »

Your Eyes Shouldn’t Be Dry

Dry eye sounds so innocuous. So, your eyes are a little dry and itchy. Maybe you’re just a little dehydrated, right? Or maybe it was a little dusty in Modesto today, right? Wrong. While dry eye is a common condition, it needs to be properly diagnosed and treated by the team at Central Valley Eye… Read More »

Fish Oil and Dry Eye

Summer in California’s Central Valley can be hot and dry. But most of us don’t think of our eyes as being dry. Don’t tell that to our Central Valley Eye Medical patients with a condition known as dry eye. Dry eye is appropriately named for the condition where the eyes don’t provide sufficient lubrication. While… Read More »

Tearing Eyes May Actually Be Dry Eyes

Dry eye sounds so innocuous. It sounds as if you’re maybe dehydrated from our dry Central California summer, and your eyes are a little dry and itchy. Nope. Dry eye is an eye condition that we can diagnose and treat at Central Valley Eye Medical Group before it impacts your vision. What is dry eye?… Read More »

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What is Dry Eye?

The eyes make two types of tears. The first type is called lubricating tears, and they are produced slowly and steadily all through the day. The second type of tears is called reflex tears. They don’t have much lubrication value, instead functioning as emergency flooding of the eye when it is injured or irritated. If… Read More »


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