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New Year, New You!

Make this the most comfortable year yet.  Treat your eyes to relief.
Feel free to contact us to learn more!
SYMPTOMS

The most obvious symptom is dry eyes, other symptoms which may need to be treated include:

  • Aching sensations
  • Blurred vision
  • Burning/stinging
  • Contact lens irritation/intolerance
  • Excessive tearing/watery eyes
  • Eye pain
  • Feeling of something in eyes
  • Gritty/sandy/scratchy sensation
  • Hard to drive at night
  • Heavy eyes
  • Itching
  • Light sensitivity
  • Mucus in or around eyes
  • Redness of the eyes
  • Sore/fatigued eyes



CAUSES

Most often Dry Eye Syndrome occurs when there is a problem with the fatty oils, water or mucus components of tears. Dry Eye Syndrome can happen to anyone at any age but there are certain factors, which can increase your risk of getting the condition including:

  • Aging
  • Air conditioning/fans
  • Allergies
  • Contact lens solution
  • Dehydration
  • Digital screens
  • Dry/hot/windy environments
  • Female hormones/menopause/pregnancy
  • Frequent airplane flying
  • Increased tear evaporation
  • Keeping in contacts too long
  • Low tear production
  • Medical conditions including: autoimmune disease (like arthritis), diabetes, lupus, rosacea, scleroderma, Sjogren’s syndrome, thyroid disorders
  • Medication side effects
  • Post laser eye surgery
  • Smartphone overuse
  • Smoking
  • Tear gland damage
  • Vitamin A/omega-3 fatty acid deficiency
  • Other causes



TREATMENT

Symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome can vary significantly from person to person and may even be symptoms of other eye problems. The only way to know if you have chronic dry eye, the severity and causes is through an eye exam or if you come to our launch event you will get a free consult at the event to see if our IPL/RF treatment would be helpful for you.

There is no reason to continue suffering from a dry eye condition. We can now treat the underlying causes to make your day to day life a lot more comfortable.

Our New Year Special is in full swing.  If you book a package now you will get a 20% discount!

Call to find out more details or feel like you could benefit before the event, give use a call/text at 512-651-5186 or email us at appointment@westlakehillsvision.com

Dr. Susan Elizondo

Dr. Susan Elizondo

Dr. Susan Elizondo has been practicing optometry for 10 years, and proudly took ownership of Westlake Hills Vision Center in 2019. She has a passion for nutrition and practices a plant based approach to health and healing.

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