Reading an eye chart mounted or projected on a wall is a standard part of every visit to the optometrist today, but it wasn't always that way. Centuries ago, practitioners struggled to measure vis ...View Article
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Dr. Christine Best understands that good eye health is about more than just good vision. Your eyes must feel (and "look" good), too! She's proud to help people achieve this by providing comprehensive optometry services to the communities of Thornton, Brighton, Broomfield, Northglenn, Westminster, Erie, Commerce City, and Frederick.
Chronic dry eye is one of the most common eye health conditions diagnosed and treated by Dr. Best. Read on to learn more.
If your eyes are dry, it's because something is causing you to have inadequate tear production. Tears aren't just for crying--they are also important for keeping the surface of your eyes protectively moist. While it's not always clear what's causing chronic dry eyes, there are several possibilities:
When at all possible, it's extremely important to identify the underlying factors contributing to your dry eyes. This way, the root cause of your symptoms can be properly addressed, which will provide you with fuller and longer-lasting relief.
In addition to the feeling of dryness, people with chronic dry eye often experience other distracting and uncomfortable symptoms, including:
At Best Eyecare Associates, Dr. Best can offer customized treatment plans to relieve people of all ages and backgrounds recover from their chronic dry eye. Potential treatments may include:
Call Best Eyecare Associates today to schedule an appointment with our Brighton and Thornton eye doctor, Dr. Christine Best. She also proudly serves the communities of Broomfield, Northglenn, Westminster, Erie, Commerce City, and Frederick.
Call 303-254-4888 to schedule an appointment!
To help raise awareness about chronic dry eye, be sure to check out the educational resource program called eyelove.