Our goal is to evaluate the patient as a whole – to understand the underlying causes of dry eye and blepharitis in that individual patient. We work with primary and specialist doctors to optimize systemic medications, order blood work if necessary, perform a thorough eye evaluation with advanced diagnostic testing, and develop a custom treatment plan that works with the patient’s insurance and budget. We sell hard-to-find dry eye and blepharitis products here in the office and can order less commonly used products for patient convenience.
Referrals are not necessary, but can help us with with your other doctors to maximize your treatment.
Due to the complex nature of dry eye and blepharitis, our initial dry-eye evaluation consists of a full exam and assessment including:
In order to jump-start success, we offer several in-office procedures:
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In order to improve compliance, we sell many dry eye and blepharitis treatments in our office, including: