Dry Eye and Glaucoma

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Jun 10, 2024 2:18:09 PM

Dry Eye Syndrome and glaucoma commonly occur together. Patients may have irksome symptoms, but might not associate them with dry eye syndrome.

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Dry Eye & LASIK

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on May 28, 2024 11:43:16 AM


Dry Eye is a common side effect of LASIK vision correction, often caused by a decrease in tear production due to the reduced sensitivity of corneal nerves post-surgery. This can lead to insufficient lubrication and protection for the eyes, resulting in irritation. While Dry Eye is typically temporary after LASIK, some patients may experience symptoms for an extended period. Using lubricating eye-drops can provide relief from discomfort.

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The Connection Between Air Quality and Eye Health

by Guest Author Teri Silver on Oct 30, 2023 3:36:50 PM

Clean, healthy air is a key component to clear vision. However, the connection between air quality and eye health is often overlooked. Dirty, musty, hazy air leads to eye and respiratory problems. Polluted air irritates your eyes, causing short-term and long-term effects.

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