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Treatments available For Dry Eyes

Dry eye is a very treatable condition. Some situations can be addressed with nutritional supplements and drops. Other situations require non-surgical procedures to treat the underlying cause. Upon proper diagnosis, your optometrist will discuss the treatment options that will provide the best outcome for your dry eye symptoms.

Retail and prescription solutions, include:

  • Artificial tears
  • Eye masks
  • Topical prescription eye drops
  • Specialty contact lens options
  • Nutritional supplements (Omega 3)
  • Restasis®
  • Xiidra™

Elective in-office procedures include:

  • Punctal plugs or cautery (procedure to plug the eyelid punctum)
  • BlephEx®—A simple and painless eyelid cleaning procedure to remove debris and bacteria that can lead to inflammation and blepharitis (a condition that can produce dry eye symptoms).
  • LipiFlow®—The only FDA-approved treatment procedure that opens and clears oil glands, allowing them to regain production of the oils needed for healthy tears. One 12-minute treatment can offer relief for up to three years.

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At Forsight Vision and Midwest Dry Eye Center, it is our highest priority to provide the best quality eye care and to ensure the health and safety of our patients, staff and our entire community. We are happy to announce that we will be reopening the office for routine eyecare starting Saturday, May 2, 2020.

We are making great efforts to keep you and your family safe and have made the following changes to address the challenges regarding COVID-19 following the CDC and AOA (American Optometric Association) guidelines.

In order to prevent any further spread of the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) we ask that you please reschedule your appointment if any of the following applies to you:

Seek medical advice if you develop symptoms, or have been in contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or if you live in or have recently been in an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19.

As a local, family-owned business, we SINCERELY appreciate each and every one of you for trusting us with your eye care. Please keep yourself and your loved ones safe during these difficult times.

We look forward to welcoming you back for your next visit.

Thank you!

Dr. Cohan, Dr. Cozzone, and the entire staff at Forsight Vision and Midwest Dry Eye Center.