Dry eye disease is caused by a problem with tear production. Either a person may not produce enough tears or the quality of tears produced is too low. Your optometrist in Dickinson, Texas, may be able to go over the three components of a tear—the mucous-like, oily and water components—and how each plays an important role in the overall health of your eye’s surface. There are certain factors which may put you at a greater risk of developing dry eye syndrome. [Read more…]
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Are Floaters Harmless or a Cause for Emergency?
Your body changes significantly as you age, including your eyesight. You will notice your vision getting progressively worse. You may also notice small spots or specks drifting through your field of vision. These are called floaters. Regardless of your age many will experience floaters at some point in your life and often wonder if it is cause for concern or not. That raises the question, when should you see your optometrist in League City, TX about floaters?