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Dry Eye Management

Managing dry eye symptoms properly

Successful and long-term management of Dry Eye Symptoms require a holistic approach!

Symptoms of Dry Eye

  • Dryness
  • Burning, stinging or itching
  • Irritation from wind or smoke
  • Blurred or smeary vision
  • Tired eyes
  • Red eyes
  • Excessive watering
Tear Layer

The Tear Film

The tear film is immensely important, the eye depends on this flow of tears to provide moisture, and lubrication to maintain vision and comfort

If there is an imbalance in the tear system, the result is poor quality and/or quantity tears that do not adequately lubricate the eye, causing a person to experience.

Managing Dry Eye

Successful and long-term management of dry eye requires:

  • Correctly identifying the causative reason(s) for the dry eye.
  • Assessing the current level of dryness.
  • Formulating a management plan.
  • Re-evaluating and adjusting management for long term comfort.

Dry Eye Management is not a service offered by the NHS.

At Barnard Associates, we have successfully been helping patients manage their dry eye symptoms for over 20 years.

For more help and information, please contact our reception team.

What We Do

Some of the equipment that we use in managing dry eyes

The Oculus K5

The Oculus K5 is a wonderful addition to help successfully identify and assess tear quality and quantity

It also helps grade the impact the dryness may be causing.

Oculus K5

BlephEx™ and Blephasteam® Treatments

Often associated with dry eye problems is an eyelid condition called blepharitis.

“The BlephEx™ is a revolutionary new patented handpiece, used to very precisely and carefully, spin a medical grade micro-sponge along the edge of your eyelids and lashes, removing scurf and debris and exfoliating your eyelids.”