Dry Eyes

Dry eye disease is a disorder of the tear film, which coats the surface of the eye. Dry eyes may be caused by decreased tear production or excessive evaporation of the tears or a combination of the two.

Common symptoms include: burning, tearing, redness, gritty sensation, sensitivity to light, blurred vision, eye fatigue, sensation that there is something in the eye.

Dry eye symptoms have been shown to have a significant impact on quality of vision and quality of life. Uncontrolled dry eye can lead to significant eye discomfort, corneal infection, corneal thinning, and decreased vision.

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Why should I come to Triangle Eye for my dry eye evaluation?

Triangle Eye is the only “anterior-segment-only” ophthalmology practice in the Triangle – which means all of our doctors have received subspecialty fellowship training in cornea and external disease. They have a special interest in the treatment of dry eyes. In our clinic we are focused on the evaluation and treatment of patients with dry eye. You will receive specialized and individualized attention, a thorough evaluation, with a focus on your symptoms and their effect on your quality of life. Your doctors will discuss the mechanisms behind your dry eye and what treatments are specifically recommended for you.

View the Dry Eye Prezi video below for more detailed information about dry eye.

What unique diagnostics and treatments are available at Triangle Eye?


Surgical treatment of Conjunctivochalasis

Surgical treatment of Conjunctivochalasis in our office suite. Conjunctivochalasis is characterized by redundant folds of the conjunctiva, which is often associated with dry eye disease.

Punctual occlusion

Punctual occlusion options with temporary dissolvable plugs, permanent silicone plugs, or punctual cauterization

Availability of Serum tears

Availability of Serum tears: production of serum tears involves taking a sample of your own blood and producing a preservative free tear supplement from the nutrients in your blood.

Schedule your dry eye evaluation at Triangle Eye now – we want to help your eyes feel better!

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Please call 919-256-2500 for emergencies

2406 Blue Ridge Road Ste 280
Raleigh, NC 27607

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Fri: 8am-12pm